Monday 24 February 2014

FNSI draw and what I got up to……

Was Friday night REALLY 3 nights ago????  Gee that goes fast……but I can see we’ve all got lots done…isn’t sewing with friends fantastic motivation??  I absolutely love it!

My plans went on hold a bit as my son started uni today and informed me on Friday night he ‘needed’ a pencil-case right there and then……..what does a stitcher do?

Yep, you got it, I made him one…….

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nothing flash, very simple and quite manly, and he loves it….and because I’ve used pellon between the lining and the cover, his mates even think he’s lucky because when lectures are ‘boring’,  he can use it as a pillow!!!!!!     BOYS!!!!!

I also got to try out Susan’s method of making “Perfect” flying geese, and I must admit…’s my new favourite way of making them!!!!  A brief overview……

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I trimmed them down after this step and added them to the other elements of the block to get this……..

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See what I mean about perfect flying geese EVERY time!!!!!  If you want to get the full instructions for perfecting your flying geese Susan’s way, go to her blog HERE.   This is the 5th block in my Delightful Stars QAL with Michele over at Quilting Gallery.  I also took the next step and added the sashing between 4 of the 5 blocks and  this is the result……

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I’m loving this QAL and it’s helping perfect my points beyond belief…Michele’s instructions are really great…..head on over if you want to join along.

I also managed a bit more stitching on this Smee Designs beauty….

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It’s such a fun one……granny’s really rockin’ those fluffy slippers!!!!!!

I’ve got a couple of other things I MUST get done but that’s just going to have to wait……..I know you’re all eagerly anticipating the draw for Friday night’s TWO winners!! 

Well, Mr RNG offered his help again and here is what he said…..

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Our winners for this month are

Christine over @ MacDonald’s Patch


Mary K @ 13 Insane Penguins and Squirrels (don’t you just love that name???) 

Both ladies were very busy on Friday night and if you’re an owl lover, Mary has a  great link to the cutest little owls….pop on over and take a look.

Congratulations ladies……just drop me an email with your addresses and I’ll send your prizes (which I just know you’re going to love) out to you.

And don’t forget to go back HERE and see what everyone else got up to on Friday night….we had a blast!

xox Sugary hugs :o)

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Anonymous said...

Love your post Wendy it made me laugh,boys will be boys,so funny.
Thankyou for the link,I will try that your blocks are perfect ,congrats to the winners and Christine you are a tinny bum,lol.xx

Farm Gate Creations Incorporating Hummingbird Quilting said...

Typical boy thinking.....sleep, sleep & more sleep. Oh then eat.
Congrats to your winners and well done on your achievements for Friday night.

Fiona said...

lovely sewing wendy.... lots to see..

e said...

Your such a good mum :) Love the pencil case.
So tempted to join your QAL. Your blocks are beautiful.

Anthea said...

Ha a pillow! Watch out Wendy, his mates will want a Sugarlane PencilCase too!!! x
Well done to the FNSI winners... and yes it's such a great blog name

Christine M said...

Your stars look great Wendy. I've offered to make pencil cases here but they turn their noses up! LOL! I love your stitchery too.

Michelle Ridgway said...

Clever Mum!!! Love all you got up to. Missed it this time around....think my brain was still on retreat!! Congrats to the winners.

Lin said...

Congratulations to your FNSI winners. Love your star blocks - perfect points, great.

Anonymous said...

Love the pencil case and the boy humor. =) Your stars look so great together. I'm glad you enjoyed the way I do them. I am not able to post right now, but I did sew and I finished my log cabin top, as well as did a little cq. Not a bad Friday into Saturday!

Pinnylea Creations said...

Great pencil case and block xx

Unknown said...

thanks for the share on the flying geese tute!! was fun I'll be back!