Wednesday, 3 August 2011

WIP Wednesday

There hasn't been much sewing going on this week. Lots of job applications and interviews (unfortunately no jobs) and a lot of organisation for my 30th birthday on Saturday.

Fishy Fish Fish tea cosy got finished.  This is what happens when you ask 3 year old twins to name a fish.


Both sides are the same so he looks like a 3D fish when he's sat on his tea pot. I absolutely adore him.


The only snag is that I sewed his pupils on when the sides were separate and when I sewed it all together it turns out that he's quite cock-eyed.


Never mind. Back to the WIPs, or should that be WsIP? 
  • Hex-a-long - Solid fabric still hasn't arrived but I've printed out lots of sheets of triangular grids from incompetech. These polka dots are just too tempting so I'm going to start sewing my flower centres and add the solid outsides when they arrive.

  • Strawberry Patch - I spent most of this afternoon trying to figure out if I'd bought enough fabric to sash the blocks. I've come to the conclusion that I have but looking back on my calculations I'm not sure how I've worked that out. I appear to have underlined 37 several times but I'm not sure why!

  • Neutral jelly roll bear paws - Still waiting to be basted and quilted. 
  • It's a hoot - Still debating layout. Maybe I'll have to come up with something completely different
  • Frosted window panes - Lost the pattern again. This quilt is destined not to be made.

18 comments:

  1. love the tea cosy, the look on its face is even better, i can see why you are pleased with it, lovely colours

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  2. Hi! Just found your blog through Lynne's Small Blog Meet. Your quilts are amazing. I'm a big fan of French General fabric, as I see you are. Your Fishy fish fish tea cozy is just so darn cute. Your kids must love it. Happy 30th birthday! I can barely remember that one!

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  3. Love, love the tea cozy! Especially the crossed-eyes! Hope you had a great birthday!

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  4. Absolutely love the tea cozy, it's fabulous. Happy Birthday!

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  5. That cozy is just fabulous, funny face and all!

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  6. I love love love the fish. Awesome AND practical!! Happy 30th!

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  7. Your Fishy Fish Fish tea cosy looks super cute and I especially like his cock-eyed look and the front of his face. The fabric choices are really perfect. Wish the Fishy Fish Fish tea cosy would be in the middle of MY table!

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  8. Your fish`s face made me smile - happy birthday for Saturday!

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  9. Love the tea cozy! Lol at Fishy Fish Fish. ;)

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  10. Oh, that tea cosy is too cute!

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  11. ha ha, I love that tea cosy, especially his eyes, it makes him even more unique. It looks fab

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  12. the fish is so adorable and I love the name!!

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  13. Fishy fish fish is adorable (both the name and the cosy). I hope you have a wonderful birthday.

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  14. Your tea cosy is adorable! Even cock-eyed he is cute!

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  15. Love Fishy fish fish...especially his eyes!!!

    Look at how many followers you have. I think you must be finding more time to blog hop!

    I can't wait to see your hexies. I am getting quite hooked on those candied hexies. Thanks to you!

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  16. Aw, that fish is just too cute!! What a great idea!!

    New follower from Lily's Quilts xx

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