Friday, September 1, 2017

September = Spring


One thing I love about where I live is the seasons.  Whilst we do not have snow we can get cold in winter... so log fires, and soup and extra quilts, ugg boots and jumpers.....  and it's a short and relatively mild season and mostly filled with happy sunshine.....

Spring on the other hand.... is glorious.... cool evenings, warm days, still holding on the comfy socks for a while, shooting buds, spring flowers, the carnival, bbq's on the patio ... also pollen and sneezes ... there is always a price to pay...

1 September is the first day of Spring for us, and though the weather doesn't automatically change to me its a day of hope - dreaming of what is to come... I love it....

The beginning of the month is also show off what I have done in August.....

Linking up with Joy for Finishing Stitches these are blocks I have completed whilst working on my Unfinished Projects...  

4 more blocks in the Dutch Treat Quilt done in reverse applique....


and for OPAM hosted by Kris and Peg I have 6 finished projects... my first big crochet project - a ripple blanket, a baby quilt, a Christmas banner and 3 scrap baskets


The baby giraffe quilt was one of my UFO's at the beginning of the year ....so one completed item for Finishing stitches...

Meanwhile I started a new project (it's only fair I do that since I finished some!) ..... sewing along with the No Fuss Stitch-a-long with this cute quilt with stitcheries and I am using some of my older ranges of Tilda fabrics...



Righto, Gotto Go.....I liked Susan's idea of cutting all the pieces for the above quilt so I want to start pressing my fabrics to start that today....


13 comments:

  1. I just posted about looking forward to Autumn! I am not fond of Winter or Summer but Spring and Fall are wonderful!

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  2. Good morning my friend,love what spring means to you ,i too look forward to warmer weather.
    I love seeing your Dutch treat blocks,they look great using different colours.
    Well done with your beautiful finishes for last month Fiona xx

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  3. Spring means SuMMeR is on its way... I LoVe the summer heat.
    Great finishes for August too... xox

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  4. I am getting ready for fall, it means more time inside and time for more projects, lol.
    Hopefully it will be a mild winter. Lots of wonderful projects.

    Debbie

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  5. Love spring time too, love the smells in the air and knowing th weather is going to warm up soon. Love your DT blocks, well done on all your finishes.

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  6. I love this month as it's the start of autumn which is my favourite time of year :) look forward to seeing your September projects

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  7. An excellent month for achievements.....I don't mind spring, but it does mean the weather is getting warmer and summer is coming and I don't do summer very well......autumn is my favourite time.

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  8. Love the Dutch Treat blocks. They look so lovely. Great finishes. Hugs,xx

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  9. Beautiful work, love the dutch blocks.

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  10. I have been waiting for Spring to arrival and frighten away the cold. So far, so good, but Monday looks like Winter sneaking back for us.
    You have had a busy time with a lot of finishes. I always enjoy seeing the Dutch blocks.
    Yes, you deserve a new project!!

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  11. Happy Spring! Loving your Dutch treat blocks!! Thanks for joining in again this month :) xx

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  12. Good on you with your finishes Fiona...nice to see them all in one post - very impressive looking :-) You've made a beautiful start on your No-Fuss as well.... which colour thread are you using? I always enjoy the change in seasons, Spring appears to be well and truely here for us.

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  13. A significant tally for the month - well done. I hesitate to welcome Spring - it means summer is too close. (Ditto Jennifer above)

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