Saturday, 17 April 2010

Stitching news and gifts.

Hi everyone, it has been quite a while since my last post as I  have been quite busy over the last few weeks!

Here is my work in progress on Country Cottage Needleworks. I have actually worked on this since I took this picture and it is now nearly finished!    
More pictures below

I have a couple of private exchanges arranged over the next few months which should be fun, I have just received one from my friend Yana in Russia, although I am going to wait until my next post to show the pictures, just wait until you see them, as the gifts Yana sent are  gorgeous!  I sent Yana's exchange three weeks ago and she has not received it yet, but Yana has assured me that sometimes parcels can take 4 weeks from England, fingers crossed that it arrives safely.   

I had a lovely 50th birthday, I received a beautiful gift from Jill at Purple Peacock blog here, Jill is so generous, I was totally amazed at the beautiful goodies Jill sent me, thankyou so much Jill!
Enclosed were some gorgeous silk threads, pins and needles and some tatting thread.

Here are the threads close up, they are lovely colours!

Here is a picture of the beautiful card my friend Diane sent to me, isn't it lovely!
And this is the lovely bouquet of flowers my son sent to me.

My husband bought me a beautiful watch.

Here is a lovely biscornu made by Connie using one of my patterns, it actually is a pattern for a little pillow but Connie had a good idea to make it into a biscornu - it has turned out beautiful don't you think?  
This is the back of the biscornu, this part was designed by Connie.
You can find Connies blog here
Until next time, have a lovely stitchy week!


MrsB said...

Lovely stitching on the CCN, and what a fantastic gift for your Birthday!

FayeRaye said...

Happy happy birthday to you!! Isnt Jill the best??? What an awesome gift~~~

Lesleyanne said...

Happy belated birthday. Lovely stitching on the CCN.

Stephanie (Joie de Bayou) said...

Happy Birthday!

Lovely stitching on the Ice Cream Shoppe.

GoldenAngelsWorks said...

Sounds like you are having a great birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Le blog de marylin said...

magnifiques photos ! sublime
amitiés de france marylin & poussy

SimplyStitchingintheGarden said...

First let me wish you a belated Happy Birthday, hopefully your day was a good one. Love the flowers your son sent they are gorgeous. What nice gifts you received for friends.

Have a good weekend --- Roberta

Andrea said...

Happy Birthday! You have received some beautiful and thoughtful gifts.

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Beautiful pics and Happy Bday to you! May I ask where to get the Ice Cream cross-stitch? It is a great piece for the coming summer!

Happy PS!

Big Hugs,
Angelic Accents

Daffycat said...

Oooo, your CCN looks wonderful! So pretty! And a gorgeous collection of goodies from Jill ~ enjoy!

Carin said...

What a great birthday gift you recieved. And your ice cream sampler looks beautiful. I love the colors !!

Theresa said...

Happy birthday!!!!!!! Such wonderful gifts you've received!!!!!

Love your WIP!!! It looks delicious!!!

Margaret said...

Happy birthday! I love the gift you received -- such lovely colors! And I love that ice cream piece too!

Patty C. said...

Hope your Birthday was wonderful
Lovely Ice Cream Stitching !!!!!

Solstitches said...

Happy belated birthday Lynn. You certainly received some lovely stitchy gifts. Gorgeous flowers and the card is lovely also.
Your Country Cottage piece almost looks good enough to eat!


Terri(TerriBoog) said...

Happy 50th! What awesome gifts you received!

staci said...

Happy Birthday to You!!! That is a fabulous gift from Jill...enjoy!

Anonymous said...

Happy Belated Birthday! Lovely gifts for a wonderful stitcher. I can't wait to see what you stitch up with those pretty fibers.

Kathy A. said...

Belated warm birthday wishes.
Your stitched sampler looks like Neopolitan ice cream - yum - very pretty.
Your gifts are so lovely. The handmade card is just beautiful.

nima said...

Belated Happy Birthday Lynn...the icecram piece looks very pretty...enjoy your new stash

Patti said...

Happy Belated Birthday my friend. And it was a biggie too! But you'll never catch me up that's for sure. Love the LHN Ice Cream but then again I just love Ice Cream -okay diet starts tomorrow again.
Lots of Love
Patti xxx

beedeebabee♥ said...

Hi Sweetie! Such lovely goodies, and your son's flowers are so beautiful! I love how your latest stitching is coming...can't wait to see it finished! Good luck with your new assignment! Have a happy Sunday! xo Paulette ;)

Candi said...

Your birthday gifts are so beautiful! Happy belated!

Ingrid said...

Happy Belated Birthday!I visit your blog for the first time and I love what I see!

Shelleen said...

Great gifts that you received. I love the piece that you are stitching, such pretty colors and the floss that you got are beautiful.

Susan said...

Hope your post arrives safely considering all the airports affected by the volcano. There must be huge amounts of post held up in many places.


Meari said...

Happy Belated Birthday!

Your stitching looks beautiful.

Hazel said...

ACK! Sorry I missed your birthday!! Hope you had a wonderful day anyway. Those threads are amazing!! Beautiful colours. x

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