Saturday, February 19, 2011

FNSI - 18th February 2011 - blocks, borders & hearts completed

It was Friday Night Sew In yesterday.  It is so good to have a designated day to stop everything else and sew.  In preparation, I have been shopping and got some more material and new threads - I am a Gütermann convert!  I tried this thread for the first time over Christmas and I am impressed!  so little fluff ;-)


I must confess, I was behind in my block swaps - I was having difficulty picking my fabrics for one of the blocks - no matter what I tried, I was not happy ;-(


After several visits to Spotlight, I came across some fabric that I think my swap partner will be happy with.


So I don't spoil the surprise for my partners, I will only post a snippet of the blocks I completed today.


First up, my block for Theresa, my February partner for Block Swap Adventure.




Next up is a block for Shauna, my February partner for Christmas Block Swap


Ladies, your blocks will be in the mail on Monday, with my apologies for taking so long.


I was able to add the borders to my black & white log cabin quilt





Next I got to make up another string heart block for block lotto


All in all, a very successful FNSI - which actually lasted most of the day




6 comments:

  1. I love the log cabin! So hard to believe that I'm just starting my Friday night and you are already in tomorrow!

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  2. LOL - yes, it is 8.30 am Saturday for me ;-)

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  3. Great work Cathy. I love your quilt. Black and white always looks stunning.You did a nice job of arranging the log cabin blocks too. Congrats. :)

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  4. Wow you got a lot done! Love the log cabin, it's so dramatic! My Friday night sew in turned into a 'snore-in' - I was so tired from the week I fell asleep on the lounge. Hopefully I can sneak in a few hours this afternoon.

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  5. You sure got a lot done. Your log cabin quilt is amazing!

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  6. Your're so lucky to be able to stretch FNSI out for a lot of the day! And you accomplished so much! Everything is lovely, but I really admire the string heart blocks.

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