Saturday, September 17, 2011

FNSI

I did manage to accomplish a bit on my first FNSI ..... I got on the machine and put the doggy blocks together...


Silent Witness, which I enjoy watching, was on TV so I put the finishing touches to my September Birdie Block
I rather like my multicoloured hippie tree


There were 161 people linked in for FNSI - I hope I can find time to visit some of them???

It's Carnival time here... I spent the day at our very first Creative Arts exhibition

we have a little stand
(that's my fast moving friend Bev)



We are the bunch featured in the latest Homespun magazine... has anyboy recognised me?

there are some lovely quilts to see at the Creative Arts - this is only a small selection

needleturn

hexagons
needleturn and hand quilting
 
 stitchery with quilting
 crazy patchwork -

 INCREDIBLE detail in the embellishing

A bit of Ausi birdlife.... magpies

incredible embroidery - behind glass but I hope you can see the dimension

more of this ladies embroidery - it was just tooooooo fantastic


fires around - too early in the season which is not good but it does mean beautiful afternoon skies


Hoping you are having a happy and creative carnivally weekend where-ever you are

41 comments:

  1. Beautiful quilts, such exquisite work, I enjoy stumpwork and thought the 3D work was lovely, thanks for sharing. Love your little hippie tree and bird too

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  2. Hi Fiona, you were certainly busy on FNSI.. love the doggies..
    Thankyou for sharing those exquisite quilts with us... I do love the crazy patchwork one..
    You have me intrigued now, I have got my Homespun out - which one are you??? lol

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  3. Great FNSI Fiona, your doggie quilt is lovely. I love the flower squares you used on the sashing.
    By the way, I posted your block yesterday.I hope it arrives safe and quickly.
    hugs'
    Teresa

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  4. The doggy quilt is adorable! Love the birdie stitchery too. I love Silent Witness! Do you also get Waking the Dead over there?

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  5. What absolutely stunning quilts, I love your little dog quilt it's so cute, and as for the yellow and blue one, wow, wish I could do something like that!! I like Silent Witness too! Hugs

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  6. Hi Fiona. Woof, woof, woof. That quilt is looking great! And I am still loving the birdie blocks.
    What a great art display at the exhibition. Beautiful quilts and the embroidery is stunning.
    Okay, I am going to find my magazine now and look for you!

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  7. Lots of eye candy there. Your dog top is gorgeous. The quilt with the oriental vases is unbelievable. Love the magpies and the embroideries too.
    I will have to check the Homespun to see if you are there.

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  8. Love the doggie quilt...and the hippie tree is so cute and happy...you certainly had a productive FNSI...thanks for sharing the Creative Arts exhibition, that embroidery is awesome, such talent...

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  9. Pleased you enjoyed your first FNSI.
    I just love your Doggy Quilt and yes the coloured tree is just gorgeous on your stitchery.

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  10. OH Thank you for taking us to the Carnival. What beautiful Quilts. My favourite is the Blue and Yellow.

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  11. Cute doggy quilt for some lucky person. Thank you for sharing the gorgeous quilts. I love the blue and white ginger jar quilt - just stunning, and amazing embroidery too. I am often astounded at the needlework some women do. thanks for sharing.

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  12. The quilts you showed are just amazing...and your doggie quilt is adorable...

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  13. This is a fabulous post with so much loveliness within it. Your doggie quilt looks fabulous. I'm off to find my copy of Homespun now.

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  14. Love your doggie quilt & the stitchery with quilting one in the carnival display. I've got my Homespun out looking out for you. Great article! Tracee xx

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  15. I love your hippy tree! So colorful and cheerful. I wish I had just one 100th of the talent that was needed for those quilts. Such beautiful embroidery.

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  16. Gee Fiona you dont muck around,the doggie quilt is coming together very fast and thankyou for showing us your pics of quilts and other items,they are all lovely.

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  17. I love the pups, so fun. Beautiful quilts in the creative arts show, really creative and stunning work in them. Love your booth, lot of wonderful things.

