Friday, April 24, 2015

Not much Sewing

happening here as I am busy playing with these and




painting the eves….





BUT  I have received some lovely mail over the past few days….




Pattern and sweet thread catcher from Fiona..


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My swap block from Debbie in Canada..


and my Easter Postcard from Elgea all the way from Brazil.




it took a long time to get here but it was sew worth the wait…. I love it…

Big thank you to the three lovely ladies and now back on the ladder and paint…


Hugz  Maria Smile


  1. that does not look like the best job.............I don't like painting...............

  2. Noel's been painting our outside lately, in between football of course! He does such a better job than me. That's the right thing to say, isn't it! What a lovely postcard and all the way from Brazil. Lovely surprise mail from Fiona. xx

  3. Hi Maria love your block and post card ,happy painting my friend xx

  4. what lovely mail!
    you be careful on that ladder!!

  5. So nice to get some fun mail. The postcard is lovely! And painting is a satisfying project because you can see the progress.

  6. Lots of happy mail.,keep smiling

  7. Well it was nice that you got a reward of some lovely things in the mail...after all those tins of paint mean hard work!

  8. Be careful up on that ladder! Lovely gifts.

  9. Eves are no fun to paint!! Your mail looks ike fun. I love the little egg piece.

  10. Hopefully the painting will be over soon and you'll be able to get back to your sewing soon :-) Lovely mail that you've received.. I would definitely say the wait was worth it for the postcard!

  11. the eves look great painted... good job ... ours needs doing too if you start to miss the feeling up the ladder!


  12. Hello Maria!
    Eu fico feliz que o cartão chegou bem! Eu não me acostumo com esta demora do correio.
    Espero trocar cartões com você outras vezes no futuro.
    Pintura é um trabalho pesado. Parabéns pela coragem para fazer isto.
    Um abraço!

    I'm glad that the card arrived good! I do not get used to this delay mail.
    I hope you exchange cards with other times in the future.
    Painting is hard work. Congratulations courage to do this.

  13. Be careful up on the ladder... but it will look so fresh once completed.
    Love all your mail too. xox

  14. Painting is always such But so worth it , lots of lovely mail :)

  15. The painting is looking good Maria - lovely mail you've received there - I hope Lacy is making you lovely cuppa's & bikkies while you work!

  16. There's always something to be done around the house. Lots of lovely mail.

  17. Great job on the painting , I love to pain but not so sure I would enjoy this job . I love your mail , lovely surprise from Fiona and Egleas postcard is incredible !