Sunday, March 19, 2023

BaCK to SPiDeR WeB BlocKs

Early last year I sewed scraps into strips & trimmed them with a "wedge" ruler. 
I joined 8 wedges together to form one 16 inch block. 
However I only managed to finish 2 complete blocks.
I started playing with it again this week & took the easy "joining" route & made them into "squares" using white fabric as setting triangles. 
I decided to use foundation paper pieced 8 inch blocks to compliment the design. 
I'll use these blocks around the 6 centre spider web blocks... almost like a border.
I only made one FPP block so far... BuT I think I will like the layout.

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I am off to a sewing ReTReAT tomorrow for four days.

I've packed lots of projects (including scraps for the above project) & hope to also get a few quilts quilted & bound.
Of course I have to work on Forest Friends for my NeW grandie "BoY"  too, so I'll have plenty to keep me occupied. 

 WeLCoMe to our world  TYLER RICHARD  👶
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Friday, March 17, 2023

RSC 2023

 I completed one block in GReeN this month using the X Block ruler.
Thanks to Angela from SO SCRAPPY blog found HeRe.

Saturday, March 4, 2023

SeWinG...

I managed to make another 3 bags for children in the "crisis centres". 
Each fully lined bag includes a book, coloured pencils & a few bouncing balls.
My SIL kindly donated a few knitted toys to the bags as well.
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Another block in the Fancy Forest quilt was put together too.
A pretty aqua/turquoise coloured OWL... 
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Then last night at FNwF... I made a second Hedgehog... this time in YeLLoW...

I hope you all had a very successful night of crafting.

I will be away for awhile... so until next post, 
please stay safe & EnJoY your sewing.
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Thursday, March 2, 2023

FiNaL RounD

 in the SAHRR... hosted by Quilting Gail... found HeRe.
I added two PIN WHEELS between the "Square in a Square" in my final border.
I once again used scrap HST that were already sewn in pairs to form my PWs.
My Community quilt is to size so now I need to sandwich & quilt it... but... unfortunately that will have to wait until I return home.
Thank you Gail for organising this group... it's been FuN.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

SiGN Up

for our monthly "virtual" sit & sew night. 
YeS it's time for...
It's very simple to join in 
AnD 
everyone is WeLCoMe.

Add your link to Mr Linky  below, then sit & sew on Friday night.
Write your own post about what you got up to & then sometime over the weekend come back here & click on the names to visit the other ladies to see what they worked on. Simple & easy with NO pressure.
See you all then... 

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Monthly RoundUp

For my records - I finished 5 projects in February

Saturday, February 25, 2023

My FeBRuaRy

project has now been completed... WooHoo 
I made another 4" x 6" POSTCARD using the letter M & V as my theme. 
--MiSTLeToE--
&
--Violet (coloured) Bow--
This months alphabet letters were M & V 
brought to us by
The Joyful Quilter 

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