Saturday 17 March 2012

FNSI - Results

The start to my FNSI was a little slow to start as I had to make 4 batches of scones just before 5pm for Miss Keegan to take back to school for the School Fair.  Her class was running a cafe and Devon shire Tea's were on the menu ... yum yum.

When we did eventually get back home I got to settle in for the night.

I started off by finishing off a Softie that has been sitting around way to long!

Then put the last stitches in my secret project for the Friends with Benefits Swap

I then set up to start working on the Hand Quilting for my Swoon.
I am not really sure where I will go with the hand quilting so I am just going to start off by doing 1/4" inside the seams  for every block.

I am already thinking that I might like to do something inside the centre star so I will be keeping my eye out for inspiration.

Wrestling this beast, all 80" square of it, meant that one was enough for one night
so on to the next thing then bed.

I managed to finish of another Rose Star for my garden.

Rose Star No. 4

So overall a very productive FNSI.

 It is Miss Lily's birthday party tomorrow so I have some catering to organise today,
oh and that cake to decorate!

Enjoy your weekend.


  1. inspiring post Sharon,love that softie,cant wait to see the cake,happy birthday miss Lily.xx

  2. LoVe the softie too too cute..oh i LOVE the tina givens block the colours are soooooo pretty !!!!!!!!!!

  3. p.s that modern blocks book is awesome !! and great to have with the Bee block as they are all 12.5 blocks in that book.............just seen it on your side bar.

  4. HappY BiRthDaY to your little miss...hip hip hooray! :)
    Great FNSI by the look of it! :) well done.

  5. you got lots done this FNSI... those little stuffies are so cute aren't they.... loving the quilting...

  6. You had a very productive Friday, all your projects are beautiful. I love the close up of the quilting on your Swoon quilt.

  7. It was very productive. Love the mix of hand and machine on the swoon quilt. Mum has nearly finished her blueberry crumb cake and when the blocks are sewn together and the borders on I will take a pic to show you. Looking great so far.

  8. baking and quilting - a perfect day ;-)

  9. Fantastic effort! I hope the birthday girl had a great time today.

  10. What a very productive evening!!! ... I am in love with that softie!!! And the 'sneak' is so cute!!! ... Can't wait to see the finished item!! ... Well done wrestling with the Swoon Quilt - that hand quilting will add so much to it!! And the machine quilting on that block is divine!!! I LOVE those swirls!!! ... Also your Rose Star is very pretty - those colours are just perfect together!!! ... Good luck for a smooth birthday party!! ... And Happy Birthday Miss Lily!! We wish you a fantastic party, and an exciting year ahead!!! Hugs to you both!!

  11. Wow-you tied up some serious loose ends! Nice job on everything.


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