Wednesday, January 16, 2019


I made a pack with myself that I would make 2 blocks this month... and YiPPee... I did it.
I'm making a lap quilt for myself and these are only the first 2 blocks BuT it's a start.

I'm joining up with Elm Street Quilts for OMG.
You can visit One Monthly Goal ... HeRe.

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

It's STarTinG

to BLooM... at my house.
I traced, stitched, turned & pressed the first lot of shapes... & it was so much FuN too.
I even used the bias maker for the stem which was very easy as well.
Now I just have to sew it down & block 1 will be done.
I will show it finished at the next BLooMerS party January 19th.

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Friday, January 11, 2019

JoiN In

with Narelle from 1 Xmas Item a Month in 2019.
Narelle is adding names to the blog page so if you would like to be motivated each month to make a gift or item for Xmas... then this is for you.
You can gather ideas from past bloggers & from the new items added in 2019.
You will be on target to have a few Xmas gifts ready & waiting in December if you join in.
It's very simple... just make an item and post it on the 1Xiam blog... HeRe... on or around the 25th of the month... & we'll all get to share in your delight.

To leave your name... simply visit the 1 Xmas Item a Month BLoG 

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Thursday, January 10, 2019


I am joining in with Angela from So Scrappy blog... HeRe... in her 2019 Rainbow Scrap Challenge
by making a small item each month in the assigned colour.
This month I made a ReD zipper Pouch.

You can see what the other scrap challengers made this month by clicking HeRe.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019


but NoT for me.... for my GS... to start his school year.
Master Archer is off to school this year... & now he's ready to bring home some books to read too.

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I came across this too.
Thought you might like it...

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

I'm JoiNinG In

OMG with Elm Street Quilts by setting One Monthly Goal you can read all about it HeRe.
I have been planning on making a "SPooLs" quilt for Moi... so this is a great goal to set.
"Make at least 2 "SpooL"  blocks this month.

I'm all set to go as
I have my reels fabric, my background fabric 
& a jelly roll (LuLu - Chez Moi from Moda) to use as the threads.
I'm using a pattern by Camille Roskelley at Thimble Blossoms.

Wish me luck...
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Saturday, January 5, 2019

FNwF & BLooM

Last night at Friday Night with Friends I hand stitched a small embroidery piece.
As it's a gift I can't show anymore just now... but I will a little later... sshhh
We had over 20 ladies stitching together last night... and if you would like to see what the other FNwF-ers got up to ... simply click HeRe...

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BLooM SAL...
Our first party in 2019... woo hoo... & it's to show off our fabric choices.
The number of "BLooMeRs" taking part in this SAL has grown to around 12...
so lets see if we can keep each other motivated until the finish line.
I have enough fabric to start, but may need a little more just to add different colours along the way.
My BLooM is safely tucked away patiently waiting for me to start... should be any day now...
Then in just 2 weeks we will have our first block done... so exciting... so if you visit again on Jan 19 you can see what us BLooMeRs got up to with the making of our very own BLooM quilt...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019


I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas & a great start to 2019.
HaPPy NeW YeaR everyone...

As this week holds the first Friday in the month.... it's time for our first
Friday Night with Friends...
Simply add your blog address to the link below... join in with all your cyber friends on Friday night for  little stitching... then post about what YOU got up to on your blog... & we will all come over for a visit to see what you achieved. It's a wonderful way to make new friends, gain new ideas & get in some ME time.
If you could spread the word by placing the button on your blog with it linking back to this blog...
we could find a whole lot of "NeW friends" to enjoy one Friday night a month with. 
See you all on Friday Night...

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Sunday, December 30, 2018


I found a few minutes to work on the borders on my FaNCy SNoWBaLL quilt.
It will probably be the last time in 2018 that I get into the cubbyhole too.
I've added the inner & the middle borders... with only 1 more border to be added before it's finished.
It can then go off to the quilters... yeah !

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Friday, December 28, 2018


My finishes for the month of December = 5
I hope both PeG & KRiS  had a very Merry Christmas
 & I wish them  all the best for the New Year...  sew it's a wonderful 2o19.
Hope to see you both again with OPAM...

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