Wednesday, April 2, 2014

A big surprise for me from Conny

Hello to all the wonderful people in blogland, it is finally spring I think, I say this because we will be having another winter storm starting tomorrow according to the weatherman, now I must say he is the only person I know that can tell you the weather be wrong and still get paid, I want a job like that, I love our weathermen and women, but  can you at least get rid of the snow and give us some warmer weather?

I have loads to show and tell, I recieved a big box of goodies from Conny over at

Conny made the sweetest sewing machine cover and serger machine cover in a shabby chic motif, I love the colors they go well with my moss green carpet and extremely light green walls, thank-you so very much, I have been thinking about making covers, I would never have thought of using pillow shams how wonderful, see the lovely ribbon work I am inspired to try ribbon work thank-you Conny.
I love them.

Conny also made  a sewing box from an old silverware box now what a great idea, she put in all kinds of goodies, like the little heart pin (whichI will wear at retreat this week-end) a counting pin,  a beautiful card with ribbon on it that I love, some lace that will be put to good use (of course) an adorable silk bag with lace and a clothspin with lace wrapped around it,  this is also a great idea I think I will do this for all my loose ribbons and lace to save space in my lace/ribbon drawer, a beautiful pin magnet that is in the shape of an angel, some thread that is in the easter colors which I already have an idea to use for an easter project, some glitter I will use this coming Christmas season, my camara battery is pooped out so I cannot show you single  pictures of some of the little items like the little dress floss tag, Conny you are way to sweet.
The angels on top of the sewing box are sew cute, thank-you for all the hard work you put into this lovely gift you sent me, did you see the angels on the top of the box?

Conny also sent along some patterns and a kit, I am going to hand dye the fabric a light blue to match my master bath, I have lighthouses and sea pictures for wall decor,  there is also a pattern from Shepherds Bush Fancy Work  Satin Ribbon Cahtelaine and an Earth Threads Garden Peace, I love these patterns, thank-you so much for your kindness.
I will start working on the Americana Folio Shepherds Bush pattern next week.

Conny includede a printed cross stitch cloth I am going to make this into a pillow after stitching it in blues, this will go on my front porch stitching chair.
See the lovely little card she sent I love it.

Happy Spring to you all, Please pray for warmer weather, and  good rains for the farmers.
Blessings to you all.


Kimmie said...

Wooo-hooooo! That's quite a haul!!!! Super cute stuff!!

Chris said...

Ooh Catherine! What lovely things from Conny!
So sorry that another storm is coming through. It was 86 here yesterday...crazy!!

Jan Jones said...

Wahoo!! Lucky you and all that super stitchy stuff. Hope the weather turns around soon for you. It's 62 degrees here.

Hopblogger said...

Hello Catherine! You are most certainly welcome and I do hope you enjoy it. It was so much fun to make. It is a joy to see that you love it all. Thank you for all of the lovely comments that you leave me. I do hope the storm passed on by without any trouble!
Mini smiles, hopblogger