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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The postie returns

The postie visited yesterday bringing three more birthday parcels.  Lucky me.

Peg's parcels were wrapped in marvellous fabrics and inside were 3 beautiful fat quarters, a gorgeous tissue holder and really delicious Liquorice Allsorts - super yummy (greedily I have eaten them all up already).
This one was from Anthea.  Gorgeous fabric, a delightful pin cushion and a beautiful charm to bring me the luck of the Irish.
Michelle sent three exquisite fabrics, sweeties, a delightful book and a gorgeous heart.

Michelle said she felt she had to buy this one when she saw the name of the fabric range.  I usually give my selvages to a friend who collect them, but this is one that will be staying at my place - I love it.

Huge thanks to each and every one of these dear bloggy friends. And to all who sent me warm birthday good wishes. I am so very lucky to have you in my life.
I really love my kitchen towel from Shez (see yesterday's post) so I set about finding a pattern and now I can make some as gifts too.
There is a great tutorial for this one at Hot Flash'n Craft'n.  Here's the LINK  Thank you so much Connie.

Connie based her design on the one featured in this tutorial at Embroidery Library.  Here's the LINK.


  1. gorgeous gifts for you Mel,lol,love that fabric that was named after you,lol.Have a fun day in Geelong my friend,not many sleeps to go now.xx

  2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday Mel, Sounds like you have been having a wondeful time. Best wishes, hugs Kaylee xx

  3. So glad the postie found my parcel. I hope you get lots of smiles from Furry Logic as I do. Lots of lovely fabrics and gifts Melody. Glad you were spoilt.

  4. Oh, Happy Birthday...I have been such a ditz lately and so NOT organized and tired out to the max. I hope you had a great day and what lovely things you got in the mail!!!! That Civil War Melodies is too cool!!!
    I love that towel you made and that would make great gifts...my list gets longer! Thanks again!

  5. Glad you like the goodies Mel...looks like you have had a great birthday...

  6. what lovely new mail! Bet you are feeling well loved!

  7. More beautiful gifts !!!

  8. I have been admiring all your birthday gifts. You are loved. Happy Birthday!
    That tree is amazing. I saw something on TV about people doing that.
    Thanks again for always sharing such fun freebies.



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