Saturday, July 4, 2015

Visiting and FnwFs….

Spending a few days in the big smoke for my DDs birthday ..
We went out for the day. Coffee and cake by the beach.



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and lots of retail therapy



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then after the Squids organised dinner for everyone DD and I went into the craft room and stitched with Cheryll and friends for FnwFs 


I managed some stitching on my NJ SAL for July…


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Holly thought it was a great place to sit….



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and also started a new stitchery with the nice thread I received from Peg…. 


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DD and I had lots laughs stitching along all evening.

Thanks Cheryll for getting us together again for FnwFs and I will pop over to visit others over the next few days…



Hugz  Maria Smile

24 comments:

  1. Looks like a fun day all round.
    Love your pretty stitches. Kitty has good taste!

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  2. Happy Birthday to your dd! would have loved to join you for some retail therapy! I did a bit of it myself yesterday with a friend

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  3. What a great weekend! Retail therapy, birthday parties, and stitching with DD. Love your applique project. I'm getting closer and closer to taking the plunge into applique.

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  4. Thanks Mum for spoiling me on my Birthday.
    It has been such a great weekend.
    Always enjoy sharing my craft room with you.......one day I will get better light!!

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  5. It looks like it was a great day for the two of you. It is so nice to have a common interest in fabrics and stitching.

    It looks like the kitty is enjoying your beautiful appliqued piece too

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  6. Lovely stitching and sweet pic of lovely Holly

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  7. The stitchery looks lovely in blue. Sounds like you had a fabulous day. Hugs,xx

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  8. So nice to spend quality time with your DD
    Nice stitching by the way

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  9. Sounds like you and Sandra had a wonderful day. Your NJ block is lovely. Holly is very cute too! xx

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  10. fantastic shop! Love your NJ centre block gorgeous colours. Good to have it cat scanned to make sure it is correct. Great to share fnsi with your daughter. happy stitching.

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  11. Lovely, time by the ocean. Holly could have at least done a few stitches for you while she was siting there LOL! Beautiful block and love the stitchery in the blue xx

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  12. Great to catch up with DD & Cheryll... always good to stitch with someone.

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  13. haha....I thought I was experiencing dejavu then I realised you are Sandra's mum! what a lovely way to spend a birthday and that quilt shop looks amazing...such a riot of colour! lovely stitching btw

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  14. Love the look of your stitchery, sounds like you both had a wonderful day.

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  15. You have some very lovely finishes to show and share.

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  16. Maria all those fabrics look amazing, where did you shop??! (not that I'm allowed to be buying anything these days!)
    Glad you had a lovely day with your darling girl for her birthday x

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  17. I love your new block :-)
    xx

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  18. a fun day and lovely to end with some sewing... your NJ block looks lovely.....
    Hugz

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  19. Your July SAL pieces is going to be very pretty! Your Santa's Workshop stitchery looks like it will be fun to stitch. I'm looking forward to seeing it as you work on it.



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  20. I always think how lovely it must be to share the same interest with your daughter when I read your posts! Your blocks are looking beautiful.

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  21. Gorgeous NJ centre block.... Holly obviously loves it too. Love your new stitching project that thread is really pretty. Can't believe how beautiful and blue the sea and the sky are in your photo... and it's your winter! It doesn't get that good over here even in the height of summer. Hummm... think I'm in the wrong place...;o)
    ...xxx

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  22. how nice you got to spend the day with your daughter for her birthday...........
    your NJ looks great.........

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  23. Nice birthday but I think I missed something. Where was the great shop

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