Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Couldn´t resist....

in trying to make a post from Dads computer.... on a slow modem...
so no pictures in this post..
Just a little sign of life from me...
sitting in the North of Sweden.... with temps outside of
-32 C .....brrrrrrr....
freeeeezing!!!!!
But we have a cozy fire burning... and playing games and just enjoys!!!
Middle brother is coming today with his family... so the quiet days will be over..lol..

Miss you all and long to see what have happened in blogland...
See you soon...
and Happy New Year to you all!!


Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas...



I have not packed finished....
I have not finished my gifts....
Will wrap one unfinished..lol...

But I guess it will be Christmas anyway!!! :o)
Will celebrate Christmas with my parents this year
 and we will stay over New Year too...
So see you all at
2010!!!! 
:o)
Hope you will have a wonderful time with friends and family!!!!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Last Sunday before Christmas...

and I do miss my package openings already... :o)
I opened up the last ones today...
What a great way to spend Sunday morning with...

I want to thank you all dear friends for my wonderful Sundays...
I have received so many lovely gifts...
and this Sunday no exception...


Thankyou!!!

This weekend I have been home alone...almost...
oldest daughter came home to spend the holidays...
so we have had some time to catch up while the Guys have been at tennis camp!!!

Peace and quiet......
and some lovely sewing!!!
5 gifts have been made...
Two will go in the mail tomorrow...
Three will have to wait for some wrapping tomorrow...
and then it will be delivered to another friend..:o)

Ahhh.. Im getting closer!!!!! :o)
Sorry no photos...
maybe some sneaky pictures...but dont know yet...
We will see..
See you soon...
Work week...and busy with packing for trip to my parents...
Take care..
And dont stress ..it will be Christmas anyway!!!
(This is what I have been saying to myself for several weeks now...lol..
do you think it has helped...;o)

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Surprised....

..that is just the first name...
I have been fooled by a much more sneaky person than myself.. and I who thought I was sneaky with my giveaway...lol..

Oh ..this started quite a while ago...
with me mailing and admiring a pattern  she had sewn...
and oh yes she said.. that she happily would send me the pattern when she was finished with it...

So I waited... :o)
and then one day ...she had some items for sale on her blog...
and I loved especially one fabric range she had for sale...
"Anticipation" by Sandy Gervais...
but ohh... it would cost a a large sum of money just to send...
So I had to let it go...
And then she said...
I have a better idea.. and you wont be disappointed...

Ok I said... :o)
And ..

SURPRISE!!!!!

this came....
from who...
oh yes the one and only
Darlene


She had some charms to send me...

Oh Happy Days...:o)
Oh.. they might be used for a Schnibble some month..:o)

And so this grand surprise...

She gave away her quilt...
with the hens I had  admired...
(no pattern.. the QUILT!!!! )
HUH !!!
Oh my goodness.. this is so wonderful....and
I really dont know what to say...
Im so touched...
 with all my heart..I want say
 thank you Darlene 
for your wonderful gift!!!
You sure surprised me!!! :o)
But hey ...there was something more...

What a day and what a boost I got...
I actually sewed with a smile...and finished up some gifts ...
and yesterday they went  in the mail... :o)

And today I got a package too in the mail...
and Im still patting this one...
I havent decided if I shall open or save for Christmas...

Any way... I have promised not to show anyway...
so You just have to wait and see after Christmas...
but I can look..lol...
Hope that is ok..Pat...;o)


Sunday, December 13, 2009

Third Advent....

and I had one more wonderful morning opening packages from my friends...

A Lovely red Heart for Christmas...it is so pretty...
Thank you Louise...

May Britt...
How could you know I needed one of theses pens???

Thank you so much... May Britt!

And when I opened this one.. I thought....
Wow.. . I could have blown my nose with style if I had
had it at the beginning of the week..lol..

But on the other hand...
they are to pretty to use..;o)

Thanks Hanne..
will keep them in my bag.. for emergencies...:o)

And Marica..
what a gift today... Love it....

A pincushion to match my scissor case from first Sunday...and pins....
and a lovely little kit to make a gorgeous bag...
and she even printed out a lovely old photo for me...
Think she knows me too well.. this way ...maybe it wont be placed in my drawer for pretty things... with things I cant decide on to do with..:o)
Thank you Marica....

Ahhh.. have I told you..
This is fun..:o)
Have a wonderful week all..
Back to work tomorrow...
still got the cold... but work is waiting...


Saturday, December 12, 2009

Been at home ...

with a nasty cold since Tuesday......
finally better today...

Mum have been here for her X-ray...
so now we just have to wait for Doc´s orders...
and hope for the best.
Otherwise nothing big have been created at my place..
just small little things...

I decided to celebrate my two years of blogging and 300 posts..
and I have made a little something for
a winner...

Been a little sneaky here..
think I like to have it that way...
I love all your comments and Im happy with that..
I dont need to have thousands of readers...
so I have counted comments from the three last posts..
...since my two years day...
Today Viktor helped me out...with a little cheering on from his buddies
...Albin and Lukas... :o)

Some got as much as three votes in the tin...
one for every comment made...
then we took a little pause....
No .. we did draw the winner before tea... ;o)
just teasing a little...
Oh... that was a nice little break..
Are you curious who won????

Ok..
It is someone who have a Passion for something..
She loves to applique... :o)
And her name is...

Carrie.. :o)

So Carrie...
if you see this...
please email me with your address... :o)

I want to thank you all for still visiting me after two years of
various attempts made in the quilting department...
Your comments means all to me..
Without you
I wouldn't keep on doing this..
So thank you  all my friends out there!!!
You are my Rays of Sunshine!!!
:o)

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Second Advent...

and I have had my Mum here for a visit...
guess what no xray ... just another examination at the hospital...
where they said that the muscle was damaged and probably
will need a surgery to be ok...

So a new appointment must be scheduled
hope brother can help out with the cows again...

The week flew to fast ...
as always... just work..and work...
On Monday I got two more packages in the mail...
One from May Britt...

Lovely lace and pink buttons....
Love them...:o)

And packages from Louise... :o)

Ohhh.. this is so fun...
Lovely scented candle and a beautiful matchbox....

Thankyou Girls!!!!

On the weekend  and on Monday I worked like a maniac.. and I really thought
I was going to make the deadline for the Schnibble  of November...
But NAH...
I didn´t... :o)

This time I worked with old Swedish repro fabrics...
probably from the 70´
I like them a lot..even if they are not the kind of fabrics and
colour scale I use to work with...
Some fabrics is from my Grandmother...
some from work and some I have bought...
Hope to finish this top now in December...

Today It was the second Advent..
and that means...
Package Opening!!!!!

Oh.. so pretty gifts I have received...
I love them all...
Buttons...fabrics... cute little box and a  pink heart clamp...
I think these friends know what I love...
Thank you All
  Hanne, May Britt, Marica and Louise!!!!
FUN:::FUN:::FUN:::
:o)

And guess what.. this was my 300 rd post..
and Im working on a little surprise for someone...
Dont know when it will be finished...
hopefully soon...
Have a good week all..
see you soon!!