Saturday, November 19, 2011

Gifts for a very special friend

Its amazing how many wonderful friends I have made through my blog. One lady in particular lives in Canada, even though she doesn't have her own blog she took the time to e-mail me one day and tell me how much she enjoyed reading my blog and looking at the projects I make. Well since then, we have become really good friends. It was Joni's birthday just recently and I wanted to make her something really special so I came up with this cushion, the stitchery is a Leanne Beasley design and I decided to make it into the cushion, it was so much fun to do as you all know how much I LoVE doing stitchery.





We decided to make each other an ornament for christmas and this is the one I made. Its a Marg Lowe pattern. I love making these.

I'm so pleased Joni liked the gifts I made her. I think I left her feeling slightly gob smacked didn't I Joni.

Enjoy.



Today I plan on doing a bit more christmas stitching, its raining so I have the perfect excuse. Thats what I'm telling myself anyway.


I hope you all have a great weekend and gets lots of sewing done.





13 comments:

Vicki said...

The cushion looks great and no wonder Joni was gobsmacked :) Marg Lowe's little decorations are just so cute. Have a great day stitching - it's been raining heavily here overnight. Was very foggy when I got up to work on my reports. It has cleared up now and I only have 4 left to write - roll on sewing time :)

De said...

Gorgeous cushion and very cute ornament. It is such a pleasure getting to know people through blogging. Its not raining here - the sun is out and there is a slight breeze - think I will be stitching on the deck.

Pauline said...

looks lovely Leanne, dont you make wonderful friends though? I love the net..have met so many great ppl...
Great day for stitching...have fun, I am sewing too before a bbq this arvo..
cheers

Christine M said...

Both are lovely gifts. I especially love the Christmas decoration. I'm going to do some stitching too as it's raining here as well as thunder and lightening!

Lib said...

Beautifuly sunny day here in Hobart Leanne :) love the cushion and the photo of it with the roses!

Charlie and Wendy said...

They are both so lovely Leanne, gorgeous cushion with beautiful stitching. Love the little Christmas decoration too.

Darlene said...

Oh, she's going to love that cushion. The Christmas ornament will be delightful on her tree.

rosie said...

Just gorgeous Leanne...You have put a lot of work in that cushion.. Love the little decoration too.

DAWNIE said...

Cusions great - and just love the little decoration with Santa on it - gorgeous

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Raining here....love your cushions...and your deco is just so cute...

a good yarn said...

Beautiful projects! What a clever use of the Santa button. Hooray for bloggy friends. ann :-)

Quilt Kitty said...

Lucky Joni. The cushion is beautiful. Nothing like a gorgeous stitchery. Love the Santa desoration too. Nearly time to get all those out & decorate. Chooky's santa swap sewing happening here. Wish it was raining, summer is starting to hit Perth with avengence! Tracee xx

Susie said...

Such a beautiful gift - Joni is very lucky. (by the way, what fabric are the squares used in your blog header picture - they are so pretty?). Happy Stitching, Susie

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