Friday, November 14, 2008

A Surprise Package



Well, for a few weeks there I was busy making gifts for some of my APQ blog friends in the US and Canada with whom I had participated in various swaps.

They were great fun indeed, so I decided to surprise them with a small gift of either a table mat or wallhanging.

Each was *wrapped* in a paper bag with a rustic bow and included a calendar, a Christmas card and some chocolates.

Here's what I made...

A wallhanging for Kelli...



A table mat for Merritt...

A wallhanging for BCQuilter...


and a table mat for StitchNiche...


The parcels have all arrived safely and I'm delighted to say were a surprise to all.

I love being *Santa's Helper*

Ann.

7 comments:

  1. awww.
    aren't you the sweetest!!!

    i KNOW these gals will LOVE them.
    they are all GREAT ladies!!!
    <3

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  2. How very thoughtful of you Ann is that...I'm sure they will be absolutely thrilled with their little packs!!!Just gorgeous!!! Yes the bottlebrush is a real beauty but I can't say I've seen too many hot pink ones...it must be stunning!!!Thanks for popping in and Happy Stitching to you too...Dzintra

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  3. Your generosity knows no bounds! I'm sure the recipients love them, and wrapped so beautifully too!

    Hope you sent Cadbury's chocolate! ;)

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  4. Thrilled, hardly covers the feeling. The parcel through me off, as the first initial was an "F"... I don't know anyone that has a name that starts with an "F" in Australia.

    Everyone in the family loves "Santa", with his knickers!

    Ann, thanks a bunch!

    -Alice

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  5. Yes Fer, I sure did send Cadbury's - Caramello Koalas! Alice, I sent you an email to explain the *F* - it's an ID thing for the post office. I use my middle name rather than my first name.

    Ann :)

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  6. Oh Ann these are just adorable. They will cherish each one.
    Debra

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  7. Thanks for the good wishes Ann...and we did have an enjoyable day...happy stitching to you, Dzintra

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