Friday, July 6, 2012

Projects I did on Retreat and a Special Birthday


By Saturday evening I had put together my Jelly Roll top

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built a few houses and pinned a quilt ready to Stipple.

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Sunday I got my first border with flange on

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Pieced another Kid’s Charity Top. ( very easy)

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and managed to FMQ a third of my other Jelly Roll Quilt in the evening.


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While travelling I also stitched some flowers.

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Linda dropped me off at home Monday afternoon .

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A big thank you to my lovely driver/room mate and all the ladies for a relaxing fun weekend.

After a good nights sleep DH and I were off Tuesday morning to Perth for my DD2’s Surprise 40th Dinner.


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We did have a lot of laughs collecting her special cake with DD1

and DD2 was very surprised to see us all on her special birthday..

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                                                 Happy Birthday Sandra.

Early in the morning it was back home again……… so you can see why I have done so many Kms …….

Hugz   Maria


20 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your dd! lovely projects. A question, how big (little?) are your houses? I always pictured them as pretty big, but now a lady at our LQS is doing ones that look the same & they are so so tiny!

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  2. Happy birthday Sandra,love your cake.Boy Maria you have been busy with lots of wonderful projects,well done and love your retreat pics you can see how much fun everyone was having.xx

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  3. Lovely lot of work you got done on retreat - the bright jelly roll quilt is my favourite.

    Gorgeous dog with his bones.

    That is a lot of creativity with all those miles thrown in.
    Enjoy staying home.

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  4. You accomplished so much AND had all that fun?????? Amazing! The quilts are great and the flowers look fabulous.

    What a lovely surprise for your dayghter!! What kind of cake is that? I love the curly candles.

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  5. Love the bd cake! And the dalmation house made me smile.
    Love Leanne

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  6. Love your jellyroll quilt , and wow you sure accomplished a lot at the retreat , did you sleep at all ? Great cake for your daughter , Happy Birthday to Sandra and I am sure she was delighted you made the trip to share her special day.
    hugs Sheila

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  7. Happy birthday to Sandra... so worth the trip and lovely projects there... jelly rolls rock! and I just love the little fat birds in the hexie flower

    Hugz

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  8. so.......you were like 6 or 8 when you started having children? I always feel so inadequate when I see you much you get done. Beautiful results, as always!

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  9. You achieved a lot Maria. I love your jelly roll quilt. Glad Sandra had lots of lovely surprises for her birthday. I've never seen those curly candles before. They look very interesting.

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  10. Happy birthday Sandra, I love the Croquembouche (sp) with curly candles. Hope your cold is getting better, mine is slightly better today!

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  11. Maria, what a productive time you've had! The Roll quilt is just gorgeous, fab colours. and you are still managing some hexy flowers, do I see ants? Being a dog lover, the green one is my fave...

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  12. You have been a busy girl....love all those projects...happy birthday to your DD,

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  13. You certainly packed a lot in in a few days...fun fun fun! Happy Birthday Sandra!

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  14. You must be tired and I'm amazed how much sewing you managed to get done .

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  15. I love that jelly roll top. You've really been busy.

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  16. Wow, you got a lot done and all your projects look lovely. And that cake is amazing!!

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  17. Thanks Mum for your surprise Birthday it was great.
    Love your jelly roll quilt, that board makes it.

    Thanks to all the lovely ladies for your kind wishes.

    Lub Sandra

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  18. What a lovely few days Maria ... so many goodies sewn and happy birthday to your dear daughter.

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  19. Happy birthday to you daughter! Lots of lovely eye candy in this post - cute flowers and houses as always but I LOVE that jelly roll quilt. Is there a pattern?

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  20. what a productive retreat.
    I always look forward to your little houses and flowers they are so cute.
    What a great surprise for your daughters birthday.
    Now you can rest after all that travel!

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