Thursday, August 15, 2013

OFW, FNSI plus more….. long post.

Opps!! it’s not Wednesday but Thursday at my house.. Ah well I know it is still Wednesday somewhere…


Pleased to say my “Fussy Cut” flowers quilt is growing… thanks to Karen. Sew do pop over and see what the others have been sewing too.

Oh and before I forget it is FNSI tomorrow night sew go on over to Wendy's to sign up… Love to sew along with you….


Here is “Orsic” . OWL BOM for August


Aim 4 Acc  Lesson 7.   the colour isn’t very good.


Aussie Swap Blocks coming and going…

Aug Block from Pauline
From Pauline

July block from AlisonFrom Alison

Alison's Block July 2013

To Alison…

and TAA DAH!!!!!!!!  North Pole flimsy put together….

North Pole Flimsy. Aug 2013

it did take a bit of tweaking and fiddling but I am really happy with it.. I decided on the Maroon border as I didn’t want Blues …. Maybe for the binding, not sure…
Now to quilt it and then play with the embellishing…YEH!!!!!!!

have Clare’s parcel all packed ready to go in the post tomorrow for “ Let’s Celebrate” swap..

Spring Swap for Let's Celebrate Aug 2013 (1)

and there is a Birthday FQ parcel going too…Shhhhhhhh!!!

also working on some secret Christmas sewing

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and now it time to eat..

Hugz  Maria


  1. Another cute owl. I love the block Pauline made for you. It is so different. Your North Pole flimsy looks fantastic. You've done a great job Maria.

  2. You will have a wonderful quilt top with all the swap blocks soon. North Pole is delightful!!

  3. Your North Pole looks fantastic! and love that pin & charms in the earlier post - how cute!

  4. Oh so busy and always fabulous!

  5. You must be so pleased with your North Pole Quilt. It looks fantastic. Have fun with the quilting and embellishing. hugs

  6. I love your North Pole quilt Maria. I have it on my list of quilts to make and seeing how lovely yours is has reminded me it will be a fun project to work on.

  7. Some lovely blocks received Maria but wow wow wow, I love your North pole flimsy.

  8. beautiful work! And I love your new blog header too.

  9. Always lots going on in your cave.
    Cute garden you're creating there.
    Loving the blues all together in the north pole top.
    Enjoy sewing Friday.

  10. Wow, you have been really busy. Lots of great sewing on display here.

  11. You have been a busy little bee--
    haven't you?????
    love them all--
    hugs, di and miss gracie

  12. Lots of lovely work here! Your North Pole quilt is gorgeous, love the dark blue background, looks like a starry night!

  13. Woohoo, love it all Maria!!! Your North Pole flimsy is so cool!!!! Love that deep blue sky you've used. It sounds like you have a whole lot more fun with it ahead of you - enjoy :-) Neat to see your hexies, too. I must pull mine out again and also your owl is such a sweetie!

  14. Nice hexie flowers and beautiful blocks. Thanks for sharing all those photos with us.

  15. North Pole looks great! Hexes, I've got some here that I've been working on, may be time to go visit Karen?? I'll be stitching with you tonight, although I know you will get a hundred more items completed LOL

  16. lots of lovely and I adore your north pole.. the border is just perfect and highlights it all....
    well done...

  17. Lovely hexies and as usual so much to look at, I love your North Pole Maria. Thanks for all the lovely photos to look at well done.

  18. great blocks and well done on finishing your North pole top! It looks fantastic!! I do like the border you have chosen it frames the blue backgrounds beautifully.

  19. WOW... you got a wriggle on with the North Pole quilt! Love all the blocks as well. You've been a busy girl! :)

  20. I LOVE the new blog topper, Maria!! It really shows off your creative talent!! NICE! Your blocks are all so wonderful...but your North Pole top is gorgeous! How long did it take you i n all to make it??? Amazing!!

  21. Wow, have you been busy! Love your North Pole quilt, embellishing will be fun. I took a closer look at your hexies...I just love all the interesting fussy cutting, some really cute hexies! ....and so many lovely blocks! I need some of your energy.

  22. Long post requires long Comment!
    Maria, the NP top looks just amazing, what a great job you have done of it, no wonder you are so happy with it, and good choice on the 'no blue' LOL.
    The hexies are coming along well too, good job.
    And your new blog header looks great, you must have a lot of lovely pics of your creations to choose from.

  23. There's so much, I don't know where to start. Your owl is so cute, I love the block from Pauline, and YAY - North Pole is finished. And then you're working on Christmas already. You GO Girl!!

  24. I can't get over that owl block. It's so adorable!

  25. Wow, Maria, your North Pole is amazing. Love your border fabric. Lots of gorgeous bits and pieces to look at. Cute owl block.
    Looking forward to stitching along tonight.

  26. I love all of your North Pole flimsy Maria and the block from Pauline is unique. Sharyn:)

  27. Love the North Pole quilt, I purchased the book last week and I'm going to get started on it soon.

  28. Congratulations for your beautiful North Pole quilt !!!


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