Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Christmas Break Ups

This last week has been lots of parties.......
and that means lots of pressies......


I so coveted these little angel scissors when I saw them on Jenny's blog.... as a giveaway.... and I nearly cried when I didn't win them (but it was okay 'cos Allie did!)
..... so guess who was excited at getting these from Quilt Craft - my favourite quilt shop and club
~ she even has a figure like mine ~
~ oh - those are wings? - well I can dream ~


I also received these lovely chocolates from an Aged Care facility where I visit...
the box is empty now - of course - how do you think I got that angel figure?


~ seems like angels are around ~ 
this time from the local craft group - this is a cute lavender sachet to hang in my cupboard
~ not with the clothes ~
~ with my fabrics (she will live with the important stuff!) ~

~ her figure looks like mine too ~

This is what I took to the craft group - a mug rug and mug - big mug
~ well, I should share my body secrets at this giving time of year ~


~ and this one will be posted this week ~
~ but I am only showing it later ~
~ it's a secret you see ~


This next gift is a special one I bought two of 
(one for me and one for a friend)

This is a pattern Joy has designed and all the profits made in December will go to support projects in Thailand which are trying to slave trading and child trafficing.


This is a pretty pattern and wouldn't take too many hours to make.... plus we get to support a good cause.


You can read the story behind the pattern  HERE

~ I have had a little bit of time for real work ~

These hexies do vexies me a little bit

This is the last round of the Stitch-A-Long


~ I have done some gift tag making ~


~ Now I have to go and clean up the mess ~
~ maybe tea and cake first ~
~ I have a figure to maintain ~

11 comments:

  1. Hi Fiona,
    You have been incredibly busy with so many fabulous pics to share. I wonder what Santa will bring you to add to your haul of presents.

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  2. You busy busy woman!
    We all have to work hard to maintain our wonderful girlish figures.

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  3. Ah yes, the Christmas figure.....a true vision of loveliness after all those mince pies and pudding......*grin*

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  4. I'm so glad you got some of those scissors Fiona, you and Jenny and I will be snipping together in style!! Love the little sachet and the mug and rug are just GORGEOUS. Love Joy's design and for such a good cause. Good luck with those hexxies - won't catch me making them, lol!

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  5. Fabulous gifts Fiona and great scissors. Good luck with those little hexies! Oh it looks like it might be my block you are working on :-) Still waiting on round 4 to arrive so I can work on it.

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  6. Them scissors are cute. You sure get allot done Maybe I will get with it and get things done.
    Laura

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  7. Hi... I still need your postal address so I can send your giveaway cheer to you.
    Merry Christmas

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  8. The mug rug and mug are very pretty! You have been busy!

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  9. Gorgeous post - I smiled the whole way through!!!

    I love the sissors, they're just gorgeous...

    All of the pressies are awesome and I can't wait to see what is in the surprise one..

    Hugs - Jodie :)

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  10. You have been really busy. Enjoyed seeing all the projects and those scissors are just great.

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  11. How cute are those scissors!!!
    Thanks for sharing about my pattern :)
    lv,
    Joy

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