Thursday, July 16, 2015

Sampler quilt...

...I have been sewing away this afternoon, and I must admit also unsewing when pieces didn't fit as they were supposed to!! I'm pleased though as I managed to finish two blocks
Amethyst......poor amethyst had a woops and I had to start again...
..I trimmed the seam and cut off the whole piece of fabric!!! Duh!!! No wonder this is taking me so much time!!


And have just finished Album 1.....very loud my DH says!! Nice but loud!! 
Ah well, I like loud and I have a lot of batiks to be loud with!! Lol!!
Over at Fiona's you can see the blocks done in beautiful reproduction fabrics.....also Dzintra is sewing along and you can see the beautiful Civil War repro fabrics she is using on her blog.....thank you for the invite to sew along with you Fiona...I will be slower but there in spirit most days!!
Yesterday I came back through Geelong and stopped to take a photo, it was so nice to see the sun after the gray and wet and cold days we have had 
as I was walking back to the car I noticed birds diving in to the water to get fish and then I saw something dark in the water too......I got a little excited as there was a pod of dolphins feeding along with the birds about 200 metres off the beach...I tried to take photos but not much success..
can you see a blurry dolphin fin out there??? They were splashing sometimes as they chased the fish....well had better head off and cook dinner...no cooking fairies here today so have to do it myself!!

Have a great evening!!





9 comments:

marina said...

well done on your blocks.
how great to see the dolphins so close to shore.
That sun is so encouraging, can't wait for spring to arrive.

Michelle Ridgway said...

You girls are so brave. Good on you. I love coming across wildlife like that. ..just wonderful xx

shez said...

Hi Sue,oh what a shame you had to unpick that block and i like your loud block too,lol. How exciting to see a pod of dolphins,lucky you,love the cooking fairy at the end,lol,enjoy your evening my friend xx

Leeanne said...

great sampler blocks. The water looks lovely and sparkly.

KERYN B said...

your blocks look great and what a wonderful thing to spot in the water. Looks beautiful at Geelong.

Diane-crewe said...

isn't it always the way that the blocks that look "easy" are the hardest to do!!... they look great when they come right though x

Pamela said...

Beautiful sampler blocks - I love those fabrics. It seems like I frequently have to unstitch.

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Great blocks Susan including the loud one lol....love that all the blocks are so different from each others'.

Fiona said...

love your amethyst and album blocks. I did the same kind of trim as you.. but Lyn did it twice!! so we are in good company!
Hugz