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Old 12-08-2019, 01:53 PM
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In Poland we have a nice custom for the St. Nicholas Day (or Santa Claus Day), which is 6th December. This is the day to present small, no-fuss gifts - the big ones are for Christmas. They are supposed to be surprise - traditionally those gifts are put in your shoes while you sleep like all good children should

This year it was last Friday. I was stuck at home with a cold when I realized that I had nothing for my fiancee. No way to run for quick shopping :/ So I quickly made a lunch mat with the last bits of the hedgehog fabric I used for his quilt some time ago (remember this Hedgehog Quilt?).

He found it like this when he got home from work (so Santa was a bit late in this case):




And this is the lunch mat, front and back:



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Old 12-08-2019, 02:03 PM
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Very cute!
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Old 12-08-2019, 02:20 PM
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So very sweet! I'm sure it was appreciated.
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Old 12-08-2019, 02:35 PM
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really cute and resourceful
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very cute!! I love St Nick Day!! My kids are grown now and I don't do it any more... but I think next year I just might do it for the fun of it ha ha
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Very nice,
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Love the tradition. It sounds like fun. You did a bang up job at the last minute. I could never do that with a fuzzy head. I remember the quilt. Good job on both. Thanks for posting.
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love the cute hedgehog fabric!
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What a cute tradition!!!
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Thank you for sharing your tradition... makes me smile.
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