the gift of friendship

[please click on the photos to enlarge them and enjoy the details …]

the other day a wonderful little gift arrived in my mailboxlauree's pocket and contents 1

my friend lauree had made her version of a fabric pocket especially for me

she used some silk she had dyed herself, which veils a handmade oval doiley stitched by her late mother lauree's pocket - front

lauree's pocket - backas well as the lovely little book about friendship, inside the pocket i found a packet of seeds and some special little noteslauree's pocket and contents 4

between the pages of the book i discovered more treasures – some pressed flowers from lauree’s gardenlauree's pocket and contents 3

thank you so much, lauree – you are a true friend!lauree's pocket and contents 2

12 thoughts on “the gift of friendship

  1. Rita – that is one stunning gift to receive. Thanks for sharing this on your blog w/ all of us. I love how your friend incorporated the silk, lace and even dyed it herself! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas holiday and New Year’s!


  2. So lovely! friends are gifts that keep on giving.Merry Xmas to you and your family and thanks again for all you share on this site


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