Monday, July 12, 2010

A Busy Day.

Had a lovely breakfast with some of the swimming ladies this morning. Don't catch up often in the winter months so it was nice to sit and chat.
Then home to do the house and some washing. Was a funny day,raining, dark clouds but occasionally  the sun was shining too.
This afternoon it was lovely to sit and sew.

I made this table runner as part of the  Early Bird Christmas Crafting challenge for a special person.

I stitched the centre piece from a free pattern kindly designed by Jenny.

Then I had fun making the needle case for the Swap at The Quilting Gallery run by Michele.

I will pop it in the post for it's long journey tomorrow.


  1. What a lovely tablerunner! Jennys patterns are great:-) needle case is also very cute.

  2. Your needle case and table runner are just lovely Maria..

  3. You have been busy stitching and swapping. Well done

  4. Busy again deary, well done.
    Have you been practising the free motion quilting after your class?
    Love, love, love your apple cushions too.
    Ab x

  5. Maria your table runner is so lovely.
    I saw the pattern ,too.I would like to put it to my to-do-list :-)
    Love your needle case
    Have a nice week


  6. Your table runner is darling. Love the stitching! Your needle case is wonderful, I have to get busy and finish mine up so I can send it. You did have a busy weekend. I will visit you again, soon.

  7. I really like what you did with Jenny's pattern--making the table runner. It is very cute. I didn't do the needle swap. Yours looks so bright and happy. I am still waiting to get my mini wall hanging. I hope to get sewing again this week. Take care. Hugs.

  8. Hello Maria, beautiful projects. Do you ever have a day when you do nothing???
    Happy days.

  9. it sounds like the way spring is here......lots of different weather....
    I love the needlecase and you are really getting a jump on Christmas!

  10. Maria, Your work is most beautiful, my dear friend. Thank you for sharing.
    Happy Quilting!

  11. Hello Maria, gorgeous table runner...and love your needlecase...Warm Regards Lyn


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