Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Done.....

Here is the finished quilt that Chookyblue made ....


... and sent to me to quilt and bind....


... ready to be posted off to Jewells ...

  • will make someone happy who lost so much in the Dugong floods


I got an interesting parcel in the post this week???
I wondered if someone thought I was changing hobbies?


This is what is inside... my swap pressie with came from Susan


 ..... no opening yet.....
...but I'm a bit excited...
.. it's quite heavy and doesn't rattle!..

In my evenings I have stitched a little mouse.... it's for a gift so I hope (secret) isn't frightened of mice


Last year I made up some wine totes to give as gifts (shown on this post HERE and there is a link to the free tutorial)  - last week I found some perfect fabric to make up a new supply later this year..... isn't is so fun?



Autumn has arrived properly now... we had a long summer but now leaves are changing colours and there is lots falling... beautiful blue skies, warm days and cool evenings.... I do love autumn


G is for Garden


Righto, Gotto Go.... my garden needs some watering too.... need to keep the grass nice and green


22 comments:

  1. Hi Fiona,boy what a lovely thing for you and Chooky to do,the quilt is lovely,well done ladies,lol yes you had me worried,thought you were giving up sewing for fishing,lol,love your sneak peek and your letter G is adorable,enjoy your day my friend xx

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  2. The quilt is beautiful, someone is going to feel like they've got the jackpot when they receive it. Can't wait to see what's in your parcel

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  3. The new owner of that quilt will love it! Parcel surprises are great fun......you are lucky you are allowed to water the garden, we haven't been able to do much watering for months now.

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  4. That quilt is just gorgeous - what a treasure! I love your little mouse, and that wine fabric is too cute. Love your stitchery block too!

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  5. Definitely a hug in a quilt xox Well done to you and chooky. You haven't got time to learn how to fish LOL! Very yummy parcel inside he box though!

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  6. Well done to you and Chooky for the quilt making!! I am sure it will be loved and appreciated. Love the wine fabric!! The little mouse is very cute.

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  7. Boy! You have been busy. The quilt looks fabulous and will be a lovely gift for someone in Dungog. Your stitcher it's are so nice and even. Beautiful work. I've used the wine tote tutorial as well the fabric will be perfect for them. I'm sure there will be something rather lovely for you in your parcel from Susan. Be strong until it is time to open it.

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  8. I knew that box would come back to haunt me. Rest assured the gift has nothing to do with fishing! I thought your new fabric was a new quilt........some possibilities there. Stitched mice are the only cute ones.

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  9. The quilt is just beautiful, someone will get great comfort from it.

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  10. The quilt looks wonderful Fiona and someone will be very grateful. Love your cute little mouse and can't wait tio see what's inside that interesting box

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  11. That quilt just 'glows' with the love and warmth it was stitched with! The little spool mouse stitching is sweet and I LOVE the wine tote fabric!!!!! Do you have any further info on it???? I'm always on the look-out for artsy/unique prints for my totes, too!!!!

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  12. Great finish on the quilt. This is a wonderful combined effort between you and Chooky. Love it!
    Love the mouse, too, and your alphabet block. Looking good.

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  13. Congrats on a great finish , the quilt looks amazing ! I am sure none would be frightened by such a sweet little mouse , very cute stitchery as is the little bear ! Hugs Sheila

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  14. Great quilting, impressed you have already posted it, that was a good job done quickly! I think that mouse is very sweet...dont like live ones, but stitched ones are cute! You might have to hide that parcel to avoid the temptation!!

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  15. The quilt looks fabulous. The mouse is too cute to be frightened by it. Alphabet bear is beary lovely. Hugs,xx

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  16. you have done such a great job on the quilting................thanks so much..........someone is going to be very happy.............thankyou.........

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  17. I bet it is very hard to leave that beautiful parcel from Susan for another day.
    That lovely quilt will have a special place in it's new home, thanks to both of you.

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  18. Awesome quilt....awesome post....now to check out those covers!

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  19. Lots to see in this post Fiona. Awesome of you to quilt the quilt for Chooky... I always tell myself I need to organise a few quilts rady to give as charity quilts when the need arises, but haven't done that yet. Your wee mouse and 'G' are gorgeous :-)

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  20. Always lovely rhings on yur blog. Cant wait to see what is in the parcel!! Just opened mine!!! Its sunday, opening day!!

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  21. well done the quilt looks gorgeous. Can't wait to see what's in your swap parcel.
    beautiful little stitchery

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