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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

More Christmas ornies

I've finished off the the last 3 ornaments for the bazaar and handed them over to one of the organisers. She was very pleased with my efforts and thinks they will all be snapped up - let's hope so.

I tried to make each of the six different, these charts are also from a very old magazine. Some of the older designs are so lovely. This time we have a felted stocking, a flat pinkeep design and a small cushion, the wording on the fabric along the bottom of the shepherds and sheep reads 'Noel' it was hard to get a good pic with the recent dull days we've been having.

Today though, the weather is the complete opposite, a crisp, cold bright and sunshiney day. I heard someone on the radio telling how many shopping days were left till Christmas, i'm sure they can't be right, i am not organised at all this year, not sure what's different but i just can't seem to get in the mood to get cracking. I've almost finished a crochet gift for a family member so i'll show you that next time.

A trip to the post office today and my Christmas Ornament is on it's way, this is a secret exchange so no show of what i made till 1st December when we will learn who stitched for who. I'm stalking my postie looking forward to mine arriving, he got such a shock today when i opened the front door before he even pressed the doorbell wondering if he had it in his little mitts, but alas not today, maybe tomorrow. He is such a nice man and knows i am a mad woman when it comes to stitchy post.... aren't we all?

20 comments:

  1. Adorable ornament finishes Julie! I really love the one with the shepherds and sheep :)

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  2. Cute ornaments. I like the older patterns too.

    I can't get with it for the holidys either.

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  3. Wonderful ornaments that you created, Julie. They will be treasures for some fortunate persons this Christmas!

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  4. Gorgeous ornies Julie. They all look fab. x

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  5. They are lovely, well done Julie, Christmas is soooo close!!! Eek!!

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  6. Gorgeous ornaments. My favourite is the shepherds - gorgeous fabric and bows. I'm not at all ready for christmas yet. Apparently it is only 39 days away I heard today.

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  7. Lovely ornaments Julie. I think everyone is late getting going withy Christmas this year, I blame the weather, it just hasn't felt like autumn so how can it be nearly Christmas?

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  8. the ornaments are great! I love them all...you do such nice work....I have to agree with Staci...really love the shepherd/sheep one!!

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  9. Great ornies Julie! I hope that they do well at the bazaar!

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  10. The ornaments look lovely Julie, i'm sure they will be snapped up :-)

    Been lovely here today too, nice to see a bit of sunshine for a change, it's been so dull.

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  11. You will never guess which is my favourite Julie! Although have to say all are lovely. Hope the bazaar goes well.

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  12. Gorgeous ornaments Julie.
    I'm awaiting deliveries of the exchange kind too - it's exciting.

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  13. Such great ornament finishes, Julie--I'm sure they will be quick sellers at the bazaar :)

    I haven't begun doing a thing about Christmas yet! I am a real procrastinator when it comes to shopping, but I really need to force myself to make a start soon!!

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  14. Very cute ornaments, Julie.

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  15. Super cute!!! I'm *always* a sucker for pom-pom trim - the stocking is freaking ADORABLE. :)

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  16. Lovely ornaments Julie.

    I'm so not ready for Christmas this year. Maybe it's the mild weather we're having?

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  17. argh!!!! Brilliant...I know exactly how to finish my small finish how! Thank you! They are lovely ornaments and I was getting quite low because I did not know what to do with my little finish....Julie, you are inspiriationalxxxxxxx

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  18. You are very strong to part with those ;o) I'm sure every bit is greatly appreciated.

    LOL! I think most stitchers are mad when it comes to mail ;o)

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