Wednesday, August 1, 2012

goodbye July and HELLO August ....

July is done....

I finished off a few projects .....
(8 for OPAM and 2 were UFO's)

Christmas Mug Rug, StitchALong friendship cushion,
Apple Core baby quilts, flower bouquet cushion, 
Angel Candle-mat,  Glasses case, Santa Sack

The last few evenings I have been blanket stitching my fusion blanket blocks
tutorial from HERE

and a bit of crochet on them

I am making 30 blocks altogether

but now I need to give it a break and stitch a gift ...

or two .....

I love receiving hand made items.... and I get a lot of enjoyment out of making them
it's great to see that hand made clothes are becoming more popular

are you in a swap?  maybe one of these is for you?

Sue is holding a Cushion Swap - registration over HERE if you are interested
I'm still debating with myself!

Righto, Gotta Go... those gifts aren't going to sew themselves


  1. lovely sneak peeks Fiona,no i am not doing the cushion swap ,i am in too many swaps at the minute and Chez will have another one i think this month,i have just realized that i need to start working on xmas presents for the grandies,dont know where these months are going.xx

  2. Oh Fiona... ALL those items are wonderful! You've had a great month of finishes. :)

  3. Love the sneak working with wool....
    soo many things completed!!! August where has the year gone!!

  4. Fantastic finishes ... well done!

  5. And what a month it has been Bubz...amazing finishes...well done...also love what you are working on now...

  6. Fantastic month! you made a lot of progress this month.

  7. Oh wow great items and sneak peaks :o) Im with SHez, I need to get cracking on xmas stuff.

  8. Fantastic are so productive and look at that binding on those apple cores!

  9. Lovely finishes and so many, really love the cushions they look so fresh and tiny hexagons. Thanks for the link for the fusion blanket, something for the to do list perhaps?

  10. so many beautiful finishes!
    Love your fusion blanket blocks, they are such a nifty idea. Your sneak peaks are lovely too! Love that wool applique.

  11. Nothing better than a handmade gift! Your stitching looks great!

  12. A "few" projects finished?! Well done!
    Oh, and I just discovered that fusion blanket and now I "have" to do it!! LOL!

  13. Great finishes, Fiona! Your crochet squares are looking darling, as is your stitching - that bottom pic is really intriguing!

  14. It is a lovely way to see how productive you have been for the month. And a great way to make you finish UFOs. I always enjoy seeing your beautiful work.

  15. Wow you really had a terrific month and all such lovely projects .Some great sneak peaks too. hugs Sheila

  16. Lots of awesome finishes for the month... you have done well!

  17. Lots of lovlies finished this month Fiona.

  18. Lovely finishes for certainly had a productive month...I'm liking how your fusion blanket is coming along...mmm, think I'll go check out the cushion swap...have a great week...


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