Thursday, July 31, 2014

FNwF

WOW another month is just about to start AND August 1st is the first Friday as well.... so that means FriDaY NigHT with FRieNDs.

It's a great excuse to have some ME time doing what you love.
Everyone is WeLCoMe... so just sign up below & then over the weekend we'll all come over to your blog to see what you did. That's sounds like a great plan don't you think.

I'm hoping to make some Jam & Coconut slice to share...&
of course I'll have the kettle on...
Fingers crossed I'll see you here.

The JUNE winner is...
Michell in New Zealand
from Michell's Pace... found HERE

As I already have your mailing address...a small gift will be on it's way to you next week.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

OPAM

For July I finished 8 different items for One Project A Month with Peg & Kris as our hosts.
I don't know what I would do without them... LoVe to BoTH...


I know I'm a day early... but tomorrow I'll get the sign up link all ready for August 1st... &
  FRIDAY NIGHT WITH FRIENDS
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And ToDaY is a special day for Michelle.
Why not click on over and wish her a very HaPPy Birthday
HERE
Happy birthday Michelle
from all your Birthday Club Members.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Mini but Mighty

I've just purchased these little wonders... for holding my binding in place... & they are fantastic!
I've seen them around but never used them...but on Saturday I purchased a packet & used them last night on a hanger binding...& they are well worth the $$. I usually just use pins... & I'm forever getting pricked by them OR the thread manages to catch around the point/head...
but NOT with these little cuties.
Oh & by the way I'm NOT being paid to say this...BUT of course I could be if  Sew Easy wanted to send me $...lol...   I'm just sharing the joy!



Monday, July 28, 2014

BLocK 3

Three down with one to go...
Meet Zoe...the zany zebra.


And Zoe's friend... Birdie...
Here are the three "animals" made so far...

Saturday, July 26, 2014

ChrisTMaS in JuLy

Yesterday I got to open up my gifts along with everyone else...yippee...
My sending partner was the lovely Nanette from HERE.
I'll let the pic's do the talking...
This gorgeous "Goodies Bag"... sooo tempting... Oh that's right... I can open it now...
Inside... these pretties were waiting for ME...
Oh My... just look at the wonderful gifts Nanette made for ME...
Yummy Treat...ooppsss ...you can see I taste tested them...
Angel Pin Cushion...what a cutie...
Snowmen Candle Mat... aren't they cute with their scarves...
Angel Hanger ... (who looks like me I think...lol ) with a heart in hand, giving me inspiration.
Was I a luck girl ?...  oh yeah!!!
THANK YOU so very much Nanette... I just LoVe it all. xox
If you played in the Christmas in July swap...click on over to the BLOG HERE and link up.

Friday, July 25, 2014

JuLy 25th

Officially known as Christmas in July day... Ho Ho Ho...
So... it's OPeNinG DaY for gifts sent in my swap...
I hope all the recipients enjoy opening the 3 wonderful gifts handmade by their partners... & that all the senders receive a THanK You via an email or comment.
For all other info... please visit the official Christmas in July BLoG over here...CLICK.

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And speaking of Christmas... I'm joining in with Narelle & all her friends for 1 Xmas Item a Month over HERE.
I made four little tree ornies... aren't they the cutest... so if you want to see what others made this month click on over to the blog to check their ideas out. You won't be disappointed.



Thursday, July 24, 2014

FeeLinG The LoVe

The very generous Sue from HERE... sent some precious little Blankets of Love this week.
To see these wonders... just click on over to the blog BLANKETS of LOVE... here.

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And I decided that another knitting project should be started...so a new scarf is on the agenda...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

TiLda SWaP

I sent these items to Fiona in the recent FHFS "Tilda Swap".
The pic's were taken at night so the colours don't appear as pretty as they are in real life...

A "Tilda" home for a few HooPs...

A lovely "Friendship" Cushion... in gorgeous Tilda Fabrics...
This photo was borrowed from Fiona as I didn't snap a pic with the cushion filled...ooppss
Made using this pattern...
And a few bits-n-pieces...

All wrapped up like this...
Fiona said she loved them... yippee

Monday, July 21, 2014

TwO FRienDs

of the animal kind.
Geraldine Giraffe now has company with this ChEEky fellow.
Meet Mike Monkey...





These animal patterns are from Noah & Friends from Kookaburra Cottage @2008.
Two down and two more to go.
Here's Geraldine again...

Sunday, July 20, 2014

A JuLY FiNisH

The runner was designed by Jennifer Reynolds~ available in HandMade magazine Vol 29 no8.
but I changed it ever so slightly. I'm HaPPy with the end result as I just LoVe to applique but my THANKS go to Jenny for providing the original design.

I'm linking this "runner" with Sharon for the Lets Book It  project...
AND also with
Christmas Thru The Year  with Anthea as the monthly host.
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