Saturday, 17 September 2011

My little forest has grown - Friday Night Sew-In results

Yesterday evening was Friday Night Sew-In and  for the first time in a while, I actually managed to do some sewing. I did finished all my little trees for my forest. OK it is only a small forest with 14 trees but maybe this project won't become a UFO.

After a rushed morning between football training and the weekly shopping, my backache came back again so I decided to take the afternoon easy while doing some sewing. Well, I am happy to report that my Little Forest top is all pieced together. Plus apart from 9 green triangles for the trees, all the other fabrics came from my scrap boxes. I don't have one single background fabric but I have used up some scraps. All my trunks are from the same fabric but I needed so little.
The assignment for the quilt-along this week is to finish all the trees and sew the row. So I am all done for this week!

Yesterday evening I also cut out a paper pattern to make some bathrobes to the kids but I haven't got any further than cutting the "vintage" paper pieces. I found the pattern dating back from January 1985 (!) in my Mum's stash of patterns this summer.
Celine

5 comments:

  1. I felt old when you said "vintage" about a 1985 pattern...
    :-) Love the trees! very cute!

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  2. You little tree quilt is going to be really cute.

    I had to smile when you mentioned "vintage" pattern from 1985... I have patterns way older that I purchased new... lol.

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  3. I love your forest! It's very pretty. Sounds like you got a lot accomplished for FNSI! Good job on using up scraps too!

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  4. I really do love your little trees. They are just beautiful. And I bet it does feel good to have your week's assignment all finished.

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  5. Love your little forest!! I'm late to check out all of the FNSI links.. went out of town the next day for a week. Hope you don't mind a new follower. Nice to meet you and look forward to coming back. :)
    xo
    Kelli

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