Monday, 28 July 2008

Xmas in July...................

I have eaten, looked in the shops, eaten............chosen my quilt............eaten, drank, slept, eaten and sewn and eaten and sewn..........some more drinks and slept............more eating and sewing and generally had a wonderful time away............as I don't have pics yet of what i made you will have to wait..............thanks for all the lovely emails I received while away.........

I will firstly show you all my goodies from the private xmas ornament swap I did with blogless Fiona...........it was a direct swap...........firstly I will show what Fiona sent me......

.....these beautiful stitcheries to hang on my tree..........

this great Christmas bag.................and some fabrics and threads.................

this tiny little Santa was made by a friend of Fiona's............

this little plum pudding was made by Fiona's Mum and when she told her what she was doing her Mum wanted to include one.............it is very cute and has chocolates inside it................so thanks Fiona's Mum.............

I was totally spoilt by Fiona...............thanks.............this is my first xmas in July swap and would do it again.........was never really into Xmas in July but I sure am now............

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here are the little ornaments I made for Fiona.............the ric rac came from my Nan's sewing supplies.....so very special............and it was perfect for hanging the hearts.................

I also included some other bits and pieces but no pics..........sorry...........

more xmas news soon..............

take care...............Chookyblue..........

16 comments:

  1. This was some cute christmas ornaments. I would love to make some, but it this heatwave we're having in Norway right now it's too hot to think christmas LOL

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  2. All the photos are making me think Christmas right along with you. It will be here before we even know it at the rate this year is passing by.

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  3. I told you she was spoiling you, you should be very happy, they are all very cute. Hope we have converted you to a Christmas in July fan.
    Kerry

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  4. kinda puts you in the spirit, doesn't it. lovely hearts!

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  5. What a fun swap Donna! That little Santa is adorable -- it reminds me of an old one that my Dad has from his childhood. How does she get the chocolates into that little knitted pudding?

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  6. What lovely gifts you gave to each other. I love the hearts and the ornaments for the tree.

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  7. Lucky you to receive goodies from the whole family, you are spoiled. More news of Christmas soon, hmmmm, is that the SSCS? :) I will be checking on your blog every day.

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  8. What a cool swap! Love the santa and the pudding especially!!

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  9. I just love xmas and all those goodies you have been given just put me in the mood to do some xmas things.

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  10. Did you forget to mention eating....glad you had a fab time we go in three weeks...love all the swapping all just beautiful.

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  11. The ornaments you made are just gorgeous!!! I love what fiona sent you too... Can't wait for some pics of Nundle!!

    Jodie :)

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  12. Love your ornaments and bag. Inspiring for me to move along and get the children making christmas things.
    Glad you had a great time at Nundle!
    Bec xxx

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  13. We have both had a weekend away yours is sounding like mine especially the eating oh the terror of getting on the scales....love all your Chrissy things....??? how does the chocolate get out the plum pudding.

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  14. I think we could all get used to this Xmas in July fun......
    I received my Xmas in July project from Kerry's. Can't wait to get started on it.... Maybe I'll get it finished by Xmas 2008?

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  16. Hi !
    I come from France to visit you !
    i like your works !
    see you soon !

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