Monday, January 7, 2013

Australian ladies #28 and #29

E-gads, I thought I'd never get back to normal....really!  I was without e-mail for close to 9 days!  My computer geek came and went with my $100 and a working system to have the whole thing crash about 1 hour after he left.  Finally, yesterday I put DH on the problem and after talking to the Apple support people 3 times, he finally hooked up with an expert who really knew his stuff.  Yeah!!!  I am back in business.........except it seems I lost most of my pop-up e-mail addresses during the down time.  I noticed daily that I was losing more and more.  Bummer!  Hopefully, you all will write to me and I'll get back to normal in no time.

Now for the big reveal.  I LOVE these ladies!!!!  Sarah wrote to me right after Thanksgiving and asked if I possibly could get a fabric portrait done for her mom (she said, "mum" actually since they live in Australia) before Christmas.  She wanted one for herself too, but said there was no rush.  I thought it might be fun to have them open them together so I hurried like a crazy lady to get them in the mail as soon as possible since I KNOW it takes approximately 4 weeks from here to there.  Believe it or not, Sarah's (#29) arrived the day before Christmas.  So here they are.  First the "MUM", Gail (#28):

Lady 28 - the drawing

Lady #28 - her eyes

Lady #28 - Gail from Australia

And Gail with herself:

Gail with herself

Then we have the lovely and most generous, Sarah (#29):

#29 - Sarah - the drawing

Sarah's pretty eyes

#29 in the "ladies series - Sarah

And again, Sarah with herself:

#29 Sarah with herself

BUT, my most favoritest picture of all is this one where they're "all" together looking so happy!!

Mom, Gail (#28) with daughter, Sarah (#29)

How fun, huh???  Hopefully these two ladies are okay.  Lately, Tasmania, Australia has had horrid wildfires resulting in the loss of over 100 homes.   Let's pray that they are safe!!

Until next time, my friends..............                                                                


27 comments:

stitchinpenny said...

They were so worth the wait. Love the Australian ladies.

May Britt said...

Your ladies are so beautiful.

maritza said...

Son geniales!!!

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

these are so great ! love them.

Deb said...

So perfect!!

Patchwork and Play said...

Wonderful as usual! (Do they have blogs?)

shez said...

wonderful,what great gifts.xx

Dianne said...

Glad to hear you are back in business!
the ladies are fab as usual ;0)

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

Love these two and to see them together :o) Glade to hear that you are back up and running. Hugs

Susan said...

It's great that they arrived before Christmas - well done - great portraits - as usual. Glad you are back in Macland and working - no computer for 9 days is 8 days too long.

Annie said...

I think I should be using mine for my avitar too...like Sharon and Susan. That's fun. And these latest two ladies are awesome. Love Gail's wild hair! :-)

Mary said...

I think you captured them perfectly! Love the pin cushion in the hair and the scissor behind the ear. You are international for sure. Glad you're back!

Tracee said...

They look like 2 very happy ladies there, you did a fabulous job.

Annette Schultz said...

I just love your ladies ( looking for a good pic and I'll be in touch :) )
in stitches

Nessy said...

Fantastic.

patchouli moon studio said...

I love your ladies Carol. These 2 are as fabulous as the rest that you have made in the past. That is a great photo of the mother and daughter with their quilt likenesses.

Sybil said...

You do a fantastic job. I love them.

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Leanne said...

Your portraits are so good, each one is so cool. I love the eyes the best and you really captured their individual looks. Glad you have your computer sorted too.

Gmama Jane said...

Love Love them!!! it would be so cool to have a post with all of and our "ladies" portraits beside us!!
Gmama Jane

KATI said...

!!! :)

Sarah said...

Hi Carol! We totally love 'us' LOL!
Luckily for us, the fires are further down from where we live, and thankyou for thinking of us!

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