Saturday, August 8, 2015


Apart from the obvious reason, Friday is my favourite day of the week. It's the day I go to sit n sew at my LQS, a couple of times a month it's either FNWF or FNSI, and I usually meet up with my sister or a friend 
for coffee or lunch.

At sit n sew this week, Gabbie shared her amazing and beautiful quilt she has been working on. I LOVE this, the colours are beautiful - and I have claimed first dibs on it if she ever gives it away!!

This week Gabbie was also working on her small quilt which is in gorgeous colours too.....

I have been working on my pincushion kit which Sue kindly sent me - perfect 'Tania" colours, thanks Sue!

Unfortunately progress is VERY slow going as my hand is still quite painful, but I will get there in the end.....

Hopefully at some point it will look something like this -

Last night of course was FNWF which I spent trimming my hexie blocks so I can start putting them together

...and starting a small secret project involving these,,,,,


A little while ago I joined instagram, and while I haven't put much on there, I shared these photos of some things I have loved doing recently -

...a fun visit to Typo after my last oncology visit

I just LOVED this 'fox' calendar so it came home with me - aren't the eyes amazing!  And it goes from Aug 2015, right through to Dec 2016

a fun coffee date with my gorgeous niece...

a freezing, frosty morning spent tucked up in a warm bed with a snuggly puppy and playing on pinterest

... and reading this book which I am really enjoying.

Hope your Friday was fun, and I wish you all a fantastic weekend


  1. Friday's are excellent for all those things. Lovely to have a local sewing group with so much inspiration. Love your hexie project, they are such a versatile shape. Enjoy your weekend. X

  2. Great post. You certainly belong to a talented group and your projects are lovely. Great to see sweet little Ollie too.

  3. those are lovely quilts of Gabby's and you have some fun sewing.. those caddy's look amazing but also look very fiddly to do.... hope your hand feels better soon... Pinterest and Instagram are fun... addictive too!

  4. I LOVE your hexies quilt, l can't wait to see it finished. And thankyou so much for featuring my projects LOL!

  5. gabbies quilt looks gorgeous.
    of course I am loving your hexie projects and the fabrics are so lovely. especially those french general ones.
    I used to love fridays too when they were my day off :(

  6. Sounds like you've had some fun times happening at your place, love your hexies you've been very busy but I hope I get a chance to catch up with you at our next meet up in a couple of weeks if you're up to it :) Barb.

  7. Love your special things you shared. Your friends quilt is amazing. If I lived closer you would have to hide your gorgeous hexie blocks xx

  8. Gabby's quilts are beautiful! Your hexie pincushion is coming along are your hexie blocks! Well done!!

  9. Hi Tania I love all your work you sure have been busy,lovely a sue has given me one of those pin cushions too I must start on mine,I should've taken more notice of Tracee and Marg while they were making theirs,lol enjoy your evening my friend xx

  10. The pin cushion is very cute.

  11. Those pin cushions are too the colours of your hexie blocks.

  12. Cute little pincushions and hexie blocks. Your friends quilt is just gorgeous.
    Looks you had a wonderful Friday evening.

  13. Lovely post Tania. So much gorgeousness in one place. Love your newly trimmed hexies and your pincushion project looks really cute. Hope you hand is much better

  14. Lovely post Tania. So much gorgeousness in one place. Love your newly trimmed hexies and your pincushion project looks really cute. Hope you hand is much better


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