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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Break...?

I've accidentally had an unintended blogging break...

I did break out the scissors and rotary cutter and prepare a few things to sew when I could get a break...

I've cut out 2 of each block for Feb and March of the Bloggers BOM (here)...


My own version of the Sew & Bee Happy online quilting bee...
I'm making an extra one of each for myself as a record of the bee

Kat asked us to make a wonky star block and I got lazy and I've invented a wonky friendship star (4 less seams to do and no need to make neat half square triangles).

breaking out the knitting needles...
Black-Devil Angler fish from this book by Hansi Singh.

breaking the bank...well not really Spotlight has DS on sale for $10.17 a metre...

breaking out the pre-cuts - this little charm pack of "giddy" and some "hello betty" layer cake are ready to be pieced for twin girl #1, who was born into our neighbours family recently...
 ...for twin girl #2 - bit bit of "giddy", some "domestic bliss" and a few mixed charm squares - already pieced and the backing bought at the Spotlight sale (most things were 40% off, so I've really saved a lot!).

...and he's such a vicious character and threatened to lure me to my fate, if I didn't put in a few more photos of his handsome self...


Well now I'm on school holiday break, I'm going to break out the sewing machine, break the sewing drought...and take a break from these dreadful puns!

thanks for taking a peek over the fence...

7 comments:

  1. Love it all! But especially the anglerfish! I have that book and so want to knit everything in it. Yours turned out awesome.

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  2. Oh I am so glad to hear that you were only having a break. Was starting to worry that something was wrong! So glad that you had some quilary time.

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  3. love that knitted fish, he's the one who was after NEMO!

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  4. Fantastic buys at Spotlight. Can you believe I never ended up buying anything? I know, I'm shocked too.

    Love your knitted fish and the puns :)

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  5. Break a leg!
    Plenty there to keep you busy, I bet you'd love to just lock yourself away and sew all day :) Not very realistic but I hope you get a good few hours to make.
    Your angler fish is very cool and the quilt tops are looking great already.
    The girls and I have cut into your charm squares in the form of some hair accessories but they find it very difficult to take scissors to the pieces that are "too pretty!"

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  6. It looks like you will be busy sewing all that lovely fabric which is as it should be. Love the fish. I was going to make a comment on the total overuse of 'break' but decided to give you a break and not say anything at all.......xx

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  7. It seems that you are all ready to sew...

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Nice of you to take a peek over the fence. It's lovely to meet you. Do come in, have a cuppa and a chat. I will talk back...

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