Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Make my day!

After a week of rain which resulted in some flooding in our basement over the weekend (now we know why our landlords provided a wet vac and a huge fan with the house rental...), you can't imagine how it made my day to receive a lovely parcel in my mailbox.
Somehow, I happened to be the lucky winner in Chase's blog anniversary giveaway.  I was practically dancing when I opened the parcel to see she sent me a charm pack of Denyse Schmidt's Picnic and Fairgrounds, a beautiful patchwork and linen bag (made by the talented Chase) and some lovely sewing notions.  Wow. Even though I should finish sorting out the mess from the flooding we had, I couldn't resist starting to make something from those charms.  Thank you so much for a wonderful giveaway, Chase!  You truly made my day.

8 comments:

  1. Sorry about the flooding! Chase is such a sweetheart, she makes the most beautiful stuff and has a grweat taste in fabrics!

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  2. What a fantastic parcel to receive! And commiserations over the flooding - that can't be much fun.

    Pomona x

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  3. Hallo,
    Wat vervelend van de al dat water in je kelder. Maar je bent ook verwend met al die mooie lapjes, suc6 ermee. Wat ga je ervan maken?

    Groetjes Corry

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  4. Oh Katherine, I hope nothing really special to you got wet in the flooding. What a frustration! I hope the clean up goes quickly and there isn't too much to deal with. Thinking of you.

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  5. Oh sorry to hear about the soggy basement. Our house in Millrise use to flood often!!! great win you received. Have fun playing with them.

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  6. Oh dear, I'm so sorry about the flooding, but you sure did get a lovely little package in the mail - I'm not familiar with Chase's blog so I'll go have a peek (and I see she has flickr too, so that's always great for eye candy purposes!) :) I happened to find a link today on how to shorten zippers with metal teeth - I've always avoided using them because I was so worried about stitching over them, but now I won't worry as much knowing I can just remove the teeth, lol. If you need the link let me know!

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  7. Rats about the flooding.... but what a rainbow treat to help compensate... how's that for perfect timing!

    Have fun with your new stuff!

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  8. I am glad the package arrived! Enjoy!

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