by pennifold 11 Nov 2016

Hi Cuties, well it's one month to my annual Christmas Ladies luncheon and I've just taken a picture of all the goodies for them. I'm so happy with everything.


I've actually got SYNOD on the weekend before the 12th December, so I'll have to get the table all set up on the Thursday as I've got to be at the Cathedral on the Friday night for the opening session, then all day Saturday. Sunday will be church and then finishing off the finer details before the lunch the next day. Can't wait and as you can see this year's theme is Holly.

Massive thanks go to Kim for all her help in the making of the glass coasters in the shape of Holly leaves and berries. I've told the ladies to wear red, green or gold, so we'll just have to wait and see. Love Chris

The runner at the back is from Sweet Pea (an Australian company) and that is mine! The eight tea towels have mostly the same Holly design bar two designs. Pan holders from Kim for their pans/saucepans etc. Seven table runners in patchwork and 8 FSL (Embroidery design) holly designs for their Christmas trees and 8 cosmetic cases (base design is from A Stitch a half) and I put a Holly design on it. The little pot holder at the bottom is just one I got for free, I think, from Isewfree, made with a Santa on it.

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by peafarm 14 Nov 2016

WOW!!! Would I ever love to be your guest at your luncheon party---how you did all this and working on your beautiful quilt I'll never know.

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by Barbaric 12 Nov 2016

very stunning, you did a wonderful job

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Barbara, love Chris

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by sonjapotgieter 12 Nov 2016

Excellent job done!!!All so Beautiful....

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Sonja, love Chris

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by basketkase 12 Nov 2016

As always, stunning collection, Chris.......

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks Vicki, love to you Chris.

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by pennyhal2 12 Nov 2016

What a fabulous collection of goodies for your ladies! You put a lot of effort and love into each one of these and it really shows. They will go bananas when they see them.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Penny, I hope they do too! Love Chris

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by mops Moderator 12 Nov 2016

Your Christmas ladies will be over the moon again - your projects are lovely.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Martine, I hope they like them. Love Chris

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by sjbrower 12 Nov 2016

What an amazing collection of work! Your "Christmas Ladies" are definitely going to oooh and aaaah over these. I love to see red and green.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Sharon. I hope they do too. Love Chris

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by laffma1 12 Nov 2016

An amazing collection and labor of love! You always do an outstanding job preparing for your ladies luncheon. Hope you all have a great time.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much, I hope we all have a great time too. Love Chris

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by dragonflyer 12 Nov 2016

Wow, Chris...once again you have outdone yourself...Gorgeous comes to mind! I just love everything you have done...can't wait to see the set table and then I always look forward to the menu! Very lucky ladies to be included in your special luncheon...Jealous!!!

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Kim, without you I wouldn't have been able to do some of these things. You and and quite a few others are always with me in thought on this day. You are all welcome to come sit and dine with me. Love Chris

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It is always my pleasure, Chris...have a sip of bubbly for me!

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by phi4 12 Nov 2016

I can hear the excitement in your display. You always do such splendid x mas luncheon , I bet your friends look forward to this annual event. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much. I know they look forward to this luncheon every year just to see what I've done, so I hope they will be pleased with this year's goodies. Love Chris

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by asterixsew Moderator 12 Nov 2016

As ever Chris superb work and lucky ladies who attend

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks my dear friend Caroline, love Chris

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by celine 12 Nov 2016

Vraiment très beau c'est du très beau travail. Toutes mes félicitations.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Merci beaucoup Céline. J'espère que vous allez bien. Je prie pour vous tous les soirs avant de je coucher. Amour Chris

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by lilylady 12 Nov 2016

You need to send my invitation out earlier this year, it got lost last year. LOL! This is sew nice of you for your friends. I hope you and them have a beautiful day!

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Yeah, sorry 'bout that!!!! I hope we have a wonderful day and it's not too hot! Love Chris

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by lhart 12 Nov 2016

They all look so beautiful, what lucky friends you have to receive such wonderful gifts. I can't wait to see your Christmas Party photos. Have a great time.

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much I hope it looks good when all set up. Love Chris

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by lbrow 12 Nov 2016

Gonna be another Grand Affair Chris. All of it, wonderful work. Wish I could be there. Much love to you/Lillian

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Miss Lillian. I have all you Cuties sitting at a grand table laughing, joking and enjoying each others'
effort in sewing. Love Chris

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by zoefzoef 12 Nov 2016

Lots of work has been done here! And all of them with such a nice result !

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thanks Linda you are so right! Love ❤️ Chris

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by lolly3 12 Nov 2016

Hi Chris, Stunning and Beautiful work. I'm sure that the Ladies will Cherish these GiftS for many years to come.
Thankyou for sharing.
Merry Christmas to you Chris and to your Family.
Sending you my Love. xxxxx

Lorraine
South Australi

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Hi Lorraine, thanks so much. I hope you have a merry Christmas too, love ❤️ Chris

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by carolpountney 12 Nov 2016

Beautiful beautiful

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Thank you, thank you! Love ❤️ Chris

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by dixie 12 Nov 2016

Beautiful as usual, where ever do you come up with all the ideas Very Clever. Chris the table runner at the back of the picture is that a bought deign or is it one you made up yourself, it is really lovely hanks Val

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Hi Val, thanks for your kind words. Yes the table runner at the back was made by me. The design is from Sweet Pea embroidery designs. Love ❤️ Chris

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by teun 12 Nov 2016

Sieht ganz toll aus👍👍👍

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pennifold by pennifold 12 Nov 2016

Danke Lammie, Liebe Chris

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by sandralane 11 Nov 2016

Once again Chris you have outdone your self on amazing gifts, I am sure they shall be cherished as usual.Can't wait to see the table, no doubt it will be a memorable site . Enjoy and have fun. Sandra.

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pennifold by pennifold 11 Nov 2016

Thanks Sandra, yes I hope they will cherish them. A lot of time and effort goes into making these things as you all know. I've got some great Holly ornaments etc. for the table, can't wait to see it all set up. Love Chris

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by eleen 11 Nov 2016

Beautiful as always- every year I look forward to your Christmas lunch and I wonder what your are going to come up with. The ladies are surely going to enjoy it.

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pennifold by pennifold 11 Nov 2016

Thanks Eleen it's always a challenge and I know they love it. Love Chris

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by mlbell70 11 Nov 2016

It all looks beautiful

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pennifold by pennifold 11 Nov 2016

Thanks so much, I'm glad you like them. Love Chris

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by shuede 11 Nov 2016

Lucky ladies! Beautiful work!! So festive!!! Have a wonderful time.

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pennifold by pennifold 11 Nov 2016

Thanks so much Denise, so nice to see you back on here after so long. Love Chris

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by noah 11 Nov 2016

Oh this is a wonderful gifts for your friends :);)Your the best***hugs

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pennifold by pennifold 11 Nov 2016

Thanks Carolyn, I hope they like them all. Love Chris

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