Monday, September 24, 2012

Bit of Stitching

This morning after dropping the Grandies at the bus and clearing up decided to go into DD2’s craft room and raid her stash to do some stitching on the new machine.

 Jan-Maree from Aussie Hero Quilts gives us a different block each month to make and send to her. Which she then passes on to other lovely folk to  make into quilts for our servicemen and women serving overseas..
This months block was made up  of two 9” blocks. Sewn twice through the centre and cut in half to make two 8 1/2”blocks..   EASY!!!!

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WHY then did I not ONCE ( had it folded under)

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but TWICE muck up this block??????? Stitched wrong sides together.

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Third time lucky!!!!! 

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and I am happy with the blocks I made from the stash…. May have to tuck some of DD2’s fabrics in my bag to take home….LOL


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Hugz   Maria

17 comments:

  1. At least you got it right the third time!!! inst it annoying? Great effort.

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  2. Yea, Maria...it happens to all of us :)

    Carolyn

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  3. Oh gosh....that sounds like something I would do!!!!!

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  4. teehee a little fabric thievery sounds great!

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  5. Oh it is nice to see these things happen to other people too , your blocks look great now :-)

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  6. I seem to do that - make the simplest things into hard work, and the job takes twice as long! At least you got it right in the end!!

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  7. haha... oh my it is frustrating when that happens...really you would think good fabric would stay in the right place!!! happy stitching...
    Hugz

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  8. LOL! So good to know I am not the only one to stuff things up! Love the fabrics too+

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  9. Just the sort of thing I would do.

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  10. third time lucky Maria,have fun with the grandies.xx

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  11. Just think of the practice you got...lol.
    Well done on the donations. :)

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  12. Yep, I've done it too. Glad you're keeping busy.

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  13. Oh dear, at least you're not wearing out your own fabric and machine, heehee.

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  14. Isn't it always the way? Glad they blocks all worked out in the end and it's even better using up stash.

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  15. How frustrating...Sometimes we are determined to prove to ourselves that we can do it right...even things that should be simple... I have done the same thing!

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  16. 'apparently' practice makes perfect *smiles*

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  17. Lovely blocks and your Christmas stitchery in the previous post is beautiful.

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