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Thursday, December 29, 2011

SSCS (Secret Santa Christmas Swap) 2011 sent to Lynn...and OPAM (one project a month) October revealed...

Finally I can reveal the swap parcel I sent to Ann-Marie as part of the SSCS organized by Chookyblue...



Goodies all wrapped up in a fat 1/4 (by Debbie Mumm)...


Card by Australian Designer Christine Book......


Little bag made out of a tea towel...
towel, pattern and fabric by Nancy Halvorsen......


Appliqued tea towel......


Little 'Joy' Stitchery Wall Hanging.....the front


Back......


and all together...

These items are also part of OPAM which I couldn't reveal back in October......


and Christmas decoration and tag......
I also included some other goodies for Anne Marie.....

Anne Marie I have so enjoyed making this for you......
and I was very excited......and nervous..... when Chooky asked me to be part of this fabulous swap......

I am so happy you are pleased with it all...
These items are going to be brought out at Anne Maries mountain cabin in Norway to be enjoyed every Christmas....

Thank you so much Chookyblue for organizing this swap......I have loved every step of the way!!!

9 comments:

Annemariesquilt said...

Hi Dzintra...
Thank you so much for this awesome Gift. I am very greatful to be your swap partner and I am enjoying your little stitcheries . You have done a lovely gift: Thank YOU !!

Lynn said...

What terrific things you have made. Everything is so happy and filled with Christmas joy!

Simone de Klerk said...

You made some lovely lovely presents for Anne Marie! Happy lady in Norway (o:

Rachaeldaisy said...

Your gifts are so lovely!! And how wonderful to think they have gone all the way to Norway! I just had a look at her blog and it's so snowy and beautiful, just like a traditional Christmas card.

Chookyblue...... said...

I had a lovely email from Anne Marie and I know she loves her parcel........you sent some beautiful gifts.......thanks for being part of the SSCS.....

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

OH dear, I saw the date, THURSDAY, and I freaked out! But I forgot, you are already a day ahead!!!! OH DEAREST, it has been a wonderful year, and I so wish you the HAPPIEST OF CELEBRATIONS! I will lift up my pink glass, AS ALWAYS, TO YOU, for you are one of the SISTAS that celebrate with me in April....great memories, no?

ENJOY !!!! Anita

astrid said...

Gorgeous items you have made! I love them all!

Terry said...

Dzintra your stitcheries and gifts are wonderful. I can tell you've enjoyed this swap during the year.
I also enjoyed the visit to Norway. Glad I didn't have to shovel the snow..

a good yarn said...

Fabulous swap gifts Dzintra! I have that Nancy Halvorsen book but haven't made anything out of it yet. You've inspired me! ann :-)

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