Tuesday, June 28, 2016

One finish for OPAM in June..

but what a great one for me....I was determined to finish my "Aiming for Accuracy" for this month.

I joined Michelle from Quilting Gallery in July 2013 for "Aiming for Accuracy". I got all the blocks done and sewn into a flimsy in October 2013 for our Patchwork Group's Quilt Hanging.

We had a display to show folks how to make a quilt with some ladies cutting out fabrics, others sewing and  A4A  sandwiched and pinned...

Well the pins have been in the quilt since, for 32 months, I am surprised the pins didn't rust.... Sew you can see why I am delighted to have the quilt completely finished ready for our next triennial Hanging in October this year....




thank you  Peg and Kris for  keeping  me on track with OPAM each month......

Happy Stitching...

Hugz Maria :)

Saturday, June 18, 2016

June FNSI

We've been having the most beautiful sunny Winter days ,
















but it does getting chilly in the evenings




sew it was lovely to join Wendy for FNSI in the nice warm house with the reverse cycle on....


I managed to finish all the Pinwheels for my Windy Farm Quilt,




and also did some hand stitching on a secret project.....




Thank You Wendy for another great night sewing....
Looking forward to catching up with others to see what they have been working on..


Happy Stitching

Hugz Maria :)

Thursday, June 16, 2016

FNSI

                                                                                      



 I am looking forward to sewing along with Wendy tomorrow night for FNSI ..hope to also SAL with many other ladies.... If you haven't signed up already you can do sew HERE .  We do a post over the weekend to see what everyone has been been making... It is fun way to get to meet new virtual friends ...

Happy stitching 

Hugz. Maria 😘

Sunday, June 12, 2016

The Week that Was...

This week's flown by again and I am happy to have completed my Blocks for "Windy Farm" and joined them into a flimsy....





now I am busy making Wind Mills, pinwheels, for the borders







They seam to take longer than the blocks did....





              



In between I have been catching up with my Splendid Sampler Blocks...


Lemonade.........



                                                                            Mathew's Block...........


Have a great week and happy stitching...

Hugz Maria :)

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

A Great Weekend

thanks to Chooky for inviting us to join her for the Chook Shed's  4th Birthday Party...

Had the best time sewing "Windy Farm" from Toni's book "Happy Quilts". As it was a long weekend in the West I got lots done..


I have blanket stitched all the farm animals and little people .Just have row five to go and then sew all the blocks into rows and join them. Toni did a beautiful Pinwheel border but not sure if I will as I can never get the centre of the blocks right... I will be doing all the embellishing WHEN it is sandwiched while I quilting it......



Will check out what others have been doing over the next few days HERE..


My thoughts are with all the folk who are battling the storms over East. Sew sad to see the loss of life and property..  Lots of Hugs.....

Maria :)

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Chooky's Shed Party Update....

Just returned from a lovely coffee in town and thought I'd post an update on my "Windy Farm" progress.....

Had a great pajama day yesterday tracing , ironing and sewing along with Chooky and friends....





Friday.......





















Saturday.......




now back to my  messy   Cave to do some more tracing, ironing and sewing... YEH !!!!















Happy Stitching

Hugz  Maria :)

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Sewing Along

with Chooky and Friends to help celebrate the "Chook sheds 4th Birthday". I am having a wonderful time making "Windy Hill Farm" out of Toni's Book "Happy Quilts"














First I had to go through my stash and find all the fabrics....



Yesterday I traced onto the vliesofix and then cut out the pieces for the first row....




by 10.30pm I was doing the Sun, last block on the first row when the power went out.....Grrrrr!!!


back into the Cave early this morning completed the Sun block and now sewing the top row together to add a Flower and little pig...



I am having sew much fun and it great to be enjoying sewing again...  You can still sign up for Chooky's Party HERE as it will be going all weekend.. Perfect as it is a long weekend here in the West and its raining. Nothing nicer than having a PJ day and sewing along with friends...

Just finished my coffee break sew back to the Farm.....



Happy Stitching,

Hugz  Maria :)