Thursday, April 30, 2015

OPAM For April..

Nearly missed posting my finishes for this month. The days have just flown by sew quickly. Thanks to Kris and Peg for keeping us on track .

Finished another of DD UFOs.. she had completed the lovely stitchery and everything was there to make the bag….


just needed to cut out the fabrics and put the it together..

Love it….

Made 6 new place mats before my visitors arrived earlier this month.


Used a Jelly Roll “Bee my Honey” by Moda.

I was very happy to have completed my Great Grandson Marcus’s Quilt which I will give to him on Monday..

Marcus's 2nd BD Quilt (2)

PsssssT !! last time DD was here for a visit I popped a box with one of my UFOs in her car before they left..  LOL….


My “ Kaleidoscope Quilt” 

be nice to see it finished as it has been cut up ready to sew for many years…..

I look forward to  stitching along with everyone for FnwFs tomorrow night and I think I will also join my Northern Hemisphere friends on Saturday….

Hugz Maria Smile

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

I am still Here

painting Smile …….. just one more set of beams to go at the front ( but I am having a day off as it is Patch)

See it ???    

and then the East side ..041

Pleased this little guy didn’t pop out as I was painting there !!!!


in the evenings I am catching up with some of Jenny's free BOM. Vintage Kitchen.


Sew nice to sit and relax.. 

Looking forward to sewing along with all my friends on Friday Night with Cheryll for FnwFs….

Oh! must away to see my sewing friends.......

Hugz  Maria Smile

Friday, April 24, 2015

Not much Sewing

happening here as I am busy playing with these and




painting the eves….





BUT  I have received some lovely mail over the past few days….




Pattern and sweet thread catcher from Fiona..


011 (2)


My swap block from Debbie in Canada..


and my Easter Postcard from Elgea all the way from Brazil.




it took a long time to get here but it was sew worth the wait…. I love it…

Big thank you to the three lovely ladies and now back on the ladder and paint…


Hugz  Maria Smile

Saturday, April 18, 2015

FNSI for April..

tonight I had a wonderful time sewing along with my DD as well as Wendy and lots of other lovely ladies…


I sat and stitched the last few blocks for my SAL organised by Chooky and Susan 





while DD got all her blocks for her next quilt sorted on the design board. You can see them HERE !!  do pop over for a visit….


Must get to bed now, will visit others over the weekend to see what you all stitched.. Thank you Wendy for another fabulous FNSI…..


Hugz  Maria Smile

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Vrooom Vrooom !!

Putting in the cross roads,



T junctions and exits 




was fiddlier than I thought but I am really happy with Great Grandson's quilt.




I even love the backing fabric …..




It’s all finished ready for his 2nd birthday at the end of the month…


Hugz  Maria Smile

Saturday, April 4, 2015


snuck up on me this month…. Nearly missed out. I always enjoy sewing along with my online friends sew thank you Cheryll for getting us together over the Easter Break.….


I was busy building roads




and appliqueing trucks and cars for my GGS’s quilt.






Will be joining my friends in the Northern Hemisphere tonight and I may get the roads laid ready for quilting..


                 “ A Happy and Safe Easter to All “   





Hugz  Maria Smile