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Wednesday, 14 February 2007

A Little Treasure

I got this surprise gift from my Mum (Veronica) today ...isn't it lovely :-)) From a design by Lorri Birmingham's Fob series, it has a tiny crystal on each corner of the stitched area.

This is the first time my Mum has done a NR type of finish with the pulled thread area for the ribbon to go through and her first try at making her own cording. You would never know to look at it as it is so neat and perfectly finished even the back has our initials and the year is stitched 1/1 (very neatly may I add). The flower inside the heart was an addition of her own :))

I certainly will treasure this ..... by the way Su...watch out for your fob arriving from Mum in the near future...she's on a roll...!


Fob from my Mum


Hope you are having a nice day!! Mine has been great today, nothing like a stitchy gift to get it off to a good start, is there! Better go now and carry on with Part 2 GOL, it's all Eva's fault I haven't got it finished...lol ;-)

33 Comments:

Anonymous VavadesNeiges - Eva said...

ROFL Helen ! it's "ours" ;o)))

9:08 pm  
Blogger Vonna said...

Wow! That is a gorgeous fob! You all are hit with the perfect stitching *brick*! LOL!
:)

9:51 pm  
Blogger Vero M said...

Oh la la, this is a treasure, a beauty !!!
Bravo to your mum who is having a nice first name :-))))))))

10:22 pm  
Blogger Susimac said...

Oh its gorgeous - I can't wait to get one now and even better I will see it in person on Sunday.

10:28 pm  
Blogger BeckySC said...

OOOH, gorgeous!!!

hugs :)

10:43 pm  
Blogger Barbara said...

Yours is SUCH a talented family of stitchers!!!

10:46 pm  
Blogger Sue said...

What an adorable fob. She did a beautiful job.

11:01 pm  
Blogger KarenV said...

It's really pretty! Your mum did a wonderful job, the stitching and finishing are perfect:)

11:06 pm  
Blogger Stitch Wizard said...

Oh Helen, that is just such a beautiful gift!! And to think that she made it special!! She just did a marvelous job on it!! Happy Valentine's Day!! Debby :)

11:33 pm  
Blogger Chelle said...

What a sweet needleroll! It's perfect.

12:33 am  
Anonymous Cécile said...

A lovely surprise, congratulations to you mother.

8:34 am  
Blogger Carol said...

That's really pretty - and so creative - well done Veronica!

3:03 pm  
Blogger Karoline said...

What a lovely surprise, it's gorgeous. Congratulations to your mother.

3:04 pm  
Blogger Isabelle said...

That is so pretty... You and Su have a wonderful Mom!

3:49 pm  
Blogger IsaB said...

How delicate! Superb!!!

5:00 pm  
Anonymous Coonie said...

This is adorable!

5:53 pm  
Blogger Senorita Stitches said...

What a pretty fob! Your talent runs in the family! And... what a lovely name your mother has too.
Please tell her "hello" from Veronica in California.

7:15 pm  
Blogger Katrina said...

oh how pretty, what a lovely treasure from your Mum :)

9:59 pm  
Blogger Nicki said...

What a beautiful little needle roll :) It's looks perfectly done. You're such a talented family :)

10:36 pm  
Blogger Sharon said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Lucky you!

6:44 am  
Anonymous pascale said...

So lovely present...your Mum is a treasure too !

2:46 pm  
Blogger Von said...

Helen, you're very punny today - "she's on a roll"! Lol! I love a good pun. :D

It's such a sweet little thing and will look so dear hanging from your scissors, or decorating a basket.

5:45 pm  
Blogger Michelle-ozark crafter said...

wowie! That is so very pretty!

11:47 pm  
Blogger stitcherw said...

The little roll is very pretty, what a great present to get. I really like LB patterns, they have such lovely colors. Also, the little bunnies she puts in so many of her patterns are really cute.
Sue

3:36 am  
Blogger Anita said...

How special is is from your mom and it is pretty.

3:36 am  
Blogger Cathy said...

What a delicate looking fob. Your mom did a great job stitching and finishing!

3:54 pm  
Blogger Deanne J said...

That is such a lovely FOB,one of the nicest I have seen.

A Stitch in Time

3:12 am  
Anonymous Susan said...

What a cute gift! Your mom is a talented finisher, just like you and your sister!

12:35 am  
Blogger Wendy said...

That's a gorgeous needleroll. Your Mum did a spectacular job!!

9:44 pm  
Blogger Patti said...

That is so lovely - you are such a lucky girl and your mum has done a wonderful job in stitching and finishing.

12:54 pm  
Blogger Lucy said...

That is very neat...I love the little heart.

7:53 pm  
Blogger Meari said...

Beautiful fob. I love LB designs! :)

4:39 pm  
Anonymous NatQuebec said...

Teh fob is sooo nice ! Congratulations to your mother !

3:42 pm  

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