Monday, August 26, 2013

A UFO and a non 1 item for Christmas.....

Way back Cheryl from Willowberry Designs hosted a lovely little French Items swap and shared with us a bunch of sweet little patterns

I did send out my swap items but I had quite a few sitting in my UFO box

.... now they are done ....


... there is a lavender bag, needlebook, scissor holder and thimble holder.... all rather cute and will be in the gifties box....

Narelle hosts One Christmas Item a Month....  I haven't done mine so it is a non item..... but I have made a head start on a couple of pretty Christmassy things.....

... these are some "one day they will be decorations" ....


... and these are some rather fun "one day they will be a runner or 3 different mats"


I fussy cut some lovely winter scenes and included them as the 6" block inside a Sawtooth block


I did one of these as a swap block earlier in the year... and liked it so decided I wanted some!



Righto, Gotto Go.... deadline for the Stitchalong sewing bag is looming..... that lining and template base is a mighty challenge for me...



30 comments:

  1. Your french items are beautiful, and I love your Christmas blocks, they have a vintage feel, hugs.

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  2. what gorgeous work you have done Fiona,love your french set,you have done well my friend.xx

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  3. Love you french items. Very lovely. Those blocks are gorgeous. Don't know about that bag, i'm so tempted to take a pass. :) Hugs,xx

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  4. So many lovelies, it would be nice to see them finished...one day.

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  5. Oh Fiona, that is a gorgeous little set. I don't think I could part with it! Good luck with the lining, it's tricky, but worth it in the end.

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  6. Those are such beautiful pieces, love how you used the print for the center of the blocks.

    Debbie

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  7. OhhhLaLaa... so french! Wonderful projects you've finished Fiona as I LoVe all things Chrismassy! :)

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  8. Those are sweet little pretties for sewing accessories.
    Love the vintage Christmas blocks.
    Enjoy stitching

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  9. You better get that bag done - else the whip cracker will be hunting you down!!! LOl

    Love your little French items and blocks

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  10. A lovely set Fiona! Better get on with that bag or they'll be after you LOL!

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  11. it's lovely to see those French items again. I do believe it was that swap where we first "met", happy memories!

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  12. Beautiful sewing projects, those christmas blocks are so pretty.

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  13. Wow..you have been a busy girk Bubz, just gorgeous

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  14. Aaaargh no, not Christmas......not yet......! Your French lavender pieces are so pretty.

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  15. Hi Fiona. Love your Christmas blocks and those lavender items are absolutely gorgeous! Don't worry about the bag lining and base - once you get started they go in easily.

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  16. cheryl's designs were fun to make.
    You have a lovely set.
    hope the blocks become a runner they are great!

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  17. Lovely to see the lavender finishes and good to see the works in progress, too.

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  18. Lovely gifts for the gift box Fiona and your decorations and table mat/runner will be very cute. Yes that hand stitching was a BIG challenge for me too in the SAL bag - hard to keep it in place.

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  19. Your lavender stitching is gorgeous Fiona and your Christmas blocks are so cute . Good luck with finishing up your bag , hugs Sheila

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  20. Love the ufo finishes and the xmas blocks. They are beautiful prints!

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  21. Your lavender projects are gorgeous Fiona.

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  22. Beautiful finishes there Fiona - so pretty & dainty...
    Love your Christmas items too, I'm sure you will figure out what to do with the saw tooth blocks. x

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  23. Love the french accessories, so pretty, also love your christmassy items, those block will make really nice mats or runners.

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  24. What a lovely gift set Fiona :)
    Your Christmassy preparations look great and love your blocks!

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  25. your French collection looks sew lovely. Sure to make a warm smile to the one who will receive it.
    have a great day Fiona
    in stitches

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  26. Beautiful lavender themed gifts for some lucky person.
    Christmas items are cute and love the block centres. I just can't keep up with everything at the moment but do enjoy seeing your lovely projects.

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  27. the little sewing items are just beautiful, such delicate stitching

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  28. The French themed goodies are so pretty...great use of the Christmas scenes...

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