Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Surprises in the mail and some finishes, well almost….

Hi Blog Friends,

It’s really yucky here this morning. Dark clouds, rumbles of thunder in the distance and a calm in the air. Kind of eerie. I keep watching the barometer to see if I need to go hide somewhere.lol. Really, I hate storms and get very scared of them, especially when by my self.

I want to get this post done before the storms really hit.

Yesterday I received two packages in the mail from two sweet bloggers.


This sweet package is from Becky Jean over at Primitives N Stitchin.


Becky hosted a giveaway and was sweet enough to draw three winners. I was one of the lucky gals to win one of her little sewing pocket dollies. I just love her! She is so perfectly prim and the craftsmanship is just wonderful. Becky, thank you so much for this sweet dolly! She will be well loved for many years to come. Go pay Becky a visit, yesterday was her and hubbies 24th anniversary! Happy Anniversary!



This package is from Linda over at Parker’s Paradise.

Last week, Linda emailed me asking about the little prairie dolls I made that were an experiment I was working on. She fell in love with them, so I decided to just send them to her, but she said I might get a package in the mail from her too. Well I certainly did not expect anything and when I seen this big box in my mail box, I just could not imagine what was inside.


Just look at all these goodies! I was like a little kid at Christmas. The items just kept coming.

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Wonderfully prim wood spoons of all shapes and sizes! Love em’! I’ll be putting them in a crock I have.  A prim Wisk broom ~ I have been wanting one ~now I have it!

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This wooden plate/bowl holder, perfect for a bowl I have! This prim perfect candle shelf, Love it! And the band box under it~ perfect addition to my Americana collection.


Ditty bags! Love em’!


And certainly not least these dish/hand towels. If your like me you can always use them.

Linda, you are such a sweetie! Thank you so much for all the goodies you sent. You make me smile! I certainly was the one who was spoiled in this deal! Go on over to Linda’s blog an check out her display chain for today.


Remember the pile of items I have to finish in a previous post, well here they are almost done.


Prairie doll bag holders designed by The Olde Country Cupboard.  They’ll each hold a chicken. These are so easy to sew up and love how they look.


A couple of prairie dolls also designed by The Olde Country Cupboard. They still need the stars finished and put in their hands.


These extreme prim dolls are from a pattern by Threadbare Primitives. I still have the stars on a stick to finish and add. They look much better in person, I may have to keep one of them for myself.

I still have the farm cats to finish and will show some pics once there complete. Oh, and I purchased a few new patterns from various artist on The pattern cupboard ~ there are lots of sale patterns on there right now.

I hope everyone stays safe with all this horrible weather. Great day to try and get lots sewn and completed.

Have a great day, and thanks for stopping by to see what’s been happening here at my blog.

Prim Blessings, Jean


  1. So nice to get suprises isnt it!Linda is so good for that and such a doll!Your prarie dolls and bagholders are beautiful!Have a great day!
    big hugs michelle

  2. Love your goodies Jean! I was lucky enough to get one of Becky's pocket dollies also! Linda spoiled ya with that pkg. Hope your storms are few! ~*~Lisa

  3. Lots of great goodies! Love the extreme dollies you finished up . . . such a cute pair!

  4. Love your dolls that you are making. I just got a package from Linda, too, she sends the best things, she is a good swapper. We've had a few of those storms too, not fun. Take care, Cyndy

  5. Love your new creations they are fabulous! And you gotta love surprises in the mail and Linda is best for that she's just the sweetest. Happy Stitching . hugs
    lil raggedy angie

  6. Hi Jean - love all your goodies and your new creations - they are adorable!

  7. Lucky you Jean! Love that little sewing dolly from Becky - and wow....all the goodies from Linda!! Just like Christmas! Your creations are so sweet - I'm really loving those little black dollies! Too, too cute. (Here's your smile for the day....I must have read the paragraph about your bag holder prairie dolls 4 times trying to figure out how or WHY you'd put a chicken in them. Duhhh...then I saw the one with the stuffed little chicken!) Some of us are just slower than others! ;o) Stay safe in those storms!! Smiles & Hugs, Robin

  8. Love your new projects. Bag holders are definitely a good thing! Love the black dolls, as well. You are quite the seamstress! I do love my prairie dolls!
    You are most welcome--Love to hear you smile!

  9. Hi Jean~

    Glad you like your little pocket dolly!! Wow~what a package from Linda!! Lovely goodies!! Love all your crafty projects. The bag holders are my fav.

    Have a wonderful day~Becky

  10. Hi Jean,
    Your new creations are wonderful!!
    Love all the goodies that you got from Linda.

  11. I love your dolls ~ they are wonderful! Your mail goodies are great too!

  12. Hi Jean, what nice goodies from Becky and Linda, I love the little doll and love the things from Linda, esp. the wisk broom and ditty bags.
    Oh Jean your bagholder dolls and Prairie dolls and prim dolls are sooooo cute. I hope I can get to your shop soon. I still have to check out the mice that you made. Hugs, Lecia