Friday, June 12, 2009

My Mailbox Runneth Over!

I am happy to report that mom is doing a bit better. She is now in the rehab unit of the hospital and could possibly come home in one to three weeks. Her appetite is not back yet, but her will to come home is. Thank you again for all the good wishes and positive thoughts that were sent our way. They all are very much appreciated.

I have some lovely projects to show you that arrived while I was away from blogland. First I won a giveaway that Amy had on her blog awhile ago. The first one is a cross stitch button roll that Amy stitched. She did a beautiful job of stitching and matching the fabrics on the inside . It is a pattern by Stacy Nash. The name of the pattern is Peacock Button Roll. I heart it!! Amy also sent along a pattern. I would like to make this pattern up as a Christmas gift soooo... I am not going to post a picture of it now. Thank you again Amy for picking my name in your draw and for the Christmas gift idea. I heart it!!

Next is some of the best chocolate I have had. This little goodie was from Martina in Italy. She sent not one, not two but three chocolate bars. I did share!!! There was one each of milk, dark and white chocolate. Delish!!! She must know that I love chocolate.

Martina also made the little notion bag below. I heart it too!! Thank you so much Martina.

Last but not least this beautiful stitchery, floss and pincushion arrived from Lilly. I also won a giveaway on Lilly's blog. This stitchery is so pretty. I would have had a hard time letting it go. Lilly included several skeins of floss and a beautiful hexagon pincushion made by her. She also included some extra fabric to use if I wanted to make a hanger for the stitchery. Thank you for being so thoughtful Lilly.

Here is a closer look at the pincushion. There are hexagons all over blogs lately. I want to try making some. Love them. Look at the covered button that she made. I have not seen this before. It must be a little tricky with such a small button. Click on the picture to enlarge. I hope you can see how she did it. Love that idea.

Thank you so much ladies for all the goodies. My apologies again for taking so long to post them. Stitchers and quilters are the best. I will be back soon.


Feedsack Fantasy said...

Good news on Mother. Wonderful gifts, makes your absence worthwhile sort of. Lovely ... TTFN ~Marydon

Stina said...

Oh my goodnes... lovely lovely gifts for you!!! especially love Stacy Nash project...sooo cute... :o)
And I agree Milka is almost as good as ours Marabou chocolate...Mmmmmmm...
Im so happy you gor so lovely things in your mailbox...especially when you have had a tough time in your life!!! Glad to hear Mum is better!! Take care!!

Amy said...

Enjoy it..........I want to make myself one soon.
Our new puter should arrive Tues 16th,so i will hopefully be back soon, Amy

Kaaren said...

Welcome back, Pat. You were missed.

What wonderful surprises that were waiting for you. You deserved them all.

Helz said...

Lovely to hear your Mum is on the improve Pat... and wonderful to see Blogland has been spoiling you with lots of special parcels in the mail!

Stephanie said...

Glad to hear better news about your Mom. Wow you've had a run of good luck. Lovely wins...all of them.

Leanne said...

Mmm so many nice things there. I love the bottom stitchery and the little pin cushion. I hope your mum continues to improve.

Thimbleanna said...

Oooh, such nice goodies -- lucky you! Glad to hear you mom is doing much better!