Saturday, January 05, 2008

A lovely gift

The "snowballs" you see here came in my mail yesterday. They are from a lovely lady and wonderful friend, Nancy, who lives in South Carolina. I've never met Nancy in person, but she is a very caring, loving person. She is also a cross stitcher and does beautiful work and she likes to dabble in other crafts and the "snowballs" above is one of those crafts. They are actually "rag balls" and very beautiful. I have them in this carnival glass dish that was a favorite of my MIL's and they compliment my "snowman" tree very well. Thank you so much Nancy. These will be treasured forever.


Nancy said...

I'm glad you are enjoying your "snowballs" Barbara! They certainly were fun to make for you.

SimplyStitchingintheGarden said...

Very nice Barbara, and yes Nancy is a very talented gal. Love the look of the rag balls in your bowl.


Nancy said...

Your snowman tree will really like having the snowballs added. A very nice gift for you.

Heidi said...

How adorable these snowballs turned out Barbara. Nancy did a great job and you are a very deserving person!

Thanks soooooooo much for the wonderful gift of quilt fabrics I got in the mail from you!

Hugs ~

angelasweby said...

Your snowballs look so pretty in your bowl. What a lovely gift from Nancy
Warm hugs, Angela

Linda said...

Your snowballs are great and even more special coming from a friend.
I just saw rag balls on another blog and thought they would be found to craft. These were multi-colored but I like the all white especially in the winter. Linda

patchwitch said...

I like the snowman tree and snowballs very much! Grats Ladies and DH!
I was lucky enough to have real snow during the holidays, so I made only 2 snowmen this year. But you did a nice job!

Christine said...

Lovely!! You described Nancy perfectly. She does do beautiful stitching and crafts and not to mention decorating and baking. She's our own little Martha Stewart! :-)

Solstitches said...

The rag balls are gorgeous Barbara and almost look good enough to eat!
Nancy does such lovely work I always look ofrward to seeing what she will come up with next.

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