margaret brought along a challenge quilt she had made.."The Blues"
this was done by Lisa at a class she went to, I don't remember the teacher sadly.
lots of little pieces here!!
Well next Saturday is my birthday and it is a big one, yep 60 looms on the horizon!!
My very wonderful friends gave me some beautiful presents yesterday
this was from Tracee...a beautiful bouquet of flowers, and it smelled beautiful!!
the flowers are made form fabric...all batik and all purple!! I had to defend it from several people during the day, it was much admired! Thank you very much Tracee. I love it!!
Donna gave me these beautiful plates, hand made and hand painted
and this beautiful container that can be a money box and inside is
this cute cup!! Love the big eyes!! Doesn't it make you smile!! Thank you very much Donna.
And this beauty was made by Margaret....her specialty over night bag, this will be going on retreat with me this week for sure!! I love the colours
and the pockets! Thank you very much Marg. Love these Gisborne Girls, they are the best!
Last week I received a wonderful house moving/birthday present from Jacquie, a blogging buddy I met when we went to the UK last year. A beautiful card made by Hannah her very clever daughter. So many goodies here, wonderful teas, all herbal!! Beautiful fabrics, and a book by Yoko Saito which could be a challenge for next year!! Thank you very much Jacquie.
I am feeling very special!!
I am off to a retreat tomorrow so had better go and prepare things to take!