1st SAL.....Peg, Dale and I committed to stitching Anni Downs - A Gardener's Journal in March. I blogged about this on my blog thinking maybe one or 2 others may join us and lots of girls indicated an interest so I decided to start this blog where we can all encourage each other to meet the goals set along the way....March 2010 -March 2011...........
2nd SAL ......well so many of the girls wanted to continue on with another project and some new girls joined us and now approx 91 girls are stitching Natalie Bird's Tis the Season. March to Sept 2011...............
3rd SAL....many girls want to stick with the SAL so now we have moved onto Anni Downs Some Kind of Wonderful - My Favourite Things Quilt.......Oct 2011-Oct 2012.........
Where are we now.....
4th SAL 2013...is numerous smaller projects from the previous 2 books Tis the Season and Some Kind of Wonderful plus some projects from Red Home by Natalie Bird approx 60 ladies stitching together.........
2014 we had the year off..............
5th SAL 2015..........inspired to continue we are doing another quilt project.....Anni Downs newest quilt Natures Journey.....
6th SAL 2017.............A Holly Cottage Christmas by Michelle Ridgway.......once again the pattern is in an affordable book so it is easy for everyone to join in...........and you can raid your stash for the fabrics........or lash out and buy a the whole lot........this SAL will be run by Fiona aka Bubz Rugz and Raewyn........
Chookyblue........

Monday, October 23, 2017

October block....

Here is my little birdie with the envelope block.....


Very sweet...... I am enjoying the applique and piecing in each of these blocks....

Thats 5 out of 9 blocks done now ..... over half way to a quilt!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

October Done...

It's nice to have completed my October Blocks last night...

Happy Stitching.

Hugz  Maria :)

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

September Block


Just a tad late with September, but well underway on October's as well -


Cheryl


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

October Finish

Wow...even shocked myself that I have October block done. It helped that I had the perfect Christmas Postcard fabric and could fussy cut a card. A quick stitch Sunday night and ...


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Been on Retreat

Nothing like a few days away on retreat to catch up on a stitch a long. 
I still have to do some embroidery on a couple of the blocks. 

This is a beautiful quilt to work on. 

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Susan- Dezertsuz: On the Last Day of September ...

I finished my Holly Cottage Christmas block!
 

  Here it is with the other blocks - can you see my mistake, other than doing everything backwards on each block? If not, I'm not telling you!
 

  And sewn together with the corner block:
 

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Made It !!!!

Put the finally stitches in my Blocks for Sept this morning.....



Now I hope to make a start on next months and not have to rush to finish..

Happy Stitching
Hugz  Maria :)

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