Sunday, 9 September 2018

Farmers Wife 2018

As usually IM a sucker for a sewalong....this time its the Farmers Wife. I bought the book years ago when I started stashing reproduction fabrics, so this sewalong grabbed me. Its all done by epp (another excuse) which I lurve and havent been doing a lot lately. Ive done the first three blocks. The goal is 2 blocks a week. I had good intentions as this has been running for three weeks now..the first week it started my hubby got sick, so its been a slow road back to catching up. IM only 2 blocks behind now...

 


Each day I have been on task and sewing my 100days100blocks, sometimes even at 11pm at night when Ive forgotten BUT I have not missed a day. Today is day  64 and I have some gorgeous Tula Pink Allstar Blocks to prove it. Ive been fussy cutting where I can and am having a ball. I try to cut out all the fabric for a weeks worth of blocks and if I know Ill be busy on a certain day then I will sew the block in advance..

 

I need to decide on sashing, for both of these quilts....hmmm...decisions, decisions....
I am also knitting at night and have just finished a beanie for the son in law...tis soo nice when they ask you to make something for them...

I got news this morning a friend in my sewing group has a brain tumour, my hubby was diagnosed with prostate cancer almost 12 months ago and had a stroke three weeks ago...give your loved ones e a hug, pick up the phone, visit them, make time for them and dont forget to always tell them you love them!!!!!!


Both of my sewalong information can be found at www.gnomeangel.com.







6 comments:

  1. Deb so sorry to hear that sad news...wishing for postive outcomes for your darling hubby and friend xx
    All your projects are lovely!

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  2. Oh Deb, that's a lot for you & your husband to cope with... it's amazing that you're doing any stitching at all.
    I look forward to seeing your progress with the FW SAL, it's a popular SAL for sure, your fabrics are gorgeous & I'm sure you'll make a stunning quilt. I was tempted to sign up for it, but haven't committed yet... perhaps Santa will bring me the pieces kit, LOL

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  3. great sewing.... Salongs are great fun and very motivational. So sorry about the health problems there and your hubby and friend.... will be thinking of you all..
    Hugz

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  4. Oh Deb - love your Tula Pink blocks - I would love to do them in those fabrics - but so sorry for the sad end to your blog post. Take care of those who need it.

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