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Sunday, December 5, 2010

***Celebrations***

Yesterday about a dozen or so stitchers from NC/SC/GA joined up at the French Hen in Manning SC to celebrate the Christmas season and just have fun...... We laughed, shopped, ate and even stitched some...........Amy knew we all needed a get-away....Thanks again Amy for hosting another wonderful stitch-in...... Here are a few faces you might recognize.....

Linda P (stitchhag), me, KarenSC, Nicole...aren't we a classy group??tee-hee






Another shot of my buds.....KarenSC and Nicole.....




And of course, there was sweet Yvonne from GA......


And here is Kathy and Debbie from Charleston SC....They bought each other Stitch Caddies while at the French Hen...and even had them monogrammed.....





Even Amy got in the buying mood....Here she is with her monogrammed caddie...




Today I got myself in gear and finished decorating my little tree in the craft room...I promised myself to keep it decorated all year long in a seasonal theme....and I did~~~
I started last Dec and went from Christmas theme, to winter theme, to Valentine theme, to spring theme, to patriotic theme, and then fall theme back to this years Christmas theme... I truly have enjoyed that little project and plan on continuing with it in 2011~~~~



Many of these ornaments have been gifts to me over the years....You might see yours up there~



Here is a closer shot at the bottom of the tree....I lay out my little PS stockings across the tree skirt...They are old and remind me of some of my earlier stitching years.....




And, here is a basket of little pillows sitting next to the tree.....
(sorry for the shadows)



Thanks for visiting my blog today and I hope you are getting your final stitches in ornaments and stitchy gifts.....I am planning on framing a few gifts this week along with getting a couple exchanges in the mail.... And, I have my pile of ornies to sew.... I just love this time of year~~~
Have a great week everyone~~~ Peace, Faye





27 comments:

staci said...

It looks like you had a fun stitching time with your friends and blogging buddies :)

I just love when you show your holiday/seasonal tree, and it amazes me how many beautiful ornaments adorn it! How much fun it must be for you to decorate and admire :)

Catherine said...

Looks like you all had a wonderful time!

Love all your finishes and how you display them. I count myself as very lucky to have the BBD stocking stitched by you!

Denise said...

You had fun - woohoo for a great get together!

And your tree - sigh. It is because of that tree my sons bedroom is in danger. I need a bigger stitching room to be able to have a tree.

Love that tree!
Smiles - Denise

Karen said...

Beautiful as always! Great seeing you yesterday...can't wait to see all of the goodies you finish.

Hope you have a great week...

Chris said...

Hi Faye,
It looks like you guys had a great time.
Your tree and all your ornaments are beautiful.

Have a great week!
Chris

Jackie said...

A day spent with good friends doing the things we love is always well spent. I really like your tree and the red and white ribbon is cute. Is that a little sleigh I see tucked into the basket?

Beth said...

Looks like you had a fantastic time at the stitch-in. I am very glad. I took your idea of the seasonal tree, and have started my own. My tree is alot smaller because I don't have that many things to hang on it yet. But, I can get a bigger one if need be - hehehehe!

Have a wonderful Christmas season!

Christine said...

The tree look awesome!!! Can't wait to start stitching ornaments like this and putting together a tree for our home. Thanks for sharing!

Have a great week doing what you love :o)

Christine

Nan ~ Threadwork Primitives said...

Wow, your collection of ornaments are just fab.
They look so great on your tree.
~Nan

Christine said...

What fun you guys have! It's really inspiring to see your ornaments and how you display them so thank you for sharing the photos with us!

Nan said...

Your tree looks great. I have to admit....I'm a bit envious. Would have loved to been there to stitch with ya. Glad you had a good time.

Kathy said...

It sounds like a wonderful afternoon.
I love your little tree with your wonderful ornament collection.

Hazel said...

Lovely post. I love stitchy meet ups. x

Carol said...

You are so lucky to have such a fun group of stitching friends nearby, Faye! Everyone looks like they're having a wonderful time.

Love your little tree with it's special ornaments from your friends and your early stitching...just delightful :)

Margaret said...

Looks like you all had a fun time! Love your xmas decorating -- so pretty!

Nicole said...

It was so great to see you Faye! Your craft room looks amazing! I kve the tree - it's just beautiful!! :)

Siobhan said...

Sounds like a fun time, Faye!

I looooove your tree! You always inspire me so much!

The Scarlett House said...

That tree...simply beautiful. Very inspiring as always!

BrendaS said...

You all look like you had such a great time:))) What a nice break from the hustle and bustle at this time of year.

Your Christmas tree is so pretty. The ornaments are just beautiful.

Thanks for sharing.

JOLENE said...

WHAT A FESTIVE POST! AND FUN TIMES WITH STITCHING FRIENDS ALWAYS MAKES FOR A GREAT OUTING. SMILES....

Berit said...

Looks like a great time! I so wish I could go (and also that they had things like this in my area!) Faye, I just LOVE your beautiful little tree. It has looked great all year, but there is something special about Christmas! My modest collection of stitched ornaments is set to go up on the regular tree with all the others--I feel like I want them to have their own tiny tree--even though there is nowhere to put it! lol! :D

Myra said...

I just love your little tree. Doncha just love looking at all those special ornaments? Ya'll look like you had a great time at the stitching in. I really hate that I couldn't make it.

Debbie said...

This is a beautiful tree, and such a great idea to have it decorated for each holiday or season.

Bekca said...

It looks like you had a great time and your stitchy tree looks fantastic! What a cool idea to keep it decorated all year round. I love this time of year too, so much joy and excitement :) Happy stitching to you.

Joy said...

What a fun time!! It is my wish to someday get together with fellow stitchers...keep your needles crossed! I just LOVE your seasonal tree!! Such a beautiful array of ornies!

Patty C. said...

Your decorations are just lovely - Congratulations !!

Pointed Stitcher said...

I love the idea of your little tree and keeping it up all year round. Good for you to keep up with the different seasons and holidays :)