Tuesday, 25 November 2014

I have finally got around to taking photos of my MillRosie gift swapping day

Over a week ago I spent the day with some lovely ladies at Mill Rose qullt shop in Ballan. 
They are called the Millrosie group. There were 19 in all. We did have a great day. Lots of gifts were swapped and I was lucky enough to receive some. I was not expecting this at all and I was made to feel very welcome. Everyone there was lovely and I look forward to being part of the group again.
Unfortunately I cannot remember who gave me everything. I do know where some of them came from but I do not want to leave any one out so I choose not to name them. I know you all know who you are and I do love all the gifts. I am so surprised you are all so giving and I give you all a great big HUG and a thankyou. Here are the pics.....
Look at all these goodies... Well I have eaten the lovely cookies. I think my grandsons will get the lollies. There are some beautiful buttons and ribbons I will be sure to use. A sweet needle case that will be put in a project bag, the lovely wood turned pin cushion will be shown off on my coffee table with my work being done. A cute fabric ornament to hang on the tree and of course a pencil to draw some templates or take notes... Some of these were in a cute Bon Bon but of course I had already pulled this apart. Once again, thanks ladies.....

We were to make a gift for the lucky dip swap and in it was to be.....
A Christmas tree decoration, something to wear and a treat.
Here is what I got from the lovely Kim......
A beautiful apron.. A cute snowman decoration to hang on the tree... And a box of Haigs Bear chocolates.
Well they are not in the photo because I have eaten them... Yummmmmm
They all came in this gorgeous quilted bag with a tree tag.. How cute....


Now this is what I am trying to finish...
I have taken Shez's idea and started making XMAS decs to hang on the tree. I am wanting to make quite a few but here is the start. I have them stitched and the front and backs joined. All I need to do now is attach the lovely beads that go around the edge. They are loved by lots of my friends.

5 comments:

  1. Hi Jo so glad you had a lovely time we enjoyed having you there with us,love your gifts from Kim and I also love the parcel that you put together,it was wonderful.Oh boy I sure do love your decorations and they will look wonderful when finished Jo.xx

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  2. Looks like Christmas got at early start at your house. The stitched ornaments are really cute. The beading around the edge really finishes them off.

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  3. your decorations look gorgeous!
    love your 'steam' blocks too, they are amazing.

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  4. Your ornaments are gorgeous, Jo. They can be quite addicting, can't they!

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  5. Wow you have been busy stitching Jo, your ornaments are lovely!

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