Saturday, April 16, 2011

Friday Night Sew In

This Friday night was an especially wonderful one.  It was time for the Friday Night Sew In (FNSI), YEAH!!  What should I work on?  Oh yes, I need to do my block for Project Special Delivery and so does QQ.  And guess what?  Guess who is going to join us for this very special event??  YESSSS Cori of Crazy Quilt Girl online fabric shop.  I need to back up a little bit b/c I want to share a little something with you before I talk about the sew in.  Remember the coupon book from JoAnn's I was talking about?  I managed to find mine (but minus the coupons) so I took a photo of the front cover and the back page so you will know what you are looking for.

JAF coupon booklet

I have some stuff to tell you about from before Friday but I think I will let that wait until tomorrow as I am so excited about the FNSI. I went over to QQ's house around 6pm with my quilt blocks that I got in the mail for PSD. I wanted to lay they out and play around with the layout before making mine. QQ and I both had purple for our color. There sure were some pretty blocks. We were supposed to make an improv style of block ala Oh Fransson, with Heather Ross fabric and then whatever other fabric we wanted, for a monochromatic color scheme. 

Here's what we did, we laid out 4 colors of background fabric and placed the blocks on them. From left to right, Kona Snow, Kona White, Moda Bella Feather, Kona Ash. We both liked Snow the best, but we weren't sure about sashing as it was quite large already.
Project Special Delivery 008
So the next lay out was random like this.
Project Special Delivery 015
Nope this is not working for me. Let's try this again.
Ahhhhhh yesss, this one makes my heart sing!
Project Special Delivery 032
Pauline and I made our blocks and here they are. First mine, and me!
Project Special Delivery 027Project Special Delivery 023
Then QQ's and her:
Project Special Delivery 029Project Special Delivery 030
I also managed to snap a pic of the elusive Cori (Crazy Quilt Girl) too, AND she was even sewing!! She had won a kit from a giveaway and got all the blocks sewn into rows last night. Go Cori!


Cori FNSI
Thanks to everyone that has left such nice comments on my giveaway. I will be drawing sometime on Monday. I did manage to get 8 rows of my tumbler quilt put together today but now I feel kind of sick so think I am going to go to bed. Have a good weekend!! ~XOP~

10 comments:

Mary Ann & Mother said...

Great work! Thanks for the nice photos of your pretty smiles, too!!

Allie said...

Great blocks, love that last layout! I hope you're not getting sick, get lots of rest!

rubyslipperz said...

Wish i coulda beeeeen dare!

hugZ,
annie
rubyslipperz106.blogspot.com

Impera_Magna said...

What fun! All those gorgeous blocks and room to play with them too!

Hope you are feeling much better this morning!

Crispy said...

Oooo I love your blocks!! Sorry to hear you are feeling icky, I hope you are all better this morning.

Crispy

Mommarock said...

Hope you are feeling better soon!

ShirleyC said...

Very unique quilt blocks!

Brenda said...

The blocks are so pretty all together. I only got a bag cut out and the fusible fleece applied at the Friday night Sew-in, then our weekend got busy and that was that.

Sharon said...

There is nothing like stitching with a buddy...yeah for you all....

Mrs. Goodneedle said...

What fun, a stitching party... I love chosen your layout for the colorful blocks, stunning!

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