Thursday, December 15, 2011

Santa Sack ........

Way back in July Cheryll from Gone Stitchin' was thinking of Christmas.... and organised a Santa Sack swap.....  we were all to make a Santas Sack and then each month send a couple of gifts ......

I have been partnered up with Sherry from Cross Stitch Crazy Mum and it has been such fun reading her blog and getting to know her over the months.... (you should pop by there.. Sherry has the most lovely cross stitch work)

It has been very hard not to do any peeking..... I tell you that sack was BULGING!


Today we were 'allowed' to open them......

just look at my smorgasbord of fun ...


there is a very pretty container (just right for earrings),

some Australiana fabric,

a lizard with a christmas hat mug

and pretty pink buttons with butterflies (sorry those pictures are blurry - I was a bit excited!!),

look at the wonderful selection of novelty buttons,

and  crewel stitching kit (now that is something I haven't tried),

 a "Dare to be Different" lizard mug (Sherry did her homework - I love lizards!),

a hand made cross stitched cushion (I told you Sherry does the most beautiful cross stitch),

a HUGE lizard for on the wall (such a handsome fellow),


 the cutest scissor holder,

a very sweet sewing pattern called Angel Bears,

look at this lovely sewing machine fabric,

an adorable Welcome Friends cushion (more lovely hand work - which is up decorating my branch)

 ..and they all came in the santa sack shown at the top....

Sherry, thank you so much - and thanks too to Cheryll for organising this swap....

today's Christmas Cheer 

28 comments:

  1. whow what a great lot of gifts there Fiona,very nice,yipee santa comes today,i am waiting until i drop the grand-children back home

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  2. Oh my what a lovely collection of gifts you have.
    I've never seen a lizard on a mug before ... great find.

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  3. Lovely Fiona,a great bundle of goodies for you to enjoy.
    Love miss snow cones at the end. LOL!

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  4. Lot's of lovely gifts there Fiona. Hugs,

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  5. Lovely little stash of goodies there Bubz...

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  6. wow! You are one lucky girl. It's still the 14th here, and I'm on pins and needles waiting to open mine.

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  7. WOW you did awesomely well too Fiona... great selection of xmas pressies xxx

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  8. Lovely gifts Fiona. Maria and I are waiting until Christmas day to open our goodies!

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  9. Wow, you really got a bag full of goodies...
    I've decided to open mine on Christmas Eve...I am still waiting on the last two parcels to arrive here so my sack isn't full yet.
    Mama Bear

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  10. what gorgeous gifts!!
    Lucky you it must be great fun to have all of them opened.

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  11. WOW what great presents. You did very well not to open then I would have been very tempted.

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  12. What a lovely great bag of fun for you! And another funny cartoon.

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  13. Wow that's a lot of presents. Santa has come early to your house! I am still waiting for him to arrive here, I hope he knows he only has 10 more days to get them to me!!

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  14. All your Christmas's did come at once, didn't they?!! BTW I received my cute pattern from your recent giveaway yesterday! Thank you! I really want to make one of these quilts soon! Thanks again! S

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  15. Well how fun is THAT!!! What great presents!! That big lizard is awesome - my friend Shirley has one similar on her wall! Merry Christmas to YOU, Fiona!

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  16. OMG Fiona... how good was your sack!
    A fantastic lot of goodies there! Merry Christmas to you and your family. I'm so glad you enjoyed this swap. Your friend and swap mama..:)

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  17. Lovely stash of goodies Fi but as Christine siad we are waiting till Christmas to open ours.

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  18. How dear me;what a lot of lovely gifts:-)It surely must have been a ball opening it all! Happy Quilting in time to come.

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  19. Ooh!!! .... How you were spoilt!!!!

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  20. Gorgeous. Cross stitch is so pretty. I love the scissor holder. Tracee xx

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  21. Wow you really did get a nice selection.

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  22. Such wonderful gifts in your sack - such a nice partner to find you so many lizards.

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  23. Your blog is great Fiona and the presents are so good, I hope you enjoy the crewel stitching. What a name crewel, always makes me think of how cruel it is when the needle accidentally digs into the finger!

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  24. What lovely presents for you...lucky being able to open them before Christmas Day!...

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  25. Now, that is a big sack of goodies!!

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