Thursday, July 4, 2013

OFW , GOODIES in the POST and more on the RETREAT

Signed in for OFW with Karen and friends but I didn’t complete a flower but got these ready to stitch together for mine next SAL project.


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This week I  received my Aussie Swap Blocks from Erin

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and my gorgeous “Lets Celebrate” gifts from Clare.

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Love the beautiful stitchery on my rug mug and the great bright Mug bag with it’s perfect button..
Thank you ladies…..

At our retreat we worked hard…….

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ate lots of good food…

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sew I had to go for a long walk….

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I finished quilting my Bali Jelly Roll quilt. worked on some secret projects, sewed some bright blocks, pinned this “Star” quilt and started to quilt it.


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Was pleased at what I got done at retreat and had a fabulous relaxing time with my friends.
A BIG thank to Linda for being my driver…….

Goodnight all   Hugz  Maria


19 comments:

  1. you did get lots done! Love the fabric on those hexies! I can't wait to see what they become. Been stitching some hexie flowers along the road this week. I'll have to blog about them when I get home

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  2. Looks like you had a great retreat! Sounds like you worked like a trooper on all sorts of projects. Your 'star' quilt is brilliant. Love the mug rug and bag too.. great gift. Wouldn't have minded a stroll down that road with you... if it wasn't for snakes. I know for a fact you can't walk a yard without tripping over one in Aus! ;o)

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  3. Wow, you had a productive retreat! Your mug rug and bag look lovely and your star quilt is beautiful.

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  4. love your hexie petals....and my, haven't you been a busy bee! What lovely projects and gifts too!

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  5. Sounds like a perfect time away with stitchy friends. Love those hexies.

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  6. I love the star quilt... such a great assortment of blocks.... and some lovely post too.... glad you had a good time...
    Hugz

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  7. I love the fabrics for your new hexagon project. Clare has sent you a lovely parcel of goodies. Sounds like you got a fair bit done at retreat too.

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  8. phew!!! what a busy post!! Love the bright colours in the hexie blocks!!

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  9. sounds like a great retreat. what a gorgeous mug rug and cup holder!
    love those hexies what will they become?

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  10. Gorgeous parcel you received from Clare,the retreat looks like lots of fun Maria.xx

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  11. Lovely hexies and your star quilt is looking beautiful.
    Pretty gifts you've received to celebrate.
    Enjoy

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  12. You were extra productive on your retreat , love the star quilt and your i gifts of mugrug and bag are just sweet , Maria can you please email me your address , thanks .

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  13. Maria, you always have so much to show that I never know where to start. I really like the swap blocks. Your star quilt is awesome, can't wait to see your finished hexie project, and I'm so jealous that you go to go on Retreat!!

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  14. Love your hexie block very bright and Cherry. So many gifts so much fun great post thanks for sharing.

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  15. Love your hexies, the way you arranged them. Love your star quilt too and your gifts. So many different things to see on the photos.

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  16. Sounds like a lovely time, and you achieved heaps. Your star quilt looks great.

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  17. OMG... I'm exhausted just reading what you got up to! Great work! :)

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  18. the hexies look great - what fabulous fabrics, the star quilt is fantastic and the mug bag - well everything really - cant beat a retreat for getting stuff done.

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  19. It's going to be a wonderful SAL bag! Cute pressies :) Sounds like a fabulous (and very productive)retreat :)

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