The Best

I have the best Sister. I know, you all have great ones and such, but I have the best. She's the baby-one too (only thirty-something, that's nothing, really), quite a few years younger than me (read: five), and She also has a birthday in March. She got the usual "I choose my presents myself so I'll end up having what I really want"-Moomins (from that special Tove Jansson 100years-series):


And as usual, there were some special treats made by me also. We have a really similar taste in clothes&accessories, but She really loves tapestry bags; I think She got the bug in 90s and never really recovered. I know her tapestry-condition only so well, and I have made her a quite a few bags over the years. This birthday didn't make the exception except the bag is bigger than ever:


and there's a matching scarf too:


Oh my, She'll be ever so ready for the spring, don't you think?


And that bag should take in everything and some - the older a lady gets, the bigger the bag (sorry, Sis)!


Happy Birthday, dear Sis!

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Lovely Monday to you all!

Yours,
Mia

16 comments:

Anne Toprak said...

Happy Birthday to your dear Sis!! How fun, you both have March birthdays.
I love the rose bag and scarf, Mia.
My big brother has a 25 March birthday.

Happy celebrating and new week,
Anne xx
PlumCreek

Jane said...

Happy birthday to your dearest Sis Mia. March is such a popular month for birthdays...Milly's in on Thursday and my brother on Saturday ;0) What a gorgeous bag and scarf you made her. Enjoy the celebrations xx

Beth of The Linen Cat said...

Lovely gifts and Happy birthday to your sister. I'd have to argue with the best sister ever, mine is pretty good too :) Bethx

PS the BBC had an article on the 100 years of Moomins and I thought of you!

Lucia Sasaki said...

Hi MIa, thanks for updating!
How good you have a super sister, unfortunately I have only 2 brothers.
Well, great birthday to your sister and congratulations for the bag and scarf you made to her. Very beautiful.
Thanks again and a great week to you.

Mia said...

Hello Anne,

Thank you for the b-day wishes! And oh yes, we both are March-girls. Happy Birthday to your brother too, March seems to be full of happy days!

Sunshine from here!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Jane,

I think March being popular birthday-month has something to do with our sunny, long and hot midsummer-nights ;) Happy birthday to Milly&your brother, happy celebrating!

Lovely March week!

Yours,
Mia

Helen Philipps said...

Happy Birthday to your sister, Mia! I love the gorgeous flower embellished scarf very much, and the rose bag is lovely and very useful!
Happy week!
Helen xox

Mia said...

Hello Beth,

Thank you for the happy wishes! And alright, alright, I believe your Sis is pretty amazing too :)

Happy you thought of me when Moomins were on telly, that makes me smile so so wide!

Have a lovely and sunny March week!

Yours,
Mia

Teje Karjalainen said...

Hi Mia! Happy Birthday to your sister! Lucky her - you made adorable presents! Beautiful and fun design for the scarf and I love also tapestry bags! Now I know also what I shall get for 'souvenir' from my visit in Finland - the Best ever Moomin myg! Hugs! x Teje

greenrabbitdesigns said...

Happy birthday to your sister Mia, I love that she has a 'tapestry condition' !!!!! Brilliant!
Beautiful bag and what an amazing scarf...lucky girl! :)
And yes she probably is the best sister ( I don't have a sister, just a brother) ;)
Happy new week my friend,
V xxx

Megumi said...

Hello Mia, and Happy birthday to your sister.
I love the cup! and all other presents.
Happy week.
Megumi

Mia said...

Hello Lucia,

Brothers must be great too, I always wished for a big-brother, but there were "just" two of us.

Have wonderful week!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Helen,

Thank you, my Sis liked her presents too! I am so so excited of those embellishments, it seems that I have found knitting (without felting) all over again :) I'm sure well see much more of them later!

Have a wonderful, sunny week!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Teje,

These mugs have been really popular here, they were sold out in many places in the first weeks! And there are so many more things to this series: oven mittens, aprons, cards... All very pretty!

Have a lovely week!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Vivienne,

We seem to have quite a few conditions (my matchy-matchy etc.), but luckily we know them well :)

I already said to Lucia earlier that (a big) brother was on my wish list for a long time, so lucky you to have one!

Sunny and bunny-filled week!

Yours,
Mia

Mia said...

Hello Megumi,

Thank you for your wishes!

These mugs seems to be very much liked, I wish they could be bought everywhere!

Have a wonderful week, sunshine from here!

Yours,
Mia