YoYo Mama's

It was my turn at club to do the lesson and so mine was a gift idea.
With Christmas right around the corner I thought a homemade
dish towel and a tin of cookies with the recipe would be a fun and easy gift idea.
 This is the dish I did with rick rack sewn on the bottom and crocheting
on the bottom of the rick rack. I decided to make a kits for the
girls so they could make their own.
 I love doing things like this !
 My husband thinks that since I love to make labels it was just a good excuse.
Then I could put one on the cookie tin. LOL If you could see the bottom
you could see my label....

This was looking in the cookie tin.
Inside is a dish towel, thread, needle, recipe card,
picture of the dish towel, pattern and chocolate. When I was little  my Mom did her stitching on dish towels to pillow cases and I would help her by being the winder. You only needed the winder when you needed to start a strand of floss. We would use match book cardboard  to wind the floss to and we would write the floss # on the top. So  if you look into the above picture you can see my version of the floss winder. I did use my blog logo for the top. hehehe


Tied up with ribbon and a cookie cutter added.
This was so much fun for me.
I loved thinking of what I do for my turn.
I really enjoy this club and the talented ladies in it.

We always always do show and tell and this is Judy's!
We as a group were doing this quilt and Judy is one of the few
women I know that always finishes and quickly.
She always does the most beautiful job too!

  A better view.

Lucy did this one!
 It was darling!
This one has a pocket on the back with clothes to dress the dolls....so cleaver!

Pat had 3...she was a very busy woman!!!This class just ended!!
I do have all the kits...

So much work! And such a beautiful job!
I am so jealous I wish mine was done...

This was even prettier in person.

I told you she was busy.

This is Becky and she even had stitching on hers.

I forgot to take a picture of the refreshments....
Pat brought cookies and fried ice cream....so yummy! Now you can see why
I love going to club....very talented and fun women!


susan said...

What a talented group of women and fun club! I am sure they appreciated how much effort you put into your lesson!

Karen said...

OMG! How cute are your tins! I love this idea.
Wish I was in your club. Such talent!

Could you tell us who the stitchery pattern is from on your towels? And how you did that FABULOUS rick rack trim?
A great gift idea.
Love your blog and your great photos.

Hugs, Karen

Sewn With Grace said...

Oh my goodness!!! I love your towel and the whole presentation in the tin, it's beautiful! Everyone's quilts are just stunning. I just one the paper doll paper on a giveaway and I must say, I'm a bit intimidated at the thought of doing it. Thank you for the post, I loved it all!

Lisa said...

I am jealous. I would love to be in a group that would inspire like that. I also looked at the pics of you sewing room. I love the teddy bear cross-stitch. I remember I started that one years ago. I think I got most of them done and then never finished. I love the lazy boy chair with floss all over. Thanks for bringing back a good memory. Hope you are having a great day!

Nanette Merrill said...

Debbie so so cute! Love your packaged fun. You do such an amazing job.

Patsy @ My Sister's Quilts said...


What a welcoming to the club with such an adorable tin of goodies. You are amazingly talented and generous. Thank you for the time and effort you put into these tins...I love mine! Amazing :)


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