Sunday, June 6

Thankyou Andi, it's gorgeous!

Oh Andi, thankyou!

I was lucky enough to win the giveaway at Andi's English Attic
and found the daintiest-wrapped parcel waiting in my letterbox.

Andi had even included a cute little vintage chick embroidery,
and yes you're quite right, it's "me to a tee"!

Two beautiful Fat Quarters of patchwork fabric
printed in a limited edition for the
and a pewter thimble, reproduced from
a commemorative design marking Queen Victoria's marriage.
I don't have a good thimble, so this is destined for my sewing box.

I tried patchwork only once;
it looked like a Crazy Quilt even though I'd aimed for squares,
but I'll make very good use of the cottons as background
fabric for my ebay photos- the colours are just perfect.

A Victorian themed card with sweet sentiments-
thankyou so much, I love it all!

ps- I'll be posting details of my own
Very Vintage Giveaway later this week!!

pps- just so you can see how well the fabric works
I'm listing some buttons on ebay tonight
and it made an ideal Victorian background!


ilovemyhouse said...

Again!How lucky are you?
Iloveyourdeckchairs.So sorry to see that Ted is not sitting there drinking his coffee anymore. I'm going to take a look at your e bay store. You really have some great things. Have a happy sunday! xx

VintageWantsNotNeeds said...

Congratulations on winning those lovely items. I too love your deckchairs and talked Annie into going back and getting the ones that she mentions on her blog. It was so funny seeing her trying them out in the shop, only don't tell her I told you that!!

Sherri B. said...

What a special and thoughtful package that anyone would love to receive. Lucky you!

Sylvia said...

Lucky you to win this giveaway !
That Victorian themed card is gorgeous, those birds are so lovely !
Nice week,

Chickens in the Basement said...

It's always fun to win goodies! Congrats!

ted and bunny said...

Linda- with 2 giveaway wins in one month, I think I oughta go buy a lottery ticket!

Debbie- the SECRET of Anne trying out the chairs in the shop is SAFE WITH ME!!;))

Sherri- yes, it was a REALLY thoughtful package xx

Sylvia- the card is on my workroom shelf, I love the birds too

Anna- how is that "ugly" little peacock getting on? xx

Menopausal musing said...

I think you SHOULD get a lottery ticket, you are obviously "on a roll"......... great gifts. :O)

Country Style Living said...

Well done! Really lovely giveaway....

Suzy's Vintage Attic said...

Congratulations on winning those gorgeous goodies!
Looking forward to your giveaway!
Warm wishes
Isabelle x

Stacey said...

Just found out about your blog via Chickens in the Basement! Can't wait to read about your shop and antique textiles. I too have a little boutique on Rubylane as well as a brick and mortar store.
Have a lovely day!

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