Saturday, August 18, 2012

FNSI show and tell and .....

............ scream!

I was so looking forward to my FNSI - I had several tasks in mind ;-)

However, I only completed one ;-(

I spent a large part of my time picking fabric and cutting ready for my Block Swap Adventure partner's block - the Lattice Square

you know what's coming don't you .......... measure twice, cut once!

first lot of fabrics, I realised half way that I didn't have enough for what I wanted to do, then I don't know what happened, but I mucked up and cut all of the squares 1/4" smaller than needed!

I eventually finished the block with my third choices of fabric ;-(

Something did make me happy though  ................ 
I received some more goodies for my Santa Sack from Fiona

This morning we have had a new television delivered, so I am currently on 'apprentice' duty with the husband  setting up the stand and putting it on the lowline entertainment unit - glad I had my Weetbix for breakfast.
EDITED:  See post HERE for update on what happened with the television :(

Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day. 
Remember, any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-) 
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.


  1. WOW that block looks fabulous and so does the choccie...
    Lots of lovely gifts for the Santa Sack....
    I am sure you are now sitting watching the new TV...

  2. The fabrics you've chosen are beautiful! They work very well together in the block. Great choice!

  3. I love your block; those fabrics are beautiful!That Christmas bag is gorgeous too!

  4. Your block turned out wonderfully. . . even if it gave you fits!

    Your Santa Sack is lovely.

  5. Ugh - I hate when that happens, but yes, chocolate definitely makes it much better. :)

  6. Well, your block looks great! And I love your fabrics!
    Your Santa sack is soooo cute. Somehow, Fiona must've known...
    Chocolate is always a good thing. ;-)

  7. I love the block too and look forward to seeing what other goodies are in your santa sack too. Happy FNSI

  8. The bocks are very nice - hope the oops cuts are put to good use.
    Lucky you getting fun presents from Fiona. Chocolate is very important for creative pursuits.
    Enjoy sewing.

  9. Gosh even your third fabric choices are gorgeous, lovely block and lovely finish. Yay for Fiona's knowingness in sending you choccy before the crisis ;)

  10. Popping in via FNSI. Sorry to hear your Friday night was less than relaxing but your third choice fabrics do look great in the block.

  11. I just love the colors in those blocks they work wonderfully together.


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