Tuesday, September 16, 2014

A BirTHDaY & DaY 2

Today is a very SPeCiaL for someone.
You see... it's Claires birthday today.

All your friends in the BirthDaY CLuB wish you the very best.
If you would like to say HaPPy BirTHDaY to Claire visit HERE.

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Day 2... of  BLogOVerSarY  giveAways.
These "quilting" tools are today's choices.
#1. Binding Mitre Tool + Chocolate
#2. 1/4 inch Perfect Piecing Guide + Chocolate
#3. Wrist Magnetic Pin Cushion + chocolate.

Remember all you have to do to enter is...
1. Already be a follower &
2. Leave a comment stating in preference order which gift you would like.
I'll draw random names from the "comments".

Winners announced on FriDaY.
See you tomorrow.

Monday, September 15, 2014


On Saturday, July 31st 2010, I wrote my first post... read it HERE... how boring!  I would never have guessed that I would EnJoY blogging so much that I would continue it for this long.
I realise that my blogoversary has come & gone... so albeit a little late... I'll have a giveaway now... over 4 days to celebrate 4 years.

If you would like to win one of the small gifts on offer each day... just leave a comment stating the gift (in order of preference) that you would like to win. Come back & visit me for 4 days & each day leave a NeW comment.
This giveaway is only open to followers of this blog...& I'm HaPPy to mail overseas too.

Just little "items" each day but sent with my HuGs for being my bloggy friends. EnJoY.

#1... "List Pad"  in Red + 10mm x 3m Red Ribbon & BLacK Ribbon + 4 Red Star Buttons.
#2... "Owls" I-Phone 5 Cover + Owl Ornie + Owl Card + Embroidery Floss x 2
#3... "Sticky Notes" Pack + Purple Pen + Lace Zip + 3 Butterfly Buttons + Butterfly Card.

See you tomorrow... 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

PamPeR PacK

Well I must admit I really will pamper myself after receiving these awesome gifts in the Lets STitch Together swap from Lynda from HERE...

Thank You So VerY MucH for all the pretties Lynda.
I already have the totally gorgeous bag in use!
Thanks Maree for organising too. xox

Saturday, September 13, 2014


is needed over HERE.
You see one of our bloggy friends is feeling a little "worse for wear" at the moment.
Why not click on over and wish her a speedy recovery.
My HuGs, PRaYers & gOOd wishes are headed your way Tania.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

ThiS WeeK

The Central Coast Modern Quilt Guild has a display booth at the "Stitches & Craft Show" being held here in Newcastle this week... Sept 11th-14th.
Myself & Leanne (president) setting up the display.
The Guilds' 2014 Raffle Quilt.
A 24 inch "Blanket of Love" challenge wall is included.
This is my Blanket of Love...  & you can read about this project HERE.
Here are just a few pic's of many wonderful & colourful quilts that are on display.
Sorry for the poor quality pic's but I just realised that I had the camera set on "small"...ooppss
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My family have been visiting & my SIL knits tiny beanies for premmie babies.
Here is just one of them... isn't it CuTe...
If you want to knit one I have a free pattern.

I also managed to make another block for my WSS quilt. 
This time in an APRicoT/Peachy Colour...
I hope you are having a creative & enjoyable week.

Monday, September 8, 2014

FRienDs SWaPPinG

I'm seeing spots... all over the place... & it's no different here on my blog...
Because you see...  its a "SPOTS" swap with FHFS group.
This is what I sent...
SPOTS:  Note book... buttons... dots... wrapping paper... gift bag... ribbon
NON SPOTS: Liquorice ~ my partner said she liked this as a treat... & coffee

A pretty spotty "fragrance" bag...

Her initial ~ in Christmas theme~ with spotty surround.

Two padded coat hangers in gorgeous fabrics...with of course "spotty frills"...

And where were these "spots" off to?
To my lovely partner ... Keryn
Even "DorY" has spots...lol

Sunday, September 7, 2014


Well another FNwF has come& gone... & I hope you had a successful night.
Even a single stitch has an impact on the project you are working on...& besides...
sitting with FRienDs is always FuN.
We had a virtual group of 53 ladies...sharing their hobby... tea... coffee...wine... AND some delicious slice ! At my house there were even some chips... OOOhh who's a bad girl!
Anyways, here is what I worked on...
To see who else was at FNwF... just click HERE.

Friday, September 5, 2014


for today is... Sheryl... aka Shez... from HERE.
All your friends in the "birthday club" wish you the very best.

Perhaps you'll receive some of these pretties too.

I sent these little gifts off to Shez.

HaPPy BirthDaY my friend!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

TodaY iS...

The day to sign up for Friday Night with Friends... see below... as it's on tomorrow night.
You can sit & sew, stitch, crochet, knit, scrapbook, or craft of any sort really... with FRieNDs... new or old... from around this country AND overseas.
It's fun knowing you are not alone... (ooh that line should be in a movie) & you can share what you did over the upcoming weekend & we'll all come by your blog to see.
It's EaSy and FREE... and you may even WiN a gift... so come on... link up below.

The WiNNeR for August was...
Tracy from OutBack Craftaholic... over HERE
I'll get a small gift out to you next week... so please email me your snail mail address.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

My WeeK So FaR

Flimsy for the Cats in the Picture Quilt is now finished.
It's now a sandwich... ready for eating quilting...
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Additional blocks made for the WSS quilt.
There was an ORaNGe Block...
Followed by an AquA one...
This is where I'm up to with the scrappy layout... but not necessarily in their final positions.
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Made a few purchases... yippee...
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And ToMoRRoW will be time to sign up for Friday Night With Friends.
To read what FNwF is all about... just click HERE...
Perhaps I'll see YOU tomorrow.

I hope your week is going well too.
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