19 August, 2017

Friday Night Sew-In

 It was cold and wet last night. A perfect night to stay in and stitch along with everyone. I started the stitchery part of my "My Time, My Place caddy". Only managed to get a little bit done but better than nothing. It's our NOTYQ guild day today, so hopefully I'll get some more stitched.
Thank you to Wendy for hosting us last night. 
You can see what everyone got up to last night here.

08 August, 2017

Friday Night With Friends On Retreat

Friday saw Mel and I head off to our annual NOTYQ Retreat at Myrniong. So our Friday Night With Friends was also Saturday and Sunday With Friends! 
 
First stop - morning tea two minutes down the road from Mel's place! We visited a few shops along the way and we both were very good and didn't really buy anything. Just one of those "nothing jumped out" days.
This was the project I started on Friday night. It is "My Time, My Place Caddy" by Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched.
 This is my first attempt at needle turn applique. For over twenty years I have always done buttonhole applique. I managed to stitch the first two trees Friday night.
By Sunday afternoon I had finished all the applique. 
Now I've just the stitchery part to go.
It was so lovely spending time with Mel as we hadn't been able to catch up since April! We had a wonderful time. 

Speaking of Mel, did you know she has a new blog? 
It is called Melody Matilda and you can find it here.
You can see what everyone else got up to for FNWF here.

04 August, 2017

Off To Retreat!

 
It's Friday Night With Friends hosted by the lovely 
Cheryll from Gone Stitchin' tonight.
 
This is where I'll be stitching! Melody and I are off on our annual NOTYQ Retreat to Myrniong. 
Hopefully, I'll get lots of stitching done. I've got a new applique project to make a start on, along with some others.

Speaking of Mel, did you know she has a new blog? It is called Melody Matilda and you can find it here.

31 July, 2017

July OPAM Report

I had three finishes for July.
My sweet Sewing Bird.
 Blossoming hoop.
 My Home - My Kitchen stitchery frame.
Thanks to Peg and Kris for keeping us inspired.

22 July, 2017

Frinday Night Sew-In

I had a productive night stitching along with everyone. Two projects were finished! These two stitcheries have been sitting in a box waiting for something to be done with them. 
This is Jenny's "Blossoming" block from the Splendid Sampler. It fitted perfectly into this hoop. 
Next is "My Home - The Kitchen" by Lisa Cantlay of  
Fig 'n' Berry Creations. I decided to frame this one 
instead of making it into a wall quilt. 

So two finishes in one day. Must be a record for me!

Thanks to Wendy for being a lovely hostess. 
You can see what everyone else got up to here.