Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Birthday gifts sent…..OPAM for April

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I’ve been busy making secret birthday gifts for a couple of friends but couldn’t show them till now, this Cottage garden thread holder I made for Cheryl using French General fabrics. Cheryl’s birthday is the day before mine so I stitched this up in March but couldn’t put it in my totals for OPAM as I didn’t want to spoil the surprise Smile

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Here is the inside which I filled with cherry ripes and Cottage Garden threads, it was a very special birthday for Cheryl this year and as such she needed something extra special!

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Another secret gift I was working on in March was for Ondrea whose birthday falls the day after mine, so a busy month leading up to my birthday LOL. Ondrea’s favourite colour is purple so I made her an assortment of doilies in purple and included a pretty purple Cottage Garden thread to add to her stash as well as a block of yummy dark chocolate…..so two OPAM finishes which will be added to my side bar for this months OPAM finish list Smile

I’ve had a pretty full week the past week ending with me not feeling too well for most of it and culminating in being decidedly off on Sunday so I’ll apologise to all who have left comments in my previous posts as I just haven’t been well enough to reply or do much of anything this past week and hope you can forgive me Sad smile I’ll try and do another blog post soon time permitting.

12 comments:

Helen said...

Love your fabrics and threads in the Cottage Garden thread holder, the purple doilies look great, hope you are feeling better:)

Jeanette said...

Love the purple doilies, so pretty. The thread folder is gorgeous. Hugs,xx

shez said...

Wow my friend ,love these gorgeous presents you made ,I know Cheryl and Ondrea were very excited with their gifts from you. oh my friend you have me worried I hope you are okay,sending you big hugs and take care gorgeous and hope to see you soon xx

Kim said...

Hope you are feeling better. Beautiful gifts you have made.

Karen S said...

These are beautiful gifts to make for your friends. Lovely work.
Hope you are feeling much better.

Ondrea said...

Oh dear! I hope you are feeling better now. Love the CG threads holder and I lòooooove my pretty doilies. You are such a clever gal. Many angel healing hugs.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Totally awesome gifts glad you are better x

Heather S said...

Lucky people to get such wonderful gifts. I love the lot!

Christine M said...

What beautiful gifts you have made, Barb. I love the thread catcher. The purple doilies look wonderful. Great finishes!

Kaisievic said...

Oh, I love the CGT holder - what a great idea. I am sure that Cheryl loves it. The purple doilies are pretty, too. Happy Birthday to all of you. hugs, Kaye
P.S. I hope that you are feeling better.

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Gorgeous gifts Barb....hope you keep feeling better and better!

SuperMomNoCape said...

What beautiful gifts you made! They are going to love them!

I've started a new Stitchery Link Party and I'd love for you to come link up. http://www.supermomnocape.com/2015/04/20/vintage-embroidery-monday-stitchery-link-party-2/