Saturday, September 19, 2015

FNSI and Goodies

Home at last after our long drive around Aussie, sew nice to be back in the cave joining Wendy and 49 other ladies for FNSI by two….

While on holidays I stitched Santa’s Workshop by "The Birdhouse Patchwork Designs.." Last night I put on the border,quilted and finished the binding..



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Loving the Blue……




Tonight I cut 200 2” squares for my Nature’s Journey.. another 200 to go and then sew them into 9 patches…..



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and I have started stitching this cute stitchery…



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while unpacking the Humpy I found all the treasures I bought along the way on our trip….




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last one is a sneak peek as they will be Christmas gifts……
I have plenty to keep me busy……..



Happy stitching.
Hugz Maria  Smile

30 comments:

  1. That is a lot of cutting. Looking forward to seeing what comes out of all those squares. You have some lovely "souvenirs" of your travels. I love Santa's workshop.

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  2. Bet you are happy all that cutting is done
    Love the blue too Beautiful stitching

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  3. Love the sticheries. Lovely goodies from your travels. Hugs,xx

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  4. love your blue stitchery,it's so pretty.
    lovely stash of goodies from your travels too. Will keep you inspired for a while.

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  5. what beautiful projects and wonderful treasures you brought back with you. welcome home!

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  6. Oh wow that's a lot of cutting but now it's done you must be feeling really good, lots of great buys that came back with you to enjoy !!

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  7. You had such a wonderful trip, but it must feel so good to be home. We've only been away for a week, and I can't wait to sleep in my own bed tomorrow night. Glad you found some treasures along the way!

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  8. Hi Maria ,wow i love the xmas wall hanging it looks fab in blue and boy i love all your purchases too,what lovely memories of all the places you have visited xx

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  9. I'll bet it feels good to be sleeping in your own bed again. It seemed like you were gone forever.

    Your stitching looks so pretty and, yes, you do have enough to keep you busy for awhile.

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  10. I bet you only put one foot in the door from your holiday and started sewing!! lol
    Hugs, Anita.

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  11. Love your stitchery! Welcome home too. Good to see you didn't waste anytime reaquainting yourself with your sewing cave x

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  12. What an adorable hanging! Love the blue thread, the border and that spark of red ;) Loving your treasures that you brought home with you, you shall have so much fun with all those :) Enjoy assembling all those 9-patches ;)

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  13. Santa's workshop looks great - you did well to get it all done. those purchases will bring back a lot of memories as you use them. Maybe another road trip in a few years time???

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  14. Glad you had a good trip and are home safe and sound. You bought some great items and I'm so proud of you! You didn't go overboard on your purchases! Sandra's Workshop came out beautifully. Have a wonderful day today!

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  15. Glad you are home safe and sound and just LOVE the blue.

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  16. Welcome home lots of nice goodies love the stitchery 💚

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  17. Glad you are home safe n sound.. Nice purchases. I like the blue too.
    You sure have been busy

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  18. Welcome home. Love your stitcheries .

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  19. Fun to be home going through your treasures :) .....and I agree - I'm loving the blue too!!!

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  20. oh Maria, it looks like you had a very nice trip and so much time to stitch. What a beautiful project that turned out to be. You are a very busy lady :)

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  21. I agree the blue looks just fantastic. Must be nice to be home again and you can remember your trip by all your terrific purchases - now all you have to do is find the time to start them.

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  22. Lovely finish Maria, I do like my Christmases in blue! The new little snowman stitchery looks lovely too.....love me a snowman too!

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  23. Great souvenirs from your trip. Your new Christmas wallhanging is vry pretty.

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  24. Hi Maria, lots of lovely goodies there... enjoy them! Glad you've made it back to The Block safely after all your miles...

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  25. I'm loving your blue too. Good job finishing too - sometimes that's not so easy, you know.

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  26. Welcome back to reality!.. LOVE the blue stitchery!

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  27. Wonderful purchases AND projects in this post.
    Welcome back too... xox

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  28. So productive!!! You must be happy to be home...no matter how good the trip it's always nice to come home...lovely stitcheries

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  29. WOW you achieve so much .. .. .. I did a bit of crochet on my flight over to Australia and the drive from Perth down to Mandurah but that is about the sum total of my current crafting

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