Saturday, April 19, 2014

FNSI - show and tell

There is not much to show and tell this month - with it being Good Friday, I didn't end up spending much time in the sewing room - just did a bit of sorting and packing for my April swaps :)



I gathered my Christmas fabrics in preparation of my Christmas Block swap, and CraftMad Family Christmas Quilt - will get to some serious sewing today :)

However, I can show show you what has landed in my sewing room recently :)

FQ Swap from Kelly - I love this fabric - I am going to make something for Mr Fixit with this :)


February & March CraftMad Family Christmas quilt blocks from Merry

QBSA - Rainbow Starflower from KateW

this is what I sent Kate

I had a great find on ebay - some sheets offcuts and the best find of all (for me anyway) was finding some floral fabric that matches my quilt cover.





I am going to make a new cushion cover and will make up a cushioned top for the blanket box I have been intending to get for the last few years.  
At times here the weather is so unpredictable - one night you are sweltering, and don't need any blankets, the next night you need a blanket or even a quilt.  We are rapidly approaching the time when we need to get the 'winter weight' quilt out.  All of these quilts/blankets are in the walk-in robe at the moment - currently folded on the floor :(

Stay tuned for developments :)



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.

6 comments:

  1. Nothing wrong with sorting and tidying your sewing space Cathy. It means when you can sit and sew you can enjoy just that! Happy Easter

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  2. In the craft room without stitching sounds good to me. Lots of beautiful fabric needing to be sorted makes for an enjoyable night.

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  3. Newbie popping over from FNSI, sometimes you need to get tidy to get creative

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  4. lovely blocks Cathy and what a good find with the sheetin.xx

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  5. sometimes we need to get tidied and organised Cathy..
    lovely swap blocks...

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  6. I really like the fabrics you have used the Christmas blocks Cathy. All your other work is wonderful too. What a great buy all those sheet offcuts.

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