Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Owls, cottons and teachers' presents.

Look hoooooooooooooo arrived in the mail today.

A little while ago the lovely Leah admired one of the pot holders I had crocheted and asked if I wanted to do a swap. One of the most fun aspects of blogging for me so far is the swap, so I quickly accepted.

Can you imagine how much Indi, my owl lover, is going to adore these gorgeous, made from the softest thrifted jumper, little friends? I reckon there will be a bit of squealing. To be honest, there was a bit of squealing from me when I opened the package.

Thank you so, so much Leah, your work is divine, I'll pop your package in the post this afternoon.

I also got a package from Bendigo Woolen Mills. Nine more balls of their wonderful cotton (they were on sale!!!!) I love working with their cotton about as much as I love having them on display in the kitchen.

So today its all about catching up on the laundry and presents for the teachers as school finishes tomorrow. I've got a ridiculous amount still to make but I can't think of a better way to spend this afternoon. Washers and rose brooches here I come.

And maybe a few more cherries because they are so quick and easy to make, and because I always prefer making other things more than what I should be making.

I hope you are having a lovely Wednesday.

Love Kate
XX

21 comments:

  1. I love love love your fluffy owls!

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  2. Wow! They are gorgeous owls. Lovely work by you too!

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  3. Wow what a booty! yes the swap is a wonderful thing. I think it's the element of surprise that makes it so exciting.

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  4. Yes swaps are always fantastic. I think I squealed when I saw how adorably cute those owls are. I really like your cherry brooches and those cottons look wonderful all piled up together like that!

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  5. Oh...the SWAP...I had my first SWAP the other day and it was so...much fun!!! Hey Bendigo mills are mighty fine!!! I love there product!!

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  6. beautiful - I think I need some crochet lessons - I keep meaning to follow up your patterns but never do. Where do you get your dish cloth patterns from - I am serious about making some in the new year...

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  7. Oh those li'l owls are sweeeet! Love them.
    .....and those cherries are wonderful! :0)

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  8. Owls and cherries - is anything that brings a smile to a face any faster? Love it. Must learn to crochet in 2010.

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  9. How cute are those owls!
    I'm very jealous of your cotton collection, as usual.
    & I bet the teachers will love the presents too.
    Hope you managed to stay nice & cool today. Have a good week.

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  10. So glad they found you safe and sound! Nice photo of them too. Im off to check out the Cotton on sale. Love the cherries

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  11. OH I adore those owls, they look so soft and fluzzy I keep want to hug one.
    Loving your presents in progress too.

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  12. They look sooo soft Kate. I love the look of all that cotton for crochet, it would just get to look pretty in my house!

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  13. I love each and every gorgeous craft image in this post Kate! it inspires me. Love the bendigo cotton bowl display to much!

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  14. I love swaps too. Maybe we can do a swap in the new year when everything is a little quieter.

    Love the owls.

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  15. oh, the cherries are so sweet. is it your own pattern?

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  16. As a little foodie, and fruit and veg grower - I really adore the cherries. Gorgeous!

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