Monday, December 19, 2011

Take 3 ….

As you can tell by the title of this post – it’s not the first time I’ve tried to write it lol. I keep getting waylaid and distracted, but 3rd time lucky they say – well, it will be if you get to see this he he he.
I’ve been a busy beaver – I won’t bore you with the details as most of it is mundane day to day sort of stuff, but there was a fair bit of stitching involved too :o). Wanna see?????
Some Chrissy stuff ……..
The tree stitchery became this …December 2011 047 Some Maverick stars (and I’ve got quite a lot more of these to do too)… December 2011 026 Some gifties which I can’t show you yet as (hopefully) they are still sitting under various trees around the place ;o). But I can show you the progress on this one, it’s for my gawjus DIL’s Mum Rae for Christmas. Rae doesn’t read my blog so I think I’m safe to show you :o) …December 2011 055 I still have some hand sewing to do as it’s quilt-as-you-go and I’m still stitching down the back sashings, then it’s the binding … then I’m done :o).
I’m chuffed to bits with this quilt, it’s from a book called Pieced Applique’ by Penny Haren.
I’ve got another of her books with a different quilt in it and I think I’ll be doing that one too, perhaps for myself. It’s really fun to make these blocks :o).
Oh, and more show and tell – my SSCS parcel arrived from Laura all the way from US!! I’m utterly delighted with my adorable little owl…December 2011 040 and I’m telling you right now she won’t be packed away with the Christmas deccies, she’s gonna hang around in my cave and keep me company :o). I haven’t opened the other pressie yet … December 2011 042 Bear won’t let me!!! I’m being a good girl :o). Thank you so much Laura – the “wrapping” is a gift in itself and I can’t wait to see what’s inside!!! Love it :o)!!
Speaking of wrapping … I’d better be off and wrap some of those Chrissie pressies hiding under my bed!! Oh, and do some Christmas baking too – YUMMM …

11 comments:

Jeanette said...

You have been busy. :) Love the quilt. Love the star shaped hanger too. Where can i get a pattern for it. :) The runner is gorgeous. Hugs,

shez said...

you have been very busy Joy and i love all your projects,well done

Fiona said...

very very busy... love the quilt... and happy christmas...
Hugz

Michelle Ridgway said...

Wow Joy you have been very busy. I hope got to sleep through all of that sewing. It's just beautiful.

Sheila said...

Lovely work,the quilt is just gorgeous .the little owl is too cute ,I think I would be keeping it out too.

Larissa said...

Wow, you have been a busy little beaver Joy!! I love that quilt, and those little Chrissy projects are just gorgeous!! Enjoy your Christmas Joy!!!

Terry said...

I love your Maverick star blocks. I've been meaning to make some of those. That owl is adorable! :0)

Allie said...

You've been a busy little elf, Joy! I love everything you've been making, good job!

Maree: said...

Love all your Projects Especially Rae's Quilt it is Gorgeous Joy.
ho ho ho
xx

Chookyblue...... said...

busy busy.........sometimes it does take a bit to get the post together and up........lovely ornament and gift bad from Laura............enjoy the rest in 5 sleeps..........

wonderwoman said...

You have been very busy with lots of gorgeous goodies! I love your quilt and am sure it will be treasured and snuggled under. Xxxx