Welcome to Shiralee Stitches. I live on a cattle farm in Australia with my family.
I am passionate about all things fabric so much so I started my own online and mobile store. Link is on the sidebar to my store. I teach patchwork classes and take my shop to quilting and patchwork groups and also attend various craft markets.
I love English Paper Piecing, applique, machine quilting, working with woven wools. I have started making my own designs which I love.

Friday, 9 December 2011

Secret Santa Christmas Swap.........

.........I was doing a big happy dance yesterday when I popped into the PO on the way home..........
..........How exciting to see a parcel from Canada!!!!!.....My SSCS parcel had arrived.........
Trying hard not to poke and press this one too much, as I am NOT ALLOWED to open this one till Christmas Day!!!!!.....what torture, but I will look forward to this special surprise as I don't often get too many surprises for myself.........
I was however ALLOWED by the Chookyblue Elf (she's the special elf who has organised this swap and set the rules!!) to open the accompanying gift, or should I say gift S......thankyou Kaaren, you have spoilt me with many gifts, and I love them all........look at this absolutely stunning ornament for the tree......so cleverly folded....
.......but wait there's more!!!!!....check it all out.........chocolate from Canada....yum!!!...gotta hide this from the 11yo son!!!!!.........and a lovely pen which I am closely guarding so the 15yo daughter doesn't take off with it!!!......a really cute bobbin decoration , and a needle holder purse made from lovely red/black fabric....
Aren't I the lucky one......I love them all, Kaaren, thanks so much.....
I hope everyone out there is getting festive in spirit, and planning some special times with family and friends this season.......

7 comments:

Susan said...

Lucky you! Lovely treats. I thought mine had come today, but when I got to the PO it was something else.

Farm Girl said...

Lovely! That little ornament is so pretty. It's going to be a long wait till Christmas day I think!?

Chookyblue...... said...

your ornament is gorgeous.......lovely goodies from Kaaren.... keep that SSCS safe til Christmas.........

Cardygirl said...

Lovely gifts!

Bird on the Border said...

Such a lovely swap present. The decoration is lovely and the other gifts a little cute. Enjoy. Wont it be fun to see them all opened at Christmas

Kate said...

Love that tree ornament - so unique! Enjoy being spoiled.

retdairyqueen said...

What a lovely ornament
Great gifts