Saturday, October 23, 2010

Fun at the Fair

Aaaah - don't you love it when Mr Postman brings a surprise ..........

Joy went on holiday recently and sent me a something from over the seas and far away ...............


quite unexpected.........


I've never had a ride in a London cab ...... and it had a very pretty pack on needles....
thank you so much Joy.........

Karen from Selvage Blog sent me these lovely fabrics.....


..... so delicious and they came with tea.... more delicious.......Thank you so much Karen. 

I've been stroking, and planning, and drinking tea and looking at this.....


.... my present to me from the Craft Fair ....

along with these useful bits and pieces..........


oh... and something to stroke..............


A piece of
'I have to have that even if I don't know what I will use it for'

Hubz has been making a water feature and we recently purchased some Louisiana Iris's - some of them are flowering...........




 
Such gentle prettiness..............  I hope you have lots over the weekend.....

I need to stitch my 'Stitching Around the Block'.......


and do some more of my Penny Rug for Elaine..........





10 comments:

Barb said...

love your flowers and goodies!!

Melody said...

Hi Fiona, You had lots of great things to show us on this post. Thank you. I'll be Stitching Around the Block too, this weekend.

marina said...

what gorgeous flowers!
Some great buys from the fair. Just be mindful my pumpkin fabric was one that I just had to buy and didn't know what to use it for lol
I love the background fabric for your stitchery!
Can't wait for it to come and visit.
Happy stitching.

Sheila said...

Beautiful flowers , such nice colours a lovely sign of spring for you .Your gifts are great , how nice to recieve some unexpected goodies .The penny rug looks very interesting , will be watching to see the finished project.

agypsyangel said...

I cant wait to see the stitching around the block. The book looks quite interesting. Hope you have a great weekend. :)

MosaicMagpie said...

I love the rick/rack detail you added to your flower. Stitching around the block looks fun!
Debbie

Maria said...

That was very thoughtful of Joy to send you a pressie.
You have had some great mail and it is nice to spoil yourself sometimes too.
Love your Iris's and your Penny Rug is looking good.

Judy said...

What wonderful friends you have...what a wonderful surprise in the postal for you...what a complete blessing...love your flowers and all your goodies..thanks for sharing your joy with us today..blessings

Barbara said...

I just wondered if you need someone else in your group. I am in the USA but dont mind sending overseas.

Barbara

Chookyblue...... said...

oh i got the bag book too..........nice iris too......

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