Monday, August 6, 2012

Mail in/out and busy weekend.

Swap blocks in from

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Adelaide and
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                                     Pam
thank you ladies for my lovely blocks and gifts.

Pleased to receive this wee book too..

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Lots lovely projects in there.


OUT… A block for Pam

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A Granny Square table runner for my  “Once a Season Spring Swap” run by Cheryll

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and a sneak peek of another swap that went overseas.

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After organising my swaps for the mail I really needed to clean up the cave AGAIN….

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That’s better, now I was able to finish some of my projects.

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two bags..One for a secret swap

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the other for my GD1.
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It was a beautiful Sunny day here  so I spent some time doing this

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before going for a lovely walk along the marina with my friend..

On my return I did a little more painting…

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What did you do this weekend????

Hugz Maria

16 comments:

  1. Love your table runner! And I can't wait to see the rest of your secret swap gift. I know where it's going, so I'll be watching her blog. We've been putzing around the house all weekend, cleaning out the freezers, doing little chores. I need to get several packages ready for the mail today, because DH said he'd go to the Post Office for me tomorrow!!!! Have a great week.

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  2. I have the simple life book & just love it! I know you will too. Ohhhhh and swaps going overseas? That's funny I mailed one overseas this week too!

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  3. Great swaps, Maria, and I love your totes. GD1 is going to love that one.

    The runner in grannies turned out just beautifully.

    I had to clean up my cave yesterday too. It was a disaster.

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  4. WOW haven't you been busy
    LOVE the before and after shots of the cave - aha yep mine looks a lot like the before shot

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  5. Some lovely blocks both in and out and I love the runner , lucky gal who receives it . This weekend I babysat my two granddaughters , 4-7 so it was a busy time but lots of fun and laughs. Enjoy your week. hugs Sheila

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  6. wow Maria you have done heaps i got tired reading all the things you did,lots of lovely things sent and received and i really love your GD's bag its stunning,hope you are resting now.xx

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  7. I sure love allll the things you did and made this week-week end!!!
    I really love love that tote bage with the log cabin blocks!!!
    what have I done--am working on another hand quilting quilt--
    working on some knitting projects--oh and I did finish one knitting project--enjoyed sitting outside under the tree knitting the last two evenings--too rainy tonight--and spent alot of time thinking about alllll the projects I want to make!!!
    Hugs, Di and miss gracie

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  8. Hello Maria,

    Great blocks,bags and books. I did lots of weeding and rose pruning on the weekend and I tell you my back was out this morning. Have a great day.
    Bev.xoxo

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  9. Not so busy as you !!!
    I love your cave... it must be pleasant to sew in it !!
    Florence

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  10. Those are fun project you are pushing out of that cave. Love your bags and the little peek is looks very interesting.
    Enjoy your tidy space.

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  11. Goodness me! What a busy couple of days nd so many lovely goodies to show.

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  12. A very busy and productive weekend by the look of it Maria. The bag that you made for your GD1 is very striking!

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  13. looks like you have been busy - love those blocks and your table runner is really pretty!

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  14. Spring must be in the air, look at you go!

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  15. You have been very busy! The table runner is beautiful and I love the bags. I look forward to receiving my mug rug and will be sending yours out in tomorrow's mail.

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  16. hi Maria, love my table runner, love the colours and the pattern and the thread needles and far 1/4, thanks so much.......Pam xxxx

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