Friday, December 5, 2008

Exchanges Sent and Received

Life has kept me busy and I am finding it difficult to set aside time to blog but I must take a minute to share pictures of a number of exchange pieces that I received and sent...

This is what I stitched for Carol R for the HOE Ornament Exchange:

HOE Ornament
Stitched for Carol R

I participated in an ornament exchange with the Prairie Schooler group and received a wonderful exchange from Cyndi. Thanks so much Cyndi, I just love my new ornament and look forward to hanging it on our tree. Thanks for the wonderful extras that you included.

PS Ornament Exchange from Cyndi

And here is what I stitched for Cyndi:

PS Exchange

Stitched for Cyndi

Below are three of the latest Fair and Square exchange pieces that I received. Many thanks to Nicky, Melissa, and Sue!


F&S Round #9 from Nicky

F&S Holiday Round from Melissa

F&S Round 10 from Sue

And here are two of the F&S Exchanges that I sent out:

Fair & Square Round #9 For Nicky

F&S Holiday for Melissa

I must wait until Sue receives her F&S round #10 before posting a picture.

Since returning from Texas I have been busy trying to finish some Quilting UFO's! I guess you could say that attending the Quilt Festival served to spark my passion for quilting. I have completed the top to my Flannel quilt, which is quite a large quilt (98" x 112"), and I picked up the Baby Quilt from the quilter and have put the binding on. I will show pictures of both in a later post.

As for stitching I have spent the last two days trying to organize my pattern stash. A visit to Staples yesterday left me organizing until about 3AM but I did get quite a bit accomplished ~yahoo!

It is hard to believe that I have no more exchanges due in 2008. I am keeping busy stitching a few Christmas gifts for friends and spending Friday nights stitching on VOHRH with the Let's Stitch Group.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Until next time...


Katrina said...

Everything is gorgeous! I especially love the P.S. pieces :-).

Kathy said...

Wonderful exchanges both sent and received. Everyone does such a great job of stitching and finishing.

I too am having problems finding time to read or post blogs. I am so far behind in reading. However, when I see a post from you come up on Google Reader, I jump right in to read it. So enjoy hearing from you.

Brigitte said...

Those PS ornaments are all wonderful. Whatever you choose of PS comes out great, well, that's PS.

I love all the squares you received and stitched in the FS exchanges.

Looking forward to seeing a progress picture of VOHRH. I haven't finished HOHRH yet but will make it my focus piece for 2009. And I'M also looking forward to our first exchange in January.

mainely stitching said...

What wonderful exchanges! :D

Cindy F. said...

Wow Marie!! These are such beautiful finishes...going and coming!

Lennu said...

Dear Marie, it was great to hear from you again! Oh you've received and sent so many lovely exchanges. I especially love the Prairie Schooler designs :)

I still have couple of exchanges to stitch before Christmas, but I still have plenty of time and not so much to stitch anymore, they are almost finished.

Have a wonderful new week and I'm looking forward to seeing the pictures of your quilts!!

Michele said...

woo hoo! love all the exchanges :) Those Santas are adorable!

I think this time of year is hard for everyone to read and blog. I know if it wasn't for my lunch time, I wouldn't be reading half the blogs out there that I enjoy :)

staci said...

Gorgeous exchanges Marie!!!

Andrea said...

You have given and received some wonderful gifts and exchanges.

Jeanne said...

Wow -you have been busy! Love those PS ornaments. Hope you have a great holiday season!

Heather said...

I love all of this stitching. You are so busy, how do you do it all, with traveling, and moving?! The ornaments are beautiful.

I want to see pictures of the flannel quilt! :D

How are you organizing your patterns, by designer? I need to come up with something good too.