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Thursday, May 6, 2010

Parcel, progress and finish

Oh, some mail box goodness popped up today - me all giddy! *lol* A little while back I won the draw on Lise/Chocolate Cat's blogiversary giveaway, and this morning a bag of yummy treats showed up. Look at this:



Some gorgeous multi-coloured hand dyed embroidery floss, a lovely stitchery pattern by Robyn Allen-Waters, two great FQs, some chocolate/caramels, and something I've never seen before; a Floss Winder - intrigued to find out how this contraption works ;o) Tusen takk, Lise!! I'm thrilled!

In my last post I promised some quilty updates... I have been making a little progress on my Tender Moments quilt - three more cute little stitcheries are done, and I've started a fourth. Still have a long way to go on this quilt, but I'm enjoying every step of the way.



And I have a little finish - a quick gift for someone's sunroom who is decorated in blue and yellow (so no, I've not become a Sweden-patriot *lol*).



This little table runner measures 10.5" x 16" and took me aproximately five hours to make - would probably have taken lot less had I not mucked up the appliqué on one of the flowers and had to un-sew - I'm not a speedy ripper ;o)

Hugs and stitches from Anne Ida

8 comments:

paulette said...

What a sweet runner!! Your friend will be thrilled!! And what a nice win for you...lots of nice goodies!!
Paulette

Trisha said...

I love your little table runner!

Rhonda said...

What a cute tablerunner but I'm focused on the chocolate...yummy!!!
Take care.

Janet said...

Ah, it looks like a parcel from Australia, what a lovely one to recieve. I love your cute stitcheries and that sunny table runner.

Teresa said...

Absolutely love the table runner - so cute. Your stitchery is excellent - another great project in the making.

Guðrún said...

The runner is beautiful, and just the right colours for summer, bright and "clean".

sewkalico said...

Your runner is very cute!

Suzie said...

A delightful package, chocolate, hmmm! Your table runner is absolutely lovely, a great idea!