Wednesday, December 22, 2010

My busy days.

Yesterday i was determined to finish the Christmas Wishes BOM from last year. I was managing to keep up with Gail’s  posting each month but towards the end i got behind. :( At the start of this year i completed the stitcheries & then put it all together & that’s the way it stayed until now.
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I needed to wash the hanging but today turned out to be rainy unfortunately so it’s hanging here wet. Hopefully the hanging will dry out quickly.
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Of course being Wednesday i also have my hexagon update. Didn’t think i was going to get any done this week but i squeezed them in. Lol. Above are the 1” hexagons.
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3 x 1/2” hexagons. I didn’t set out to make the checked one turn out like it did. Just luck when i saw it after i sewed it together. :)  The red one is out of Christmas fabric.

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The baby 1/4” one.
Recently in mentioned about visiting Bronwyn’s Red Brolly shop and that i was waiting eagerly for my goodies to arrive. Monday was the day they arrived. :)
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2 lovely purse patterns. Bronwyn also had the handles for sale.
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Another purse & a Little Carryall for your sewing needs.
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The Stitchers Mat. Told you i splurged. :) My Christmas present to myself. :)
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Plus i visited Joy to buy one of her new patterns & the lovely Joy sent me a copy of her Tabletopper  pattern as well. Isn’t she sweet? Thankyou Joy.
Lastly i succumbed to joining in the stitch-a-long for next year. This is what we’ll be stitching:
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A Christmas stitchery by Natalie Bird.
Jeanette

15 comments:

Narelle said...

Well Done!
Love your purchases.
Merry Christmas :)

Wendy said...

Wow, nice progress for a very busy season!

Merry Christmas!

Gerda Hartman said...

You did a lot of flowers and bought some very cute patterns.

Anita said...

I love your Christmas wishes quilt - gorgeous colours! Lots of patterns to keep you busy LOL
Have fun with the Stitch a long - I was in this years one, no where near finished LOL

Michelle said...

Love your Christmas Wishes quilt, mine is up to the quilting stage ;o)
You are sure going to have a lot of fun with your new purchases, unfortunately I am on rations(no pocket money, LOl) I guess that's what my stash is for! Have a great holiday season.
Blessings
Michelle

Stray Stitches said...

Love all of the flowers, especially the plaid one! Your quilt is wonderful!!

Linda said...

Beautiful finish!! You are making amazing progress on your flower hexagons too! Busy girl!!

Lee Prairie Designs said...

Your quilt is wonderful! All your "Hexies" are great. You have been very busy.

Merry Christmas to you and your family! Hugs, Carolyn

Sheila said...

Congratulations on finishing the Christmas Wishes quilt , it looks wonderful . You have been busy with your hexies, they are beautiful , wish I could say the same but other things took priority this week . Hugs Sheila

Birdie said...

Very nice blooms again, they are all so pretty. You finished your Christmas Wishes BOM just in time. Very nice,

Karen said...

Beautiful flowers! Love how your Christmas Wish BOM turned out and the purse patterns are very cute! Wishing you a Merry Christmas Jeanette!

Maree: said...

Well Done on Finishing the BOM mine is still in it's stitching stage..lol..Yours looks Great.
have a Lovely Xmas and a Happy NY...
ho ho ho

Joy said...

Jeanette those BH patterns look darling ... I've never worked with those gawjus little purse handles before - love them!!! Glad you liked your little pressie ;o). Have a fabulous Christmas my friend,
Hugs,
Joy :o)

Kunzfrau said...

I am amazed every week how much you hexis in the short time to finish!

Best wishes Marion

merumo said...

I see you are having too much fun playing with the flowers! Good for you :) They are all beautiful... Happy Holidays!