Sunday, 21 May 2017

FNSI on retreat

Wow ,, it's been a while since I have been on here... But I will catch up on  some posts...I joined in with Wendy for FNSI.. I spent it on retreat with about 20 of us happily sewing away with real time friends.




I made great progress on my blocks for March and April.. nearly all caught up..




I thought this block would give me trouble but it went together really well. They are finished 1 1/8th 
Strips... I'm happy with this one...




Here are my Dear Jane blocks I got prepared for the appliqué. I can sit n sew at home of an evening without having to use the machine...
I didn't want to curve piece the centre of this block. I decided to appliqué it instead...

I only have to stitch the centre square under. It is only a one inch square cut out in the centre.

This block has some little curves....

 This block has little melons sewn onto the centre square.

Have a look to see what others got up to.


8 comments:

  1. It looks like your retreat venue had plenty of space for everyone to spread out. You got lots done!

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  2. So nice to sew with "real time" friends! You got lots of blocks made or started!!

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  3. lots done on your retreat what fun it must have been with all those stitchers

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  4. You got heaps done on the retreat Jo, the blocks are wonderful.

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  5. Nice to see you back blogging. The retreat sounded great, a lot of lovely blocks sewn.

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  6. Wow...lucky you, retreats are awesome. You were very productive.

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  7. Your Dear Jane blocks are gorgeous. :) I am planning to take mine to the next 10-10 session on 17/06. I am so far behind - you are my inspiration!

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  8. You've got a lot done on your Dear Jane blocks. Glad you had a good time at retreat, retreats are wonderful!

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