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Friday, 30 November 2018

Almost December !

Hi Friends ,
That's another week that flashed by far to quick.
Well I am doing good so far , I seem to be doing all my Christmas jobs in order .
I have started to decorate the house inside and it's looking nice and cosy .
I had time to do two quick designs but no finishing until the new year apart from one gift I want to get ready , but still no pressure , I am loving my new approach to Christmas I am writing a few cards a day and wrapping a parcel up each day.
I wrote hubby a food list for Christmas  and he seems to be doing this  in order ok.
So we will see what next week looks like .
We even had a leak in the drive way and had a nice man come yesterday to fix it and he had to turn the water off , but no problems there , and we are back up and running again.

I did do a happy dance yesterday all around the house , our friend mouse sent me a gift and wanted me to open it , and wow it's a bag holder for my SAL it's so pretty , I have seen them on some blogs but never had one myself and I was thinking about treating myself to one soon, so little mouse must have heard me talking to my hubby , see you never know where this little mouse gets to.

Also today and the next few weeks I have some paper charts from my Gold magazine to give away .
If you like it let me know and I will put your name in a hat and sees who wins .

So first up my two little quick stitches.


                                This was from a magazine cross stitch crazy designed by Lesley Teare 


Sorry the light was not good when I took the photo of this one called " This is my Joy "
                   By LHN , I stitched it over one on a 28 ct it is very tiny.
                                             
                                                                        And My SAL

                       Not much stitching on my SAL this week but it's growing each week.

                                                               

                                                             My lovely gift from Mouse

                                                             
I love the colours .

It holds my large hoop and all of my SAL  items 
and look at how pretty the inside is.

                                                   
                                                And the inside of this little bag '
                                            This also holds all of my stitching tools.
                                           Did I already say I love it ? Thank you so much Mouse.    


                                                         

                                                            Give away .
Now from the gold magazine this chart is for cat lovers  a  Christmas pillow the chart is in full colour
and will be a dream to stitch  "Called A  Very Cosy Christmas " by Carol Thornton
I just won't have the time to stitch every design from this mag , but this is too nice to throw away .
I have a couple more soon to give away. Let me know if you want to stitch it , I will post it anywhere
so it's open to all who follow me on my blog ,  I will let you know the winner next week.

 
                                         And here is my dresser still a little to add yet .



Thank you friends for your comments and hope you have a smooth run into Christmas.

20 comments:

  1. What a lovely gift. Those bags do look like a great idea. The SAL is looking so pretty.

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  2. I love what mouse sent you. Your stitching is lovely. I like your decorations. hugs Lynda Grand baby is coming on the 5th of December.

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  3. What a nice gift from Mouse! I know you'll love them, June. Your little finishes are darling and your SAL is growing nicely--love the little deer.

    Your hutch looks wonderful--did you paint it white? All of your decorations show up so nicely and I'm happy to see my little trio on your top shelf :)

    Hope things continue to run smoothly as December progresses, June! Sounds like you are very organized!

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  4. Such a lovely, and useful, gift from mouse. Your Christmas pieces are very nice and I'm enjoying seeing your SAL progress. Your organized Christmas preparations sound very relaxing and rather enjoyable - well done, you.

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  5. Love your gift lucky lady. You are so organized, this year I'm all over the place but that's ok not much to do. Love your little stitching finishes. Happy stitching!!!

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  6. Hi June,
    The small motifs are pretty, and can certainly be processed into different things. Mouse has given you pretty bag, I like her fabrics well.
    Beautiful and atmospheric your dresser looks just nice to look at.
    Wishing you a great first advent, Hugs, Martina
    And Thank you for your comment on my blog.

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  7. Mouse is so kind,this really is a perfect present for a stitcher. x

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  8. Hello June,
    wonderful little stitching pojects.
    A nice gift from your friend.
    Your dresser looks great.
    Have a nice weekend. Manuela

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  9. Oh welcome back to your beautiful Christmas dresser :-)) , thank you!
    Miriam

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  10. What sweet stitching June. I love what Michelle gave you June. An excellent gift. Your dresser looks wonderful June!

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  11. Very thoughtful gift from Mouse, the fabrics are so pretty and I love your dresser, full of interesting Christmas details.

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  12. Soo pleased you love your gift and that it is perfect for your SAL :) your dresser is looking good too :)
    Love mouse xxxxx

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  13. Your dresser is dressed in Christmas Glory!! WHat a special gift you received from Mouse. Love how she lined it too!

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  14. Your dresser is looking very festive and pretty.
    What a great giftie Mouse sent, very useful and such pretty fabrics.
    Good news the water leak is mended - one worry less.
    Great to read you are on top of Christmas sortings, and stress free and relaxed too.
    love and Blessings dear June x

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  15. Love your new stitches June. I especially like the tree. That is a beautiful gift you received and I know how much you love it. Sounds like you are doing great getting ready for the holidays. RJ@stitchingfriendsforever

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  16. You always seem so organised when it comes to Christmas June :-)
    Your dressers looks amazing and the little bag Mouse made is fabulous, no wonder you love it :-)
    Have a great week x

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  17. I like the "little bit at a time" approach rather than the "leave it all to the last minute" I seem to favour these days.
    Two cute smalls and a lovely bag from Mouse. She really is very talented with her little paws!

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  18. I love your Christmas dresser! So sweet! You've already accomplished so much to prepare for Christmas, I feel so far behind! Your little stitches are lovely.

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  19. The bags that Mouse gave you are fantastic, very pretty!
    Your two little pieces are cute, I really like This is my Joy. The SAL is coming along nicely, I love all the little extras!
    Your dresser is looking very festive and colourful with plenty of room for more.

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  20. Lovely projects and that pillow is beautiful also thank you for visiting my blog.

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