Monday, December 2, 2013

Little Gifts for a Blog Friend

I got to meet a blog friend in person in November while she and her family were traveling in the states. Mara is an American, but married to a Greek and lives in Greece with her husband and her son and daughter. We met at a small fabric shop in Albuquerque. I made a few little gifts for Mara and her children. Got to keep those wee ones occupied on car trips you know. Mara's Blog is Secretly Stitching. Would you believe I forgot to take my camera with me? Oh well I did take pics of the goodies I made for Mara and her children.
A monster pencil pouch for Mara's son, a little dog for here young daughter and a little wallet for Mara. I wrapped the little wallet in some Southwest fabric.
This is a tiny little dog I made using wool. I stitched the collar in place and added a heart "dog tag".
I even added a little tail on the back.
You can see here how small the dog is. Mara's daughter is 3 years old (? I think), so the dog is just right for little hands to hold. 
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7 comments:

  1. Cute as can be.....they are going to love all of the goodies!

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  2. Any child would be delighted with those gifts and love Mara's wallet too. How exciting it must have been to finally meet a blogging friend.

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  3. Those are such precious little gifts. It's always so nice to receive a handmade gift. You had a good opportunity to meet a fellow blogger.

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  4. So sweet! Lucky you to get to meet up with Mara!

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  5. Wonderful gifts for the little ones. So very special to meet blogging friends.

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  6. Daryl Dear your gifts are very sweet and thoughtful for your new friends. Adorable little dog. Creative Joy...

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  7. How exciting to have met Mara and her family and how generous and sweet were you to have made such cute gifts for her children:) I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and was able to recover LOL!! Have a fantastic week.
    Hugs,
    Norma

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