Friday, 22 January 2021

bits and pieces.....

Just had a quick weekend away at friends. 
I'm not a beach person but I love the views..........
Sitting on their back deck with a wine, pool views and a lovely breeze chatting with my friends I finished this Lucy block and started another one...............
we have a new poddy........he's pretty quiet..........going well on the bottle..........
some great sunsets lately........big sky land where I live.............
Another view from a look out while away........it was pretty clear and we could see so far away..........
Tia Gorge.........very rugged country..........
and I found a gorgeous patchwork shop.......Stitched and Framed.......I needed a few more pinky reds to go into the quilt design I am planning.........these are the ones I had plus a few more I dug out of the stash and the new ones all together.......great shop she even cut fat 1/4's for me as I needed that size to cut the blocks.....I think I brought even more when she said that wasn't an issue and didn't have to do the minimum 1/2 metre cut to get what I needed.........I will be going back...........
I've got a extra long weekend as we have a holiday Tuesday for Australia Day and I took Monday as leave. Might try for a zoom sewing day Monday or Tuesday (my time)......anyone keen.........I'll let you know if I am definitely going ahead........plans are a bit vague here for the weekend......but I'm hoping to sew at some stage...........
Stay safe.........
Catch you later......
Chookyblue.......

20 comments:

  1. I’m at work on Monday but Tuesday could work for me. I have a friend coming over to cut fabric together..

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  2. Gorgeous photos!! I'm game, I'll be home both days and can join in for a bit from the other side of the world.

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  3. Oh what a beautiful block. Love those colors! As for the view - wow! It shows true dedication to quilting to sew with all that beauty around you! Your new red stash is gorgeous.

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  4. What gorgeous views no matter where you are! Love the ocean and the sunset, especially.
    Don't you love it when you find a new shop and it is a delightful find? I recognize some of the prints in your stack. Looking forward to seeing what you do with them. I should be able to join in on some of the zoom if you decide to go ahead with it.

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  5. Prachtige foto's zo van jou land.
    Lees momenteel boeken die zich in Australië en Nieuw Zeeland af spelen.
    Prachtige stoffen en en mooi blok gemaakt.
    Groetnis Annie

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  6. I don't have anything on my calendar till December when I buy a new one for 2022. So I could meet for a bit

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  7. Wonderful pictures, and what a lovely Lucy block! Getting away is always welcome, and then coming home is nice! I'm up for Zoom anytime you are!

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  8. So am I. I prefer your Mon which is my Sunday night.

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  9. gosh i am a beachy person and that is a lovely one....and gorgeous fabric collection!

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  10. Wonderful views, both the ocean and your own backyard.
    Long weekends are the best! Enjoy yours.

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  11. Gorgeous views. Love the fabrics. I'm happy to ZOOM either day. I wouldn't be on until about lunch on Monday. Hugs,xx

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  12. lovely to get away and enjoy great views..... LB block is great and I'm looking forward to seeing what you make with your scrumptious fabrics
    Hugz

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  13. That is a beautiful sea view, and amazing sunset. Your Lucy block is beautiful.
    No zooming for me, I am on a two person retreat for the weekend . Have a great weekend.

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  14. Nice to have a get-a-way. Lovely views. Gorgeous fabrics. Not available this weekend to Zoom - Miss M is visiting. Have fun and hope to catch up with the next session.

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  15. Not sure if i can be on for long, but happy to try and check in sometime, do what works for you

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  16. Lovely block and fabric Chooky, ZOOM? I'll be there.

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  17. Lovely views. I'll zoom in if I can 🙂

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  18. Absolutely beautiful views. I love your Lucy block too

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  19. i so miss the beach views, the salt air, the sound of waves... :-(

    good that you got those extra French General - no stopping you now.

    but no Aurifil?

    The mystery fabrics? keep them separate for now in case - but if not discovered by the end of 2021 - return to stash.

    got a name yet for the lamb?

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  20. Every photos is special here. Thanks for sharing.

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