Saturday, May 10, 2014

Apple Pie.....

Hubz went away for a few days this week for work.... I don't really like it when he is away but I do take advantage of the time alone .....   I make a big bowl of soup and ignore everything but my sewing...

I carried on with my quilting practice following the workshop I did with Joy...



this next one shows that I did quite a bit of marking....


....once sprayed there is a big difference....


.... I also like a little bit of sweet so I made an apple pie...

A sheet of ready made puff pastry ... and 2 apples peeled, quartered and sliced... with a few sultanas, a shake of cinnamon powder and a dribble of honey ....


... fold up the corners and press the edges to seal.... poke a couple of little holes in the pastry so the apples can breathe....


.... then cook for about half and hour till nice and golden brown....


I had a quarter of pie for my dessert with a good blob of home made yoghurt ... and there was enough for breakfast, lunch and tea the next day!!!!


I also had a sewing day with some friends..... 


.... oooops... this is the right picture....


... and I made some birthday bunting as widget turns 5 next week ....


this is a panel I got from The Quilters Angel..... 

Righto, Gotto Go.... I do hope all the mums have a lovely day tomorrow ....

28 comments:

  1. lol love your post Fiona,i am making some apple pies next week,i picked up a 4 kg bag of granny smith apples for $4.50 from our local fruit shop and i will get 5 apple pies from them,lol i use sultanas too in mine,hope you have an awesome mother's day tomorrow Fiona.xx

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  2. Looks like you made the most of your time on your own. Those quilted blocks are amazing. Do you have plans for them?

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  3. Your quilting just gets better and better! You are so clever. Sounds like a very nice home alone date.

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  4. You have been very productive......what an easy way to make apple pie!

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  5. These are getting better every time you show them. Love your work in every one of them.Great ideas in the designs.
    Enjoy your apple pie and have a lovely Sunday.

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  6. Your quilting is beautiful Fiona! Good to have some time to do what you love to do! Apple pie sounds wonderful!
    xx

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  7. Your quilting looks stunning !!! Yummiest looking apple pie thanks for the know how :)

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  8. Happy Mother's Day to you too Fiona . Fantastic quilting...and a very yummy pie!

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  9. You've definitely made the most of the cat being away! I wonder if your hubz could take mine next time he goes...

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  10. You have kept busy while your hubz is away. Mine is away too but I just can't seam to get motivated..
    Have a great day tomorrow.

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  11. GOOOORRRRGEOUS quilting! Just GORGEOUS! Love how you fill the flowers. Thanks for the recipe too. Looks so good.

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  12. loving your quilting projects, they look amazing!
    gorgeous bunting for widget and yum apple pastries.

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  13. "while the cats away..."

    no words about that quilting - its so good!!!

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  14. Very productive use of your time. Great idea for a quick apple pie. Enjoy your day tomorrow.

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  15. Fiona your quilting is just fabulous , I am green with envy , love the bunting flag and the pie really looks yummy .
    Happy Mother's Day !

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  16. That quilting is amazing......so is that pie...Happy Mothers Day..

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  17. Sounds like a blissful few days! Your quilting is just getting better and better. Lovely texture. Apple pie for breakfast, lunch and dinner........I like your style!

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  18. Your quilting is just wonderful! Your pie looks so good. Happy Mothers Day!

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  19. Your quilting is just wonderful Fiona. Have a lovely Mother's Day. Hugs, Christine

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  20. Your quilting is fantastic Fiona. The apple pie looks great. Happy Mothers Day. hugs.....

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  21. Wow, your quilting is amazing. Sounds like you made the most of your alone-time! Love the sound of your menu :) hugs Wendy

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  22. Love the bunting, so cute, I am sure the birthday boy will love it too. Your FMQ practise is fantastic and keeps reminding me I need to practise also, thank you! Hope you have a great mothers day, perhaps chocolate pie for breakfast, lunch and tea instead of apple?! ; )

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  23. Love your bunting, it's so colourful, I am always tempted to do lots of blue when it's for a boy but love yours better. My oh my look at your quilting now!!! Truly beautiful. Hugs xxxx

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  24. Your quilting is looking great, just amazing.....

    Love the apple pie recipe, mill have to try that

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  25. Great bunting for Widget, he'll love it!
    I love the first sewing day pic - the second one is ok I guess!!
    Great way to make the apple pie - I must try that... stunning quilting of course, well done, very clever x

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  26. Oh, my goodness, your quilting is just beautiful! I am so envious of your patience and skill.

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  27. Wow! That apple pie certainly looks classy, with its unconventional shape and make. The yoghurt in place of the custard sauce makes the pie even healthier than most, which is a plus. I would love to try making a pie with the same method you did there. The quilting looks awesome, BTW. Have a happy week!

    Jason Underwood @ La Patisserie Bakery

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