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Married to Tony mother to 2 children Lucas 23, Gemma 26 & her boyfriend Sean. Carer for 2 crazy Jack Russells. I'm dyslexic so excuse any mistakes. The Stitching Room is where I spend my time playing with Clarice (my camera) and Bernie (my sewing machine). Come on in and see what I'm up to.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Christmas is just round the corner

My good friend Amanda gave me this lovely Christmas gift a bottle of local organic olive oil inside this cute little bag which fits my most carried possession, my aluminium water bottle.
Such a useful gift I love it.

Gift from Amanda

A couple of gifts for myself from myself.
I love Paddington Bear - with this.............. I get a case and a quilt top all in one.
This is in anticipation of being a grandmother one day.
Gemma's only response was don't tell Sean!!!!!



I got these from Hettie's Patch.
I was at the shop when the rep came with the samples of this fabric range and loved them straight away....now what to make with them.



A lovely friend gave me this as I had also been drooling over them at Hettie's Patch.
I was trying to convince myself I really didn't need them just because they looked so cute......so wasn't I lucky to be given them.
That takes all the pressure off.



with the lid off so you can drool to.



The final post out from Amitie



The water lily that is on my back yard pond.

Lily on the pond

It is going to be hot today so it's off to the shops early then cooking all day with the air conditioner on.


11 comments:

gertie said...

Oh I love those sampler boxes too...just as good as a box of chocolates and no calories! I should try dropping some not-too-subtle hints about what to get me for Christmas! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and I look forward to more of your beautiful photos and stitching in 2010.

nicolette said...

Lovely gifts received and bought! You have some sewing anticipation to do for 2010!

Enjoy your Christmas!

Sarah said...

Yummy looking goodies there! Hope cooking went well.

Isabel said...

HOw sweets gifts! The smapler boxes are lovely... Here in the south of Spain today is raining :-(

Merry christmast!

Levin (and Emily) said...

lots of lovely fabric goodness!
i love the drink bottle holder - it's a great idea.
i think the paddington case is a great idea - it's always good to be prepared ;-)
l
x

Simone de Klerk said...

What a happy post! With so many goodies to see (O:
What a lovely water lelie!
We are enjoying the snow at the moment. Laura, Bibi and I just had a walk and we were the first to take the steps (O:

quiltygal said...

Hi Leanne lovely stuff see you got your Amitie stuff my fabric was awful so I have decided that the whole years stuff is getting sent back after Xmas with a curt letter we cant of been the only ones as they are not doing it again!! Hope you and yours have a lovely Xmas and a fantastic New Year

Gloria J W said...

Sampler boxes look really pretty!! I honestly don't need any more fabric...NO honestly I don't need...but who talked about want!!
Rainbow smiles.. Gloria

periwinkle said...

very pretty fabrics , I wouldn't know which to choose - lucky you. Oh weather wise , we went sledging today :-)

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

What lovely goodies you received! The drink bottle cover is gorgeous!Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.

Jenny said...

Drool Drool!!!!Such lovely goodness!!! Love that waterlily photo too