Show & Tell time again over at Kelli's. Go and check it out here.
My Show & Tell for today is this Partridge In a Pear Tree walling hanging.
It is quite large, measuring 4'9" tall by 3' wide.
I made this piece in 1965 - That would make it 42 years old!!
It was a pattern I saw in a Woman's Day Magazine.
The background is blue canvas. You can see the blue color has faded over the years.
The other piece are felt and of course the tassels and partridge tail are yarn.
That year I made this Partridge for myself and one for my sister Marion.
I also made two other similar, but smaller wall hangings of a Reindeer for my mother and mother-in-love.
Boy, looking back I am amazed at all I got accomplished in those years.
This hanging has hung in our home EVERY Christmas.
My daughter, Suzette, now has the Reindeer that belonged to my mother.
Jacque has already put in her "dibs" for this one!!! She'll get it!!
Trust everyone had a wonderful and BLESSED CHRISTMAS
We celebrated ours Christmas Eve, our family tradition, with a BIG turkey dinner with all the fixings that Mickey & I prepared.
We bought only for the grand kids this year and then drew names for the adults.
It was really nice not to be so gift centered!!
Jacque drew my name and gave me a lovely pair of black slacks and a 2 piece, pink Cardigan sweater set. Lovely and fit perfectly.
Bennie drew Mickey's name and gave him a HoMedics back vibrator that fits, upper and lower, into a chair. Everyone took turns trying it out!!!!
Christmas morning Suzette and Dave had us all over to their home for Christmas Brunch and to celebrate my 70th Birthday.
This had been planned for weeks but I was only informed Christmas Eve so it was a delightful surprise :o)
I got two of those lovely Mom birthday cards that touch your heart and make you cry, which I did!!!! It's a joke in our family that I always cry over the sweet cards that my kids give to me. I mean, those big cries where you look so ugly!!!
THEN Suzette, Jacque & Marc presented me with a new Brighton Purse.
Can I say, YEAH!!!!
I have a very old one that I have used for about 9 years now.
For those of you that wonder.......it "ain't" bad being 70!!!!!!!!