Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Look what came in the mail today :)

From all the way across the world, my One World One Heart giveaway came! Thanks to Britt Fairchild, I was gifted these goodies:


A handmade card......
Oh, look at that lace maker - what a head covering, huh?


And a handmade ATC card . . . . .

With a touch of tatting tacked on, too! I've taken a tatting class and after 4 hours I ended up with a piece the size of the ring on this card. Needless to say, I haven't picked up the shuttle since. I know my limits. I'm sticking with the bobbins.


And finally -- whoohoo-- . . . . .



The most adorable neckpiece! It is the perfect size for holding my row counter, scissors and cable stitch needle while I knit! And when I'm not knitting, it's going to make a great accessory to my outfit (which, today by the way, will be chosen specifically to coordinate with this beauty).
Just look at the fine detail Britt stitched on - I love the beads placed in each opening of the chain and the beaded arches over the fuzzy fiber and the tatted flower and the french knots and the beads added to the loop tassel and look at how the cord strap is made by braiding the finer thread around it. Amazing - just adorable! And it's from an Australian Lacemaker - come on, how cool is that????!!!!!
Thanks Britt - you are a fantastic stitcher-lacer-spread the love maker :)

4 comments:

❦TattingChic said...

Your tatting is sweet! I think it's great that you've already used your tatted bits on something artistic!

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Congrats on winning those lovely gifts! The cards are sweet & the necklace is awesome--love the color & texture.

Diana said...

congrats! looks like you were very lucky too.
time to play the lottery too right?
and I love, love, love your blog background!

Beadwright said...

Wow and congratulations. Your gifts are so pretty.

Nicole/Beadwright