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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Sewing for me Saturday Night!

I have been madly quilting for AHQ today and I am taking the night off to sew for me.  But before I show you what I have sewn I will show you some recent retail therapy.  First up thirtyfive 10 1/2 inch squares in 1930's fabric.  These are for use later in the year but it was a good chance to get them.
 I really love these bunnies!
 And then I ordered a scrap bag of golden sunshine - - yummy yellows.  As it turns out about half of them will be good in guys' quilts
 and the other half are definitely more feminine.
Last last night I started these mini stars.  I left them on the machine so that I finished them before I did anything else this morning.  
 I really love the little details that you can include.
I got a little more done on my tumbler placemats today.  Two quilted, two to go.
And I made a trial pinwheel block too.  I have to make pot holders and other bits for the Irish Charity Bazaar this year for the last time.  My friend who runs the Australian Embassy Stall, Glenda, and I decided that we need lots of Christmassy stuff.  This is my first pinwheel.  Now that I have made it I have decided that I like the size so I will make more the same.  In the next few days I will try to get a bunch cut out so that they are ready to sew when I have time.  I might do some star blocks as well.  


Before I go - don't forget to leave a comment on this post if you want to be in the draw for my follower giveaway.  You know the saying - you have to be in it to win it!
Till next time......happy stitching!

7 comments:

  1. fun fabric! I have some of the 30s fabrics too! We are twins!

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  2. Nice retail therapy, I don't think I have seen you sew with 30's fabric before. Your pinwheel turn out perfect in the center, it can be a problem for me.

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  3. Loving shopping.
    You sure do keep very busy with your sewing.

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  4. love ALL the yellow fabrics...I have a love of yellow...I think it is because we dont have too much sunshine ... and I crave it in any way I can get it xx

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  5. The 1930's fabrics are just lovely!

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  6. What a lovely day of sewing. Those 1930s prints are just adorable. So many cute projects they could turn into!

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  7. Gotta love retail therapy! Is that little quote "I'll get you yet" directed at your boys? Ha ha!!

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