"You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes."
Winnie the Pooh

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Friday Pretties...Come and See...Play Along

Here we are again- 
It's Friday!
Time for 
Friday Pretties!
Don't the weeks fly by?!? 

Anyone who has regularly read
 my blog knows how much
 I LOVE receiving packages in the mail.
And, by now, everyone knows
 that I love to order things.
Those two things go so perfectly together. 
I couldn't resist a cute little
Mini-Pattern by
Heather Bailey
A tiny turtle pin cushion.
Who could resist?
 I love Heather Bailey!
Not only does she have adorable
patterns, but also fun, bright,
and young fabric.
Check out here website 

On the same day this also came in the mail...
I had ordered this vintage trim and fabric
 from an Etsy shop called
This is Susan's shop from
Stop by her blog and take a look.

Have a wonderful Friday!
 Happy Happy Pretties!!!


A Serenade for Solitude said...

How fun!! That pin cushion is too cute. The fabrics look like some that I'll have to check out.
Love receiving packages in the mail, too!

I'm linking up too!

koralee said...

So happy....your pretties make me...love love love that sweet little pattern...have fun making him. xoxoxoxo Happy Friday.

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Happy Friday Pretties to you too :-)
Show us that pincushion after you've created it.

Naturally Carol said...

Thank you for becoming my friend/follower...I am yours too! I love both of your little packages..I got one today too..3 cushion covers by Teje from Crete..so exciting..not for me personally though..for flood affected people.

It's me said...

O my this is lovely !!! i like your turtle !!...i think no friday pretties for me darling...no inspiration.......and my friend has surgery today....so exciting day !!....happy friday pretties for you......happy day love Ria....xxx...

Maaike said...

what a great pattern you got in your mailbox! And I love Friday pretties!
love Maaike

My Vintage Mending said...

Oh mail is such fun. I figured this friday linky thing up today. You know you have to lead me by the hand with these things. Beautiful Friday Pretties. Even the Heather Bailey note is so pretty. Enjoy Renee

Everlasting Blooms said...

ooo...love getting fun things in the mail too! Happy pretty friday to you friend! :)

~ xoxo

Elizabeth said...

Love that turtle pin cushion, super cute! Even the coupon is cute!
Have a happy Friday, full of pretties!

The Garden Bell said...

WOW...just flew over from BBN, you know Koralee. What a fun Friday Party. Not quite sure you are ready for me....but I'll give it a whirl. Glad to be a new follower. What a wonderful blog you have.

The Garden Bell :-* ;-*
That's Kiss Kiss

Martina said...

Gorgeous Pretties dear Joyce, LOVE that little turtle! Have a splendid weekend - full of love!

Lynn said...

That's a cute pin cushion! But I don't want to stick Mr. Turtle with pins....
Have a great weekend!

Gloria said...

I love that sweet Mr. Turtle and pretty fabric and trim!! They just make you want to smile!! :)

Have a very pretty weekend, dear Joyce!!

XOXO Gloria

By the Bluegrass said...

What a cute little turtle! And, love the vintage fabric. I also love love love snail mail!!!!!


Oh how I love to happen upon pretty posts!
Your fabrics are so yummy..it makes me wanna come over and sew with you!!!

Ciao Bella!
Creative Carmeina

My Blessed Serendipity Life said...

That turtle is adorable. Love getting stuff in the mail too, such fun! Thank you for hosting Friday Pretties.


Christie said...

I will need to check that ETSY site! Thanks! Christie

it's the little things... said...

Just found your blog and love it! Such cute things!!

Maria said...

Hi Joyce!
Your post today reminds me of some really fun fabric I ordered from an ebay fabric store...it's been a couple of years ~ so it's time I get to it!
... I was going to make a cute tote for school.
I love your etsy find. I love vintage fabrics.
Your Valentine cupcakes {last post} They're so pretty!
*Have a wonderful ♥ weekend*

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~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What fun goodies...and the turtle pincushion will be precious! It looks like fun to make! ♥

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