Sunday, January 05, 2014

Big plans, not so much done

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When the weekend started I had BIG plans being all day in my sewingroom doing some finishes.  This is the three projects I picked out of my boxes.  But as the weekend went on my plans did not work out the way I inteded.  A little bit shopping with my daughter was very fun, also visiting a friend drinking coffee, sewing and planning the project we both are sewing on.

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Friday evening just relaxing and sewing on my hexagon quilt.  I really made some progress on it. 

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Saturday morning I entered my sewingroom and chose to work on this UFO.  Made this a long time ago for a class that never took place, so I guess that’s why it was not finished.

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During saturday morning I finished this cushion.  Now one of the Christmas cushions can be taken out of the sofa.

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Sunday morning waking up really late and I was not at all feeling good.  Have to learn my lesson and not it that much cheese and biscuits so late.  But when I finally got into my sewingroom i picked this stitchery for my days work.  Originally the pattern is for a table runner.  But I have only done one of the stitcheries and do not want it as a tablerunner.  Want to make a cushion out of this stitchery too.

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But as the day went on (with a coffee visit to a friend) I started to cut squares and sew them together.  But I did not like it at all. So I unpicked it all ……

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…..and found some other fabrics. I needed some more colours, the first choice of fabrics was not at all good.  Now I have to start from scratch again.

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So instead of continuing sewing on the cushion I relaxed in my chair sewing more hexagons on my Aunt Sarahs quilt. 

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I finished the center piece during my visit in Shipshwana and this is how far I have come now.  It is so fun sewing on this quilt, so it will have my focus as hand stitching project for next week.  And hopefully I will finish the cushion this week to.

Saying for today:

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19 comments:

Grit said...

So fantastic works. All of them.
Greetings Grit

Mad about Craft said...

The hexi quilt is going to be fantastic!

Farm Gate Creations said...

Beautiful projects you have there, I especially love the hexie one at the end.

Edny sine puslerier said...

Syns du får gjort veldig mye! Og så er det så fint arbeid og fine farger;)

mascanlon said...

Hexies are looking great. And you do such beautiful stitchery! Happy New Year May Britt.

Litamora's Quilt & Design said...

Synes du har fått gjort mye jeg, og alt sammen (nesten) koselige ting :-)
Gleder meg til å følge med deg i det nye året :o)
Ønsker deg en fin og kreativ ny uke!

Susan said...

You may not have done the sewing you planned, but your projects are lovely. Aunt Sarah is gorgeous.

Stellinha said...

Great works! Everethink so cute!
Happy new year!

Urmel said...

Maybe not as planned but great job on the hexies and the rest.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

all of the embroidery you show has me very interested in making on myself = now to finish a few more things first!

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Your projects are all gorgeous..

Debra @ Life is a Stitch said...

I can't believe how much you've accomplished so far this new year! Isn't it nice to stitch away a weekend? Are you getting your wintery weather yet? The ice is hitting us tonight, so I have everything charging so by the morn I'll have it if the ice storm takes the power out. That charging includes the small power pack so I can machine sew for a while, too :)
Anyway, thanks for sharing your stitching - it's a great motivation to me to get some UFOs done also!

margaret said...

some lovely things you are working on here love the unfinished cushion, the panel is really nice, wonder where it is from? Hexies always appeal to me

jofridsquilt said...

I just love the hexiquilt with the medallion. Have a nice week.

Inger said...

Selv om ikke alt ble som planlagt, så har du nå allikevel fått ferdig en del. Mye lekkert. :-)

Rosemary Youngs said...

You are really making good progress, your hexagon quilt is just so beautiful, love everything about it.

TLC said...

They are all gorgeous! Hope you're feeling better.

quiltygal said...

Looks as if you have been very busy I'm still working on finding time :)

Michal Erika said...

Just love that center medallion!

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