Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Happy Mail

Today was a BIG mail day... Happy Mail! First I got my package from Cathrine of the goodies I won in her giveaway. Look at all those goodies! The buttons are the cutest citrus colors and are beautiful! I have to say I have a favorite and that is Apple Pin Cushion. I adore these things but they are something that I just won't/can't make so having one is making me ecstatic! I am going to get out my fancy heart and crystal pins to put in it and have it on my sewing table to make me smile!

After opening that, I opened the second package in my mail today and found my order from Fat Quarter Shop. I got the Bella solids for the pinwheel QAL and the rest were ones that I have been wanting that were on sale. (had to get the order to $35 for free shipping didn't I?)

And yes, there is more, I then checked my front door step and found a small box with my OZ layer cake and charm pack that I bought this weekend at Burgundy Buttons sale.

I also got a little something last week that I am pretty happy with. I got these labels from the Sweetwater Etsy store. Love them! They were so nice, they even sent a proof sheet for me to look at before they made/shipped them. I decided after seeing them that a couple that I ordered were not looking like what I had thought so they changed it up for me and still got them out the next day.

Last... whats in this bag?
Well, its my vacation stash! We are going to the family cabin for spring break. The hubby and kids ski/snowboard and I sit at the cabin (heaven!) .. but it is a week, so hubby volunteered to carry my older sewing machine as carry-on if I wanted to take it so I jumped on that idea! I took the machine to the sewing machine doctor for a full check up, got it a clean bill of health and plan to leave it at the cabin for future use. This bag contains my projects for the trip. A Make Life jelly roll with the Jelly Filled pattern, Verna charm packs and white for whirly gigs, and blocks from the Green/Pink no sew swap ready to assemble. That should keep me busy!

Now off to complete my project for Fridays Sew and Tell. I see lots of weekly things out there... WIP Wendsday, Stash Sunday, ect... do you participate in any? I find that knowing I can share to a larger audience on Friday motivates me to get projects done and ready to post... how about you? I'ld love to hear from you on this.


  1. A great mail day for you!! Lots of yummy fabrics.Like the look of your labels. Will have to go and check that site out. Hope you have a lovely break up in your familys cabin, it sounds very cosy and how kind of your husband to bring up your sewing machine for you. Happy wife = happy family!! Havn't heard of the WIP Wednesdays. Can you send the link. Nothing like a little motivation.

  2. Wonderful mail! Your vacation at the cabin sounds like are going to have a blast with those projects!

  3. What great fabric. Don't see the beautiful ranges here in Aussie.

    Have a wonderful vacation

  4. Just discovered your blog. Fun to read. What a great day you had. It'll be nice to see how you use it all Teresa

  5. Looks like you really scored on mail day.. Love all that you recieved. Have a great time sewing at the cabin, I'll check back to see what you've been working on.

  6. Wanted to add that I really like the labels. I need to use up a few that I ordered a few years back, then plan to place an order. Looks like you're enjoying the Friday sew and tell. I follow sometimes, but I've never participated. Maybe once I catch up with a few things, I'll decide to join you.

  7. Hope you're enjoying your get-away time, sounds like fun. your Friday finish is one I've been hoping to do this year, the framed boxes have a nice, neat appearance. Your blue and greens, and the cute strip down the back are great!

  8. Nice giveaway win and lovely fabrics.
    I noticed one of the labels on one of your other posts. Pretty cool.
    Have a great time.