Sunday, November 18, 2007

Finally - Something to Post!

I know, I know! It's been a long time since I last posted. I've just been so busy working on exchanges that I really had nothing to share. The tide will be turning though -- I'm mailing three exchange packages tomorrow: Eye of the Needle, Specific Designer (LHN), and Seasonal Exchange (Autumn). I must say that I really liked all three items that I stitched and finished; it was very difficult packaging them to send away. My consolation is that they are going to good homes! Hopefully I'll be able to share some pictures with you soon.

I do have one picture -- my Fair and Square blocks arrived from Tuula on Saturday! When Tuula asked me what she should stitch on her square, I suggested a Finnish design. On the block she sent me, Tuula stitched a cap that is typically worn by reindeer owners in Lapland. Along with the square, she sent some mittens knitted with a traditional Lapland pattern. I love them! Finally, she also sent a calendar with beautiful pictures of Finland. I will be reminded of our friendship each time I look at it! Thank you Tuula!

6 comments:

Old Yankee Stitcher said...

Cathy the gifts from Tuula are wonderful, how special to have momentos like that. I'm glad your back, we've all missed you. I've seen several of these block exchanges. How are they to be used by the recipients?

Barbara said...

Oh boy, I love what you received from Tuula!! How cool!

Can't wait to see your upcoming exchanges. :D

Michelle said...

Wow - what treasures Tuula sent you!

Jen said...

What a great and unique exchange.

Carol said...

I can't wait to see your lovely exchanges - I am sure they are all stunning!

Von said...

Such a unique and beautiful exchange from Tuula!

One day I hope to be able to have more stitching time to devote to joining in on some of these exchanges. It will come, I just have to keep thinking positively. :)