Saturday, April 18, 2015

Friday Night Sew In.....

Ta muchly Madame Wendy for hosting FNSI.....

I went to my fortnightly sew in with the gals so it was fun to cyber and reality sew with friends ...

The evening started with a glass of one's choice and some nibblies and I got straight to work on my binding.....



sewed and sewed and chatted and listened till it was time for tea... and a snack....


It was a very productive few hours (must have been fortified by the snacks!!) and here is my finished Scrappy Trip Around the World....


This is the second of these that I have made.... and I use any colour strips ... very scrappy and lack of colour coordination....


... this was made using Bonnie Hunters Tutorial found HERE....


The backing is a recycled doona (duvet) cover which I love.... and I quilted in each block in the orange peel style....

(easier to see it from the back)


Righto, Gotto Go... I'm off HERE to see what others did ..

34 comments:

  1. Wow! Your quilt looks amazing! Did you do all of that in one evening? I am impressed!

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  2. I wish I had ACTUALLY sewing with you......I would of enjoyed those yummy looking snacks! Lovely scrappy quilt!

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  3. Such lovely work and those goodies look so delicious.

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  4. Great work on the quilt and I love the quilting. Any of that pecan pie leftover? It's my favourite!

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  5. WoW!! Your quilt looks amazing! Your supper looked pretty amazing too!!
    xx

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  6. Fiona, if you serve snacks like that everyone will want to keep you company on Friday nights! Love your scrappy trip, it's just the thing I want to use up some of my "whatever was I thinking when I bought this" fabrics.

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  7. love your scrappy around the world quilt...might have to start finding some scraps to make one too....love those "snacks" too

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  8. Those goodies would've sure kept you fortified Fiona...great job!

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  9. Fantastic finish. Great work getting all that binding done. It looks lovely. I do like its wonderful scrappiness!

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  10. I. Totally. Love. It.

    Great work Fiona - & just in time for the cooler months for lots of snuggling & loving your own cleverness!

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  11. wonderful finish!!
    great you kept your strength up.

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  12. Beautiful quilt. I was thinking as I'm cutting those squares I should make a scrappy trip around the world. :). Hugs, xx

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  13. Your quilting is wonderful Fiona. Love your scrappy quilt. hugs......

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  14. Scrap quilts are lovely. All those memories and stories in each little bit of fabric. And they are SO useful.

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  15. Fabulous TAW quilt even though it is scrappy they always look great.....

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  16. Your scrappy quilt is so wonderful dear Fiona!
    Hugs, Deborah

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  17. Hi Fiona,wow man you were spoiled with your snacks and drink,lol,and boy love your scrappy quilt,it's an awesome finish my friend xx

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  18. What a wonderful quilt! And a great job on the quilting.

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  19. What a lovely day, and love your quilt

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  20. Beautiful! Loved the look of those snacks añd that pretty teacup too xx

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  21. Dear Fiona,
    congratulations on the beautiful finish. What a neat scrapy quilt. Love all the different colors. Great finish.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

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  22. I have one or two blocks done for a scrappy trips quilt and cut more strips when the mood takes me (not often lately!) One day... I too will have a finish to share!!!

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  23. Oh that sounds like the best way to spend a Friday..great starter and the sweet treat looks so tempting..love the quilt as well

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  24. Love it Fiona - must have a go at this quilt one day. Do love your scrappy version. My fav

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  25. How gorgeous - and what fun to sew together with so many folks, real life and cyber!!!

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  26. Wow Fiona I love this quilt and the quilting is fantastic! Must have taken you ages to get it quilted though if you did every square. I hope its for someone special.

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  27. Woohoo - well done! Congratulations on a fabulously colourful finish!! Great quilting, too :-)

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  28. Love, love, Love your quilt!!! I like the way you've just done the binding around it without sashing this is what I'll be doing with my trip around the world quilt if I ever get to stitch all those strips together lol :) Barb.

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  29. Brilliant Fiona - never made one of these but it is a must do! Glad you enjoyed your evening. xx

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