    Debbie

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  18. Those quilts are stunning Bubz....but your doggy quilt, wow, I love it, and your stitchery is just so pretty, lovely threads you have used Bubz...

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  19. Dogs are looking cute......... and your new Birdie Stitches block is beautiful! I'm only about 5 blocks behind now. lol
    Thanks for the gorgeous quilt pics, inspiration everywhere.
    Have a lovely Sunday, Nicky

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  20. Love your "doggy" quilt and your birdies are so sweet. Thanks for the wonderful tour...my favourites would have to be the crazy patch, embroidery, all the applique...oh I can't decide it was all beautiful.

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  21. P.S I did spy you in Homespun...fabulous article. You girls are indeed angels. Well done to you all.

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  22. Your doggy quilt is so cute. Saw the article in Homespun. :) Love your cute little birdie. Thanks for showing the quilts. They are gorgeous. Hugs,

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  23. I love that doggy quilt, Fiona - so adorable! Your birdie block is sweet too - hippie tree indeed - I love it!

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  24. I LOVE your doggy quilt! So cute! And your stitchery is darling too! Oh those quilts, I'd love to go to that exhibit - that lady's embroidery is beyond amazing, just stunning!

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  25. Wow! Lots of eye candy on this post. I love all the colours you used on your stitchery. And of course the doggies - too cute.

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  26. Love the dogs - they look great. I watch Silent Witness - but haven't for awhile! A great show. Love the quilts at your Creative Fair - wow! What talent. I have Homespun - but haven't had a chance to read it properly yet - will have to get it out now and have a good look through!

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  27. I must join in the FNSI.. you've made a great start! Love the quilts you've shown... and that embroidery!!! simply amazing. Wish...wish...wish I can get back up to Toowoomba this week!!!! I loved the piece in Homespun about you wonderful girls! I did not recognize you though! Hope you had a wonderful weekend with the Carnival xx

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  28. Those dogs are lovely. I have the new Homespun sitting on my coffee table ready to be read. I look forward to reading the article. All the craft piccies are awesome. There are some talented Aussies your way.

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  29. Those quilts are amazing. I love the yellow background with all the blue and white plates and vases. Beautiful. And the embroidery work is magnificent. Your doggy and birdie quilts are wonderful too. Hope you have a great new week. Tammy

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  30. How much is that doggie in the window..... great job I can hardly wait to see it complete.
    I hope that I can join in next month I will have to mark it on the calendar sew that ti too can join in on the fun, and get something done at the same time
    take care hugs
    annette

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  31. You sure did have a productive FNSI.

    That doggy quilt is going to be so cute when it's finished.

    Thanks for sharing the pictures from the Creative Arts Exhibition.

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  32. Very cool about the quilting angels. I love the birdie stitches project. I'm not much into embroidery, but I do really like those blocks I see others make.

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  33. Such cute puppies! I like your Birdie block too, the colors are darling!

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  34. I love your woolly dogs....so cute. Thanks for the yummy eye candy too.

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  35. Thanks for sharing those quilts. LOL--Hippie tree- I really like it!

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  36. oh those puppies are adorable Fiona! And thanks for all the quilty inspiration. so many lovelies! the embroidered pieces are unbelievable! wow!

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  37. Your doggy quilt is just adorable , tooooo cute ,is this for your grandson? Thanks for sharing all the incredible quilts , wow the crazy quilt is amazing as well as the hexie quilt . hugs Sheila

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  38. Hi Fiona,
    I've just awarded you with the Versatile Blogger Award. your blog is one of my favorite's.I love visiting it
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  39. Beautiful post Fiona- absolutely stunning work at the Creative Arts Exhibition. Your doggy quilt is gorgeous too. Hope you had a lovely Carnival Weekend. Two of my friends from Caloundra were going up to Toowoomba for the weekend so they probably visited your display.

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  40. Oh my gosh was there ever a ton of eye candy in this post! That ladies embroidery is incredible!! Although, the doggie blocks brought a huge smile to my face!
    xx, shell

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