Thursday, June 23, 2011

Variousness......

My block from Sheila in Nova Scotia, Canada arrived last week...... it was fun to be paired up with an existing blog friend.....

This will go into my  I Spy block collection which you can see HERE...


Sheila also sent this lovely landscape postcard..... I had seen postcards on blogs but never close up and now I have one of my own..... such a lot in a little space.... I love it... thanks

If you haven't met Sheila visit HERE... she does a lot of interesting projects... and it is always a fun visit

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I have completed my June blocks for the 'Tis The Season Stitch-A-Long - thanks to Chookyblue for the reminders.......


Christmas Joy and Elfin Sleigh


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Last week I finished a UFO.... my animal junction quilt..... I bought the kit from Bec last year..... and started it...... and then of course it sat in the cupboard for a while....

I must say I do love it

the picture doesn't show the colours so well but it is a really happy and bright quilt


I had fun with the backing too....


simple straight line quilting and stripey binding


this was to be a quilt for me to have at my house..... it's quite boyish...

I may need it later this year for maybe a boy .... but there also maybe a girl

.... mmm... I have to do something about that!

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I am a learner stitcher.... so I was so happy to see there are going to be some on-line blog lessons

Helen at Hugs from Helen is holding classes

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You can pop along HERE and read about it..... we start this Sunday......

15 comments:

  1. busy you!
    I am starting some more tts stitcheries- maybe just table runners this time.
    The animal junction quilt looks great!
    the postcard and block are pretty too.

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  2. lovely post Fiona you have been very busy,well done

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  3. SEW many fun projects...I really like the quilt with the animals on it... cute!

    hugZ,
    annie
    rubyslipperz106.blogspot.com
    =) new follower =)

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  4. Fun stuff girlfriend! I love that landscape postcard! I think the class from Helen will be fantastic. Would love to meet her in person one day!
    xx, shell

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  5. I love your animal junction quilt , so colorful and fun adn you were so creative with the back , great idea .Love the stitcheries too and thanks for the link I could use a little help with stitching ;-) hugs Sheila

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  6. Your swap blocks are going to look great when you put them together.
    Who's been a busy girl. Lots of great projects.
    Join you on Sunday

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  7. Lovely work - all of it. The quilt is perfect for a boy - but maybe its a girl needing one. Oh well something to work on isnt it.

    You sure are keeping busy.

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  8. What a fun mail and your quilt is adorable!

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  9. Great gifts and darling blocks, and what a wonderful quilt! Such cute little blocks and happy colors. LOVE what you did on the back.

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  10. The block you received from Sheila is soooo cute! And of course her fabric landscapes are amazing. I, too, have one and just love it!

    Your quilt is also quite awesome....and your stitcheries are just fabulous, as always! Might have to check out that link for the stitching lessons....of course, I might have my hands full with the crocheting I'm going to be learning! LOL!

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  11. ¡Hola vengo desde muy lejos a visitarte, vivo en Costa Rica y tu blog me ha gustado mucho.

    Un abrazo,

    Zuly Castillo

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  12. Bubz you are very busy...great block from Sheila and the postcard is also lovely....your quilt is a beauty, and well done on your June TTS blocks, I have just about finished May....

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  13. Your quilt is really beautiful and I love your blocks.

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  14. I saw that new stitching class too. Yay! You should make a postcard. They are fun.

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