December 20, 2009

I'll Give You Another Peek...

I thought I'd share another peek at a few of the gifts I sent North...
I sewed up a couple of zippered pouches in a coffee-themed fabric...
added some ribbon in a latte shade of tan...
and finished it with a sweet little coffee pot charm on the zipper pull.
(Go ahead - click on the photo so you can see it better!)
Perhaps they'll use them for their Starbucks gift cards - or coffee fund.
You've already seen the lavender-filled, linen sachets
that I made as part of these gifts.
I added the little zippered pouches and placed everything
in the muslin bags I embellished with sweet machine embroidery.
Do you think the recipients will like them?
Is this a gift you would appreciate?
Well...Because you've read all the way through this post,
I'm going to offer a set like this to one of my faithful followers.
Just leave a comment on this post and
tell me what you like about this gift set.
I'll choose a winner on Christmas morning and
I'll tell you who won on Saturday.
(That will give all my busy friends a chance to stop in and enter.)
Aren't you glad you stopped by today? I certainly am!
JoySignatureBROWNSM

25 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

cowbelleru said...

What a very special gift to receive. If any of your receipants doesn't care for thiers you cand send it to me. I would be very happy to receive such a beautiful gift set.
cowbelleru@sbcglobal.net

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Donna, the receiver of these lovely gifts are lucky indeed! What I like best, well, I love the linen sachets. They are just charming. The muslin pouches that you machine embroidered, I especially liked the coffee cup one. The little zippered pouches, who wouldn't love that! So I guess you could say I love everything about this gift set And I Love your little acorn that you adorn your work with! Have a wonderful day and Merry Christmas! Twyla

Pink Princess said...

LOVE it all. I love my cuppa coffee in the early morning (oh AND in the late eve too lol) and lavender, YUMMO!!!That is my most favorite scent, trust me! The cute zipper thingy is so sweet. So please enter me in this awesome give away :)

Hugs and hope you and your family have a very blessed Christmas and a WONDERFUL 2010.

mARIAN

The French Bear said...

Donna, I love them all, especially the linen sachets! Your hand work is so beautiful!
Merry Christmas,
Margaret B

The Farmer's Attic said...

Donna, What can I say. I get excited everytime I see a new post on your website. These gifts are gorgeous. I absolutely love your attention to the details. I wish I could sit in your studio and watch you work!!!

Merry Christmas!

Lucy
www.farmersattic.com
www.farmersattic.blogspot.com
www.lucy43g.etsy.com

Carol Mae said...

So nice, I would love receiving a gift like that. Thanks for the comment on my post. Yes I'm also giving away nice little items I made for Christmas gifts. Have a wonderful Christmas. Hugs and smiles, Carol

Jane said...

How generous!! I would love to receive a gift like that. I'm hard pressed to pick a favorite part of the package. I love the zippered bag and linen sachets but I think my absolute favorite is the embroidered muslin bag. I just love the one with the coffee cup!. You do beautiful work Donna.
Happy Holidays.
Jane

DeeDee said...

Good Morning Donna...you are always so fun to share a day with....I love , love, love the attention to litte details you add that make your gifts special...The charms are just precious to me.and your way of making it all match so well...lovely gifties for your freinds and family....and your embroidery is awesome..so wish my machine would do bigger that 4x4...Hapy Holidays...

Michelle (Shell) May said...

As always I love your beautiful creations! I'm happy when I stop by and visit every single day!
bunny hugs,
shell

Snap said...

Donna,

This gift set is just lovely. I have to say -- lavender, Lavender, LAVENDER!!!!!

Kitt said...

Oh please, please enter me into your drawing! I love your signature acorn accents and the machine embroidery is beautiful. How you find the time to do what you do is inspiring.

stefanie said...

they are gorgeous, so much better than something you buy at a store, I think they will love them!!!

Lorrie said...

This is a charming gift idea. I really like the way everything coordinates and the colour scheme. Your embroidered bags are lovely.

The recipients are sure to be pleased.

sweetjeanette said...

In all honesty, I'm ALWAYS glad I stopped by!!!
I love pouches, and that embroidery!!! Oh my!!!! That is elegant and beautifully stunning! I love it all. OF COURSE, I'd love to be a recipient!!!

sweetjeanette.blogspot.com

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Honestly you are just tooooo kind to do this for your followers. The truth is what I like the most about these beautiful pieces is that you made them.
Each time I stop over here I leave with in such awe of you my friend. What can you not do is my question. lol
I love your site and thank you for always leaving me the sweetest comments.
I am recovering from the horrid accident but slowly. No Christmas pictures of me this year. hahaha
Merry Christmas
Maggie

Marydon Ford said...

How beautiful your workmanship is, Donna. I so treasure my little piece that is sitting center on our tree ... your talent one has to see first hand to truly appreciate.

So glad you like the wee gifts, they don't compare to your works, but they are sent with love.

I'm truly enjoying my visits with you ...

May your celebration be joyous ...
Merry Christmas,
TTFN ~Marydon

snickers4 said...

Your talent never ceases to amaze me! The pieces are gorgeous! Can't wait to see all the other surprises. I am also anixous to see your Cmas decor. Love, LAE

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Hi Donna~ ~When I scrolled down and saw the sweet embriodered coffee mug with the steam pouring out of it I just when Ahhhh! It is so cute. What lovely work you do and YES I certainly would appreciate this gift. Handmade gifts are the best!

I'm a follower of yours too.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

beedeebabee♥ said...

Hi Donna! All of your work is just so beautifully done and thought out. I think anything you create would be a lovely gift to recieive! Hugs, ;)

Linda K. said...

Oh Donna, Your machine embroidery is most beautiful. Your recipients will love all of these gifts. I love the detail you always give to your work. If I don't stop by before Christmas, many Christmas blessings to you and your family. Take care this holiday season. Stop by Robin's Egg Blues and enter the latest giveaway. I am offering some cute charms! I know you like charms too!

Linda

Michele's Treasures, Teacups, and Tumbling Rose Cottage said...

Oh, just LOVE the filigree stitching! That coffee mug with the steam is adorable. I KNOW the recipients will love their hand made things from you--impossible for them not to. ; )
~Michele

Lisa Leggett said...

I would love to be entered for a chance to win something that came off of those amazing machines of yours! I can't imagine, using three machines at once, what a champ!
Merry Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely I would appreciate such a gift! I adore lavender but to have such a beautiful sachet from your creative hands - even better. I love the filigree detail, so pretty. Merry Christmas!

Vicki K.

Jamie said...

You are so creative! I love the machine-embroidered muslin bags, and the zippered pouches and the sachets. What a wonderful gift! Glad to find your blog. Have a Merry Christmas! Jamie V in MT
amzanioli@yahoo.com
http://rem-nants.blogspot.com

The Rustic Victorian said...

How nice Donna, your work is so beautiful. I am so glad to have one of your treasures, and will blog about it soon, maby even today, if I can quit looking at blogs!
Love
Marcie

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