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Friday, 22 January 2016

Friday Report - My Needle is Threaded

*Please Note - FNSI Results will be posted on Sunday....I do hope you will come back and visit then*

The BOMs are coming in really fast at the moment....just when I thought I had caught up, I suddenly realise that I am a couple of months behind with all three of them. Blocks 4 & 5 of Flowerville are waiting for my attention as well as months 5 & 6 of Brookfield.

Right now I am concentrating on catching up with A Country Tea Party by Libby Richardson. Block 6 arrived in the mail earlier this week and I had only just started stitching block 4....Oh My!


When I last blogged about this stitchery, I had mixed up my thread boxes and so only had one thread that was compatible and didn't get very much done...just the little blue bird. When I got home, the stitching really got underway and a week later, I finished this block, when I  joined a new sewing group at Timeless Designs.


I have to say, some nights, I just couldn't put it down and stayed up until 2am....stitching.


It really is the cutest little block....well they all are... and so now I am onto Block 5.


Block 5 is the central block of the quilt and is twice as big as the other blocks so far which means I am reaching the half way mark of the stitching.


I started stitching the teddies in this block just a couple of nights ago and they are really taking shape now.


I was so thrilled with how the satin stitch features turned out...although it is a bit easier when the fill in shapes are bigger.  I am going to continue working on this for FNSI*


I say Friday NIGHT Stitch in...but...I have an overnight observation in hospital tonight so I am stitching this afternoon to take my mind off the event...and the fact that our air outside is full of smoke from the bushfires up north.

I have posted about this today on Cath@Home

 *I hope you will be joining up with FNSI tonight. Head on over to join up or visit some of the blogs there...starting tomorrow. I will put up my FNSI Results on Sunday 24/1/16


8 comments:

  1. Cath, those teddy bear blocks are absolutely adorable!

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  2. speaking of BOMS my Lucy Boston block just arrived in the box........might cut into that.......hope your ok...........

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  3. Love Libby's designs. Your version is gorgeous.

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  4. I love seeing those teddies come to life!
    Happy stitching and good luck with your overnight hospital stay, hope all is ok.

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  5. Beautiful stitching! I love those bears. It's going to be a very cute quilt when it's all finished.

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  6. Lovely stitching , they are so sweet .

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  7. Oh shoot these bears are stinking cute!!!

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