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Saturday, 25 May 2019

FNSI for May

Many thanks Wendy for hosting our sew in this month despite being so busy. Lovely to be sewing along with everyone again - you can catch up with what went on here

We were out to lunch on Friday - and very nice it was too! When I got home I spent a happy hour with my sketchbook and paints before settling down to finish basting 90 something yellow hexagons which are going to edge my swap hexies tablecloth.

Managed to get them all done before bedtime so now I am looking forward to start sewing them in place as soon as I finish this post. There is exciting cricket on TV - no, not England v Australia but Somerset v Hampshire in the final of the Royal London one day cup! Come on Somerset!

My sampler quilt is finished - I added the last quilting stitches a couple of nights ago. So here are a few pictures.

And to finish, a few pictures from the garden

Hope you are having a great weekend - happy stitching


  1. Well done! Your quilting looks beautiful and finishes your sampler perfectly
    A beautiful finish!
    Your garden looks beautiful, lots of lovely plants and flowers

  2. well done with all those little hexies. I love the sampler, such pretty colours showing in the blocks.... springtime in your garden is lovely.... we watched a bit of Eng v Aus.... but most of it is on during our life time.... we were in UK for the 1999 WC and watched a couple of the Zim games.

  3. Well done with getting the hexies basted. Love your sampler, just so pretty. Your garden is beautiful. Hugs,xx

  4. So much loveliness in this post, Lin. The sight of all those sunshiny hexies brings a warm hug to my chilly autumnal day. I spy with my little eye the beautiful log cabin block in your sampler quilt. Oh my, what a feast for the eyes this quilt is. I am in love with all the gorgeous colours, and each block. This quilt truly is a vision splendid. Then.....you have allowed us to walk along the flower lined path stopping at each blossom to drink in the beauty. What a beautiful garden you have. Spring is having the best fun at your lovely place.

  5. Great job on all your hexies. Your Sampler is beautiful! Well done! Such a pretty garden Lin....hope your team did well. Of course barracking for Aus in the other match lol!

  6. Love your garden shots. It's been rather grey and overcast here, not the weather for photos in our yard!

  7. Lovely pile of little hexies and your Sampler quilt looks beautiful ...
    Such a pretty display of flowers in your garden..

  8. Love your little hexies and your sampler is so pretty , well done !

  9. A very productive night getting all those hexies basted, Lin. Your sampler quilt is a gorgeous finish - it looks lovely there on the garden seat! It's nice to see your lovely garden - ours is very much in autumn mode right now :-)

  10. Pretty work Lin, what a gorgeous blend of colours and your garden is lovely too.


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