Monday, December 20, 2010

Monday Meeting - Jillayne of A Fine Seam

Good morning staff! Well, here we are only 5 day's before the big day. Are you ready yet? I'm down to figuring out what David and I will eat for Christmas Day. It's just the two of us this year, and we both are pretty simple about food, so I think I will make it easy. I'm thinking a roast in the crock pot for him and a vegetable risotto with goat cheese for me (I'm a vegetarian). My friend, Lyd, makes the best cookies ever so dessert is taken care of. Thanks Lyd!

Well, shall we start our meeting? Oh, this will also be the last meeting for this year. I believe in giving my staff a nice long Christmas break to spend time with their families. :)

This week I'm delighted to introduce you to my friend, Jillayne of A Fine Seam. Jillayne lives in Canada and is a quilter, stitcher, and crafter extraordinaire! She is an instructor at the local quilt shop, what she calls her "jobette," has an etsy shop and also has a fantastic craft sale once a year in her home!

Isn't this elf adorable! She made four of them for sale at the show. Of course they were sold quickly! Love those feet!

These two snow buddies all snuggled in a quilt together just melt my heart.

Of course ya'll know why I love this torn and woven stocking. (in case you're new to my blog, I love white!)

She also makes these Christmas Crackers. I thought this one was divine!

In the middle of getting ready for her show, she also painted and redecorated many of the rooms in her home. I thought I was the only one that did crazy things like that! hee,hee,hee. This is her swan quilt that now hangs in it's proper spot in her living room. I think it's perfect.

Hop over and visit with Jillayne and be inspired by all her beautiful creations. Tell her Shell and the bunnies said Hi!

Don't forget to register for my giveaway here. I'll pick the winner on Wednesday.
Have a beautiful week everyone. Stay warm unless you are in Australia and then stay cool. ;)
Meeting adjourned.

xx, shell, sugie and harrington


Karen M said...

Wow! What a talent!

Maggey and Jim said...

What an artist,, love the snow buddies and the elf is sooooooo cute.. White is growing on me..
Bunny Hugs,

Simone de Klerk said...

the snow buddies are definitely my favorite. So very cute!

The French Bear said...

Aww...cute little elf and darling snow bunnies! Another Canadian.....I will have to check out her blog for sure!
Can you be my boss? I need time off for the holidays.....I am not sure if two days off is really a rest!
Oh well at least I have that!
Hugs to you and the buns!!!!!

Debora said...

I love Jillayne and her creations! So glad you featured her. She makes some beautiful crazy quilt types of things, too, which I love. :o)

BubzRugz said...

Lovely meeting Jillayne at your place.... keep warm... we are trying to keep dry...

Jo in TAS said...

I love her elf and snow buddies, so cute!

Rabbits' Guy said...

Thanks for the time off - I need it!

I hear it is snowing in some parts of Australia too - we are holing up for the duration.

Have a grand Holiday there.

Charlene said...

I just read your post below about Donna. Isn't her home beautiful!!!! We just connected this week. I went to see her for the weekly event Food for Thought & we started talking about Shelties (we both have had multiples) Hope you & yours have a Merry Christmas. Charlene

Shirley said...

Hi Shell I just want to tell you that I just visited your friend Jillayne blog and have added her to my list to read. Sometimes I think that I could read blogs all day, but I do have to work. We will have Friday off this week, don't know about next Friday. Have a wonderful weekend. Merry Christmas from your Missouri Friend.

Jenny of Elefantz said...

Have a blessed Christmas meal with your man, Shell - if only we were closer we could share our table with you. What a precious thought!
Merry Christmas my sweet friend, and may you find blessings abound you all year to come!

Allie said...

Hey boss, I love that you give your staff time off for the holidays - *G* I love being called 'staff'! You're a hoot.

Jillayne is very talented, I must go visit her!

Jillayne said...

Thank you for this! It was very kind of you to feature me and you said such nice things - I'll never forget it.
Happy Holidays to you and the bunnies!