Ouvrages d'une Acadienne

Ouvrages d'une Acadienne
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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Word Up Sewing Day and updates

"Lessen' I'm ready ....I decided to "Lessen" the load by making a small project .. even "Lessen" the fabric stash by .. using a "Petit-Four" in the Butterfly Garden and other Kansas Troubles. I will be making a winter table topper. My TV is ready.. The DVD player is is another room so I am relying on good old VHS to watch my favourite TV shows I taped...... My snack is ready also...and that has "Lessened" tremendously:)

Looking forward to visiting all you and enjoying the day sewing together...


I'm off to the

machine...


Update...#1


My center 2½ " squares all all sewn
And so is the wide border...


now I can place my

mittens.... I am calling this project ..."The Mitten Mat" ..


See you later for another update after I join you at the snack break:)



Update #2


the appliqu├ęs are traced on the

the two way fusible interfacing and fused on to the fabric

Then on to the wide border

Now I am ready for the lap work where I will be doing a blanket stitch all around my mittens .. This is where my word "lessen" comes into play . This project lessens the time I spend in my sewing room. I will be moving to the family room to enjoy some special company. I have three of my four grand-daughters visiting and two are staying for a sleep over.

So I put the videos away and turn on the children DVD.. I may not post anymore this evening ..it is 7:00pm here in Nova Scotia but I will post the finished project.


I really had a good time sewing with all of you and thanks to the wonderful organizers, Kelly and Kris ....


"" No distance of place or lapse of time can "lessen" the friendship of a true friend..."'


Good night my friends ...

A demain♥♥♥

18 comments:

  1. You are so on top of things!! Can't wait to see it turning something beautiful.

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  2. I'll be watching to see how you lessen your stash. It's going to be a fun day - you're certainly ready to roll.

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  3. I am so excited you are joining in Joan. :) Great word and project.

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  4. Great idea to watch a movie while working and having fun! Looking forward to see your project!

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  5. Yeah - I'm so glad you're joining us in the fun! Love how you are lessening - and can't wait to see your cute project!

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  6. I love mittens. This is going to be adorable. You're really making some progress, Joan!

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  7. Cute mitten! I can't wait to see it progress.

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  8. Great project and will look forward to seeing the finish.

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  9. What a fun project! Sure was a great day!

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  10. Oh Joan - that is just TOO darn cute! I absolutely love it! I forget about the time difference (frown)! Thanks so much for sewing with us!

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  11. That is just adorable, Joan, I love it! And good for you on the snack, I should have had that too *blush* Enjoy your time with your family!

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  12. Darling quilt for a winters day! I LOVE the Valentine quilt in on your blog header!

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  13. What a lovely little project. I would say you filled your 'word' for the day and so glad you joined us (time difference). Enjoying family is a reward.

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  14. Oh, Joan, this is adorable. Very sweet, indeed.

    "Lessen" is a perfect word for 2011. We all need to 'lessen' the load with everything in life. :-)

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  15. Nice job of "lessening". And really cute/pretty quilt!!! Just adorable!!!

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  16. Oh I just love those mittens. SO cute.

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