5.27.2008

Bigger than a Mailbox!

So ... I ever so casually went to get the mail this afternoon. I have to walk/drive to a box that is down the street and around the corner. If I have a package larger than my teeny-weeny mailbox, then there will be a key in there to a larger box. Today there was a key. I just knew what it was.

I was right.
My free GiveAway from Jodi arrived today full of who-knows-what from Spring Quilt Market in Portland, OR. I was so excited I could hardly stand it. What could she possibly have sent me?

Tissue! I really like tissue. I use it all the time. So ... I am even saving the tissue.

Everything was in a plastic bag, which only prolonged my excitement. When the heck would I get to see my stuff?!
Oh, how it was worth the wait.

I opened it all up and then divided it into categories ... like candy on Halloween ... only much more practical and less fattening. First: A boat -load of reading material including a magazine and several catalogs. I love magazines and catalogs!


Next: A myriad of samples from tissues to a quilted nail file. I told you I love tissue!

Oooooohhhh .... fabric. Luscious, delicious, magical ... fabric! (And a little hot pad from Moda.)

Last, but not least: Candy ... just like Halloween. Some of it is still left. I won't tell you how much.


Oh yes and this card (made into a pin.) I feel so naughty already what with all the drooling and the candy eating and such. Mostly ... I feel grateful. Thank you Jodi. You made me feel like I went to Spring Market. I'm just sorry that I didn't get to go and meet you there.
So ... let's be honest ... how jealous are the rest of you?



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11 comments:

brookegfunk said...

I love packages and mail too! I feel like little Winthrop from Music Man spittin and singin about the Wells Fargo Wagon Comin Down the Street! What a great package all the fabric looks fun and it pretty much looks like a quilters paradise! Congrats and tell Jodi not to rush I can wait till next week for my package!

hilari said...

super duper jealous.

Tara said...

Whew!! Someone hit the jackpot!

Mrs. Dub said...

I love candy, and the fabric looks pretty, but I think your sewing skills and sweet tooth make that package perfect for you. But feel free to send me leftovers.

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Extremely Jealous!!!

Jodi said...

Glad you like it! It was fun collecting all that stuff! ;o)

Paul Sears Photography said...

with all the excitement, it must have been tough to step back and take pictures of every step. Sometimes the simple things in life are the sources of the greatest joy.

ginny said...

That's like the ultimate quilter's Ladmo Bag. I'm jealous.

P Daddy said...

Love Ginny's Ladmo Bag reference. Quite the haul of loot; almost as good as going to Quilt Market yourself--well, probably not.

Glamma Fabulous aka Kelley Smith said...

WOW!!!!!!!

steph said...

super di-duper jealous!