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Sunday, December 27, 2015

Chooky's SSCS, 10 OPAM finishes for December, Sunday Stitchers...........

I finally got to open my parcel in Chookyblue's SSCS. The wait was definitely worth it as I received these beautiful gifts from Gail in the US.

The square topper is gorgeous and fits a table where the tree that displays my handmade ornaments sits each year.  How good is that.  
Gail also sent a matching mug mat along with a scissor broach, a Missouri pin, some chocolates and sweets.
Thank you so much Gail for this wonderful parcel and for being my Secret Santa for 2015.
I also received an email from Marion in Germany who has opened the parcel I sent to her.
Here is what I made.

I have made a couple of these to give-away but will have to make one for myself  one of these days.

This year has been a busy one for me and I haven't done too much posting. My Sunday Stitchers had our Christmas break-up back in November. As usual we had a Secret Santa and I pulled Teresa's name out of the hat. I was thrilled as I already had a gift I had seen and bought nearly 2 years before hoping I would get Teresa eventually in a swap. I have known Teresa for many years and I know how much she loves all things Paris and vintage so these were my gifts to her.
Inside I added a pocket using two of the dresses on it.


Fell in love with this fabric which has dresses with Paris themes on them. Made a large tote for Teresa to take shopping. Also the previously bought magnets and post-it notes, Paris themed of course.

Our Christmas table which we all added to with a plate of goodies.

My gorgeous table runner made by Allison and a little teddy bear Xmas ornament. It is so pretty, I love it. 

These were some of the extras that everyone gave me. Missing is the beautiful roll made by Sandi which opened out into a place mat with cutlery engraved with our name. I will post a photo next time. 

 I was lucky to also have my birthday in December and I received all these fat quarters of gorgeous materials from the girls. How lucky was I. Blue was my colour for this year.

Well we are having a big storm at the moment so had better close and see if this will post.
I'll record my OPAM finishes. Not had a lot of completed items this year so hope 2016 is a better one for me.
Till next time Happy Stitching...............



11 comments:

  1. Beautiful gifts Noela sent and received....lots of lovely stitching x

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  2. Great post Noela.... love the gifts sent and received.
    It was a terrific day at the Sunday Stitchers and a perfect present for Teresa.

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  3. Wow - you have certainly received some gorgeous gifts! Enjoy!

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  4. So much gorgeous crafting in your posts. It's very inspiring seeing all the Christmas crafting in blogland

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    1. Wow love your gorgeous SSCS gifts and what you made for your partner. Lovely xmas breakup too and the Paris themed goodies are gorgeous

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  5. Wow beautiful gifts both sent and received xx

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  6. Looks like lovely Christmas celebrations. Beautifully made gifts travelling all over the world celebrating friendships.

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  7. Lovely things Noela - the swaps are fun!

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  8. beautiful gifts both sent and received........thanks for being part of the SSCS once again........

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  9. I love all the gifts you received Noela, and love the gifts that you made for Marion and Teresa!

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