Thursday, December 26, 2013

SSCS, Let’s Celebrate and A Special gift…..

Hope everyone had a fabulous Christmas Day. After breakfast we opened our gifts..

I was very spoilt by Laura in the SSCS Swap. I received not one but three beautiful gifts…

SSCS from Laura 2013 (1)

Cute Stitched Wall hanging.

SSCS from Laura 2013 (3)

SSCS from Laura 2013 (4)

Carry All Pouch with goodies….

SSCS from Laura 2013 (2)

A Zipper Purse with a Lynette Anderson design stitched on it….

A big thank you to Laura. Also to Chooky and Googy Girl for organising everyone for the swap again this year…..

Then opened my gift from Clare in our “Let’s Celebrate Swap”… Clare made me a gorgeous cushion cover…

Lets Celebrate Swap from Clare 2013

look at the cute Heart tails and eyes on the Reindeer. Love it Clare.. It has been a pleasure to be your swap partner this year.

I was delighted to open my gift from my special blogging friend Ellyn….
Lovely sewing Machine Necklace.. Sweet Felt Ornaments

Xmas gifts from Ellyn 2013 (3)

and some perfect “Spotty” FQs to go with my others I have been collecting to make a “Star” quilt…  A big thank you Ellyn… Now I will have to get organised and make the quilt this year. Oh!! I mean next year….LOL

Then it was off to the beach for a Picnic Lunch ….


Hugz  Maria


  1. Lovely gifts from all of your swap partners Maria

  2. Really wonderful gifts

    Love Chrissie x

  3. such lovely gifts you have received Maria and gee i love those beaches of your beach,have a lovely evening my friend.xx

  4. Merry Christmas Maria, Warm Regards, O'faigh

  5. Thanks for your email,Maria, and thanks for being my partner. Your Christmas day sounds lovely.

  6. Gorgeous swap gifts. Lunch on the beach sounds a lovely way to spend part of the day.

  7. so glad you had a merry Christmas and were spoiled by many! I can't wait to share the lovely gift that was under my tree from you.

  8. You certainly made out like a bandit!! What fun treasures. Glad you had a nice Christmas!

  9. Lovely gifts, Maria. The little ornaments are so cute too.

  10. Lots of lovely items and the beach looks very enticing.

  11. Everything is so lovely Maria. Isn't that stitchery so cute!

  12. Beautiful! I'm glad you had such a nice Christmas. And a trip to the beach to top it all off.

  13. Such lovely gifts Maria ...... I'm still jealous about the beach !

  14. Great Gifts and I loovvvveee the photo of the beach....ohhhhh how I miss the beach!!
    Hugs Sharm

  15. What lovely presents all! But the view from your car of the beach- AMAZING!!!

  16. Beautiful gifts to make a very special Christmas !!
    Best wishes !

  17. Christmas sounded pretty good at your house, love all the handmade gifts. That picnic at the beach must've been awesome!!
    Cheers, Anita.

  18. wow what a SSCS parcel........very spoilt by Laura......thanks for being part of the SSCS 2013........


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