Sunday, August 2, 2015

happy mail, another ufo


This week my special order of  Michelle's new and first book arrived.....

I think she is so clever to do a book (self published) and the designs are just lovely..  all the projects were made and quilted by her... they are gorgeous


I also ordered some buttons from Yvonne... they are perfectly sweet and amazing detail


.... this is a little brooch I got too.... Santa is just under 1 1/2" so that detail is tiny 


When I sewed the snowball blocks for my 'SweetPea' quilt I double sewed the squares and cut through the middle making mini HST's .... these all got pressed and trimmed this week

(there is something sadistically satisfying about a pile of skinny trimmings)

(the HST's squares are 1 1/2")


.... and now they have been packed in a box...

... officially a new UFO has gone into my cupboard ...


Righto, Gotto Go... I'm going to do a bit of stitchery on a different UFO.....

14 comments:

  1. Michelle is very clever indeed. I'm looking forward to seeing what you make from her book.

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  2. So glad you have your new book,my hubby forgot to pick mine up from the post office,so i will pick it up tomorrow.Love those buttons of Yvonne's that santa is so cute,and you are so funny my friend,enjoy your evening xx

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  3. Lovely mail at your house Fiona! I'm looking forward to receiving my copy of Michelle's book soon :-) Love those sweet buttons. Good on you for creating another UFO...and good on you having room in the cupboard to fit a new one in!

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  4. Michelle is very clever! How many of those HSTs do you have?

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  5. Michelle's new book has arrived at my place too Fiona. Gorgeous projects - don't know what to start first

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  6. LOL! I thought I was the only one who LOVES the little pile of trimmings from HST's. I like the way you plan ahead for a new UFO. And I can't wait to get my hands on Michelle's new book. It looks awesome.

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  7. I'm another one who finds great satisfaction in having a little pile of trimmings! Michelle's new book looks great. She's so talented!

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  8. Love the buttons. Can't wait to see what you do with the HST's. Hugs,xx

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  9. I just love Yvonnes gorgeous buttons and the detail is amazing. Hope you enjoy the book xxx

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  10. Thanks for reminding me that I have a box of untrimmed little blocks like that awaiting my attention!! Lovely post - those little buttons and the brooch are delightful. xx

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  11. Hello Fiona,

    No fabric is safe from you. Enjoy the new book and lovely buttons.

    happy days.
    Bev.

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  12. wow those buttons are so cute!
    never enough UFOs!

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  13. love your tub of blocks, do you know what you're going to do with them?

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