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lundi 8 octobre 2018

FNwF, happy mail and other news


Many thanks to Cheryll for inviting us to join her again last Friday. For one reason or another Friday was a stitchy non event for me - all I managed were a few bits of quilting on my Pink BOM which seems to be taking me ages to finish!



I received some happy mail last week - these gorgeous Island Batik fabrics which I won in a blog hop from Turid.


At the moment they are still too gorgeous to unwrap but I will soon find a project for them I am sure.

I finished off the little crazy quilting pincushion that I was making


and completed the crazy quilting I was working on for a competition - still no photo's allowed, sorry.

The patchwork girls came last week and started on their next block of the Mystery Quilt. This is what they are making.


A Log Cabin, log cabin! Now, I got the idea for this block from a blog but stupidly did not make a note of whose blog! So if you are reading this then please, please contact me so that I can credit you.

Update May 2019 - I finally found the inspiration for my block! here My thanks to JanineMarie of Quilts from the Little House whose beautiful log cabin block I copied!

And finally, I have completed two more blocks for the RSC - September


and October


I am off to UK again this week but hope to be back in time for FNSI - so see you there.

14 commentaires:

  1. OMG! I am so in love with your pincushion. It's the prettiest one ever.
    I too have a hand quilting project that doesn't get much done even when I sit with it. Have a lovely trip. ;^)

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  2. Lots of beautiful projects and blocks at yours Lin, safe trip to the UK.

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  3. you have lots of interesting projects happening there... I do love that pincushion - such a lot of work in it...

    Have a good trip....

    Hugz

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  4. Yes, I think those batiks are lovely. You must just keep looking and stroking them for a while before opening! The pincushion is so,so pretty.

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  5. Congratulations on your batik prize. They are gorgeous! Love watching your stitching projects grow. Beautiful work!

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  6. You have so many gorgeous things to show! Batiks and crazy quilt are two of my favorite stitchy things! The pin cushion is fabulous!

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  7. I'm sure you'll find something wonderful for the new fabric. Love the Log Cabin Log Cabin!

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  8. You've been busy with lots of projects..
    Love the Crazy pincushion.
    Great win !!!!

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  9. Lots of lovely blocks! Hope you have a great trip to the UK - doing anything exciting? x

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  10. Beautiful, beautiful blocks - oh that CQ pincushion is so gorgeous, you are amazing with CQ!!! Congrats on your win and enjoy your trip!!

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  11. Some beautiful projects happening there. Gorgeous fabric too. Enjoy.

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  12. Talk about being busy! Wow, you have lots of pretty eye candy today, especially that beautiful pin cushion! And I’m loving you log cabin block. Very pretty.

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  13. Hello Lin, I thought I had posted a reply ... must have just read it!!
    That is such a gorgeous pin cushion, always a delight to see your beautiful work.
    The pattern on the log cabin is lovely, really clever.
    When you receive new fabrics I can feel your excitement (same for me when I buy new brushes or paints!)... always the challenge of what we will make! Enjoy :D) xx

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