Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Playtime!

Hi all,

Since it is November already….were is the year going?….I thought I’d better get my block done for October in the Bee in Oz.

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This is so nice and bright. Linda is making these 16” blocks into quilts for charity.

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This block is for a sampler quilt I am making from Where the Wind Blows fabric. The pattern for this one is from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks magazine volume 2.

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This one for for the same quilt, and the pattern is from Quiltmaker’s 100 blocks magazine Volume 3.

I have also been working on my Colour Block Placemats and Napkins…

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This is the Napkins. I am using DS Quilts fabric for everything except the white, which is from the Sunkissed range.

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Now I need to get to work on the placemats.

And finally, yesterday mum and I had a bit of a sewing day.

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I made pyjama’s. I used a bit of left over knit from making baby things when TP was born 6 years ago. It has embroidered teddies on it. And finished off the cotton pants with some ric-rac.

Mum worked on a dress for me that I cut out a while ago but my machine refused to sew the fabric….her’s had no problem with the fabric so obviously it is my machine – very frustrating. Anyway, I will model the dress when it is finished…..I don’t know if you should look forward to that! haha

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3 comments:

Oops-Lah said...

Great post with lots of lovely projects on the go. Yes, I'm also baffled that we have November already. Did I not just write all those Christmas cards??? I can't believe I have to do it again so soon ;). Have a happy Melbourne Cup Day!

Janet said...

It's November and I just had to write the date out, it's 1.11.11, an auspicious day indeed. I love the little blocks and the placemats are so lovely. I've never made pj's, yours look great, maybe I could try make the kids some pants and buy the tops.

Wendy B said...

I'm a bit behind the times Jess, but good to catch up on your blogpost.....you are a busy beaver and have some lovelies on the go! We WILL look forward to seeing your new dress too btw!!!!!
xx sugary hugs
Wendy :O)