Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Trip to Perth and OPAM

Last week I went to the Big Smoke . On the drive down there was road works sew there was a lot of loose gravel on the verges. As a truck passed me it through up a stone and "Charlie" was wounded...Grrrr!






DD and I enjoyed shopping as there was a fabric store that had a Sale ..I only purchased some nice backing fabrics that had 30% off but DD come home with much more...























On Saturday we went to the Craft Fair to meet up Anthea from Hibiscus Stitches . First we enjoyed a coffee while catching up and it was lovely to have Loni from Fireflies and Cats in my Garden and her hubby Mark join us too.


Love what the bar-roster did. A swan. Very clever.

I only purchased some rotary blades , Monofil and some applique paper...





















You can pop over to Anthea's Blog and see some lovely quilts as I didn't take any photos...



Even though I have been busy this month working on different project I only managed one finish for OPAM.... thanks to Kris and Peg

My Foxes....


Love the Stripey Binding


and the backing...


I was hoping to also finish my Candle Mat but didn't find the right buttons yet even after hunting in different places in Perth...



Enjoy stitching...

Hugz  Maria :)

20 comments:

  1. hey one finish is better than no finishes--right--lovely quilt, too--
    I know what you mean about buttons--sometimes I find some neat ones--
    other times nothing!!!
    keep hunting--that is always the fun part--the hunt!
    enjoy the moments, di

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  2. I love your foxes so much! Glad you had a fun trip

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  3. Oooo. Love your foxes!! :-)

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  4. Looks like you had a great trip to the Big Smoke. And it's always nice to meet up with other bloggers too.

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  5. Oh my i'm in love. Your fox quilt is just beautiful. Glad you trip went well despite Charlie being wounded. Hugs,xx

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  6. Scary when your windscreen is hit. Glad you still were able to go and have fun and meet the girls. I just love those cute foxes! Sorry you couldn't find the buttons you wanted...the candle mat looks great too xx

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  7. What a finish Maria! I just love, love your fox quilt. I bet that rock gave you such a scare. Lucky it's not like the old days when the windscreen would have shattered into a thousand pieces. How lovely to catch up with Anthea. xx

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  8. Boo...I hate those thrown up rocks on the windows. I just LOVE that fox quilt. It turned out so cute.

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  9. Love your foxy quilt - sorry to hear about the car....
    One wouldn't think that green buttons would be that hard to find . . .

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  10. What sort of buttons are you after.. size and colour. Send an email next to a coin and I'll see if I can help. What do you use the mono poly for. On top or in bobbin. I have some but haven't really used it. Not sure where to...

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  11. It's always great to spend time with family. I love your fox quilt.

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  12. Hi Maria i absolutely love your fox quilt,great buying and i love Michelle's candle mat,well done my friend xx

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  13. The foxes are so cute!! I love the fabrics you bought. The circles are great.

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  14. Maria, your quilts are beautiful and I love the Foxes quilt.

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  15. That fox quilt is just the cutest. Love the stripy binding. What a great day catching up with friends.

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  16. Love the quilt. So vibrant..the borders really set it off!

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  17. Love your foxy quilt Mum.
    The backing works so well.
    Loved having you down for crafty fun xxxoooo

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  18. What a cute finish. You were very restrained at the craft fair.

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  19. im glad you had a great time.........very well behaved on the sewing front.........

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