Saturday, July 20, 2013

Swapping and sewing.

 A little while ago I did a swap with my new Instagram friend Roslyn, we decided to make each other a needle case, Roslyn likes blue so I went to my Tilda stash and found some very pretty blues. I loved making this project, the stitchery on the front is Red Brolly.  If you would like to see what other sewing projects I put on instagram then you can find me at leannemilsom
 I also did another swap with a new blogger friend Melanie who lives in England, I made her a needle case to with a Red Brolly stitchery, I also sent her a few extra goodies. I will share my gifts from Melanie in another post.

 Friday night sewing was a great success, I started a new quilt with my much loved Tilda fabrics, I got the first row together. Its going to be such a pretty quilt, this pattern is perfect for big prints or fussy cutting your favourite fabrics as the blocks are big.
I also cut 60 hexagons and sewed the triangles to them, they are ready for another sewing day now.


I hope you got some sewing done,

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

27 comments:

Maria said...

Beautiful projects, Leanne!

Simone Harding said...

A great nights efforts.
Love the stitcheries, love your needle cases.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Those needle cases are so nice....you did have a good night...

Nicky said...

Leanne, you really are the Queen of swaps, your work is stunning as ever! You also got lots done on Friday night, the Tilda quilt is going to be a beauty.

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

Your Tilda quilt is going to be beautiful and I love your needlecases. hugs

Judy said...

I'm impressed!! Love the needle cases and the quilt that you are working on.

Judy said...

I'm impressed!! Love the needle cases and the quilt that you are working on.

withajoyfulheart said...

Pretty and productive. Just lovely!

Emily C said...

wow. Love those needle cases. Very beautiful stitchery. Those ladies are very lucky.

Heather said...

WOW, you were busy of Friday night. Love the needle cases, just gorgeous!

Lynda said...

The needle cases are so pretty and your new Tilda quilt is going to be gorgeous.

Fiona said...

pretty little stitchery projects... I do like the quilt patterns that show off beautiful fabrics...
Hugz

Christine M said...

Both needle cases are lovely Leanne. I love your new quilt. What a great way to show off those beautiful Tilda fabrics.

Noela said...

Your needle cases are beautiful. FNSI looks like it was successful for you with lots of sewing going on. Hugs.....

Jan said...

Those needlecases are just perfect, Leanne; the lucky recipients will love them. And that quilt will be beautiful; I love patterns that let the fabrics shine. What pattern are you using - or did you just make it up? Have a great weekend. Cold and drizzly here in Ballarat - is it much the same in Launceston?

Deb R said...

I agree they are gorgeous and a great gift, you can never have too many!!!

debbie said...

wow, you did very well for FNSI! I don't have any Tilda fabrics or books (yet) but maybe someday...
I love the Seaside book. xx debbie

DAWNIE said...

Love the fabrics that you have been cutting - they look like Lynette's. Looking forward to seeing what you make

Michelle Ridgway said...

Beautiful Red Brolly projects and sewing. Leanne. Love your fabrics too.

Charlie and Wendy said...

The needle cases are beautiful, your stitching is lovely as always!

Lyn said...

Lovely projects and fabrics that you have used..

Sarah said...

You have been busy Leanne! Loving your Tilda quilt too :p

Joy McD said...

Gorgeous needle cases... I want to do one of those hexie quilts one day.... xxx

Fiona @ Dragonfly-Crafts said...

Love what you've been making Leanne especially the quilt

Anthea said...

They are gorgeous items made for your new friends Leanne, gret to 'pal up' online isn't it?!
And your FNSI looks to have been a good one... lots of sewing I see!! x

onlinephduk said...

These look adorable. I will have to go check out your other pictures. Thanks for the instagram name and for sharing the pictures.


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Helen Keyes said...

This is the hobby of my mom. This is where she expresses her feelings and I can really feel it.

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