Saturday, August 16, 2014

Friday Night Sew In Results

It's been a long time since I've participated in Friday Night Sew In but after spending last night at the sewing machine and ironing and cutting boards I thought I'd check if FNSI was still going on. Lucky for me I found it's new temporary home on Wendy's blog, Sugarlane Quilts. So here's what I was up to last night.

I've been working on cutting up my scraps into different size squares to make quilts for charity. These are my 2 inch squares that had been pieced into pairs. Last night I turned them into 4 patches. Here they are before being ironed.

There are 85 four patches in all. They'll make a good start. I also cut up some more scraps into 2 inch, 3 inch and 4.5 inch squares.

I took these two orphan blocks from a quilt top that I still need to quilt and turned them into potholders. They still need to be quilted. They will be a gift.

I ironed and cut some greens and purples for the middle panel of my Rebel Flock quilt.

And I cut up some white for a craft project with my kids.

Yesterday afternoon I showed my 8 year old son how to use the sewing machine and he helped make some blocks for a different project. He had a great time and wants to do some more. Guess I need to find some projects for us to do.


6 comments:

  1. Great job working through your scraps! I bet it felt good to get them organized. You son and my son are the same age and mine loves to help me sew too!

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  2. Good job using up your scraps. Great that your son enjoyed himself sewing.

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  3. You certainly got a lot done. Lovely seeing your son sewing away x

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  4. I think it is awesome that he likes to sew. My girls did but don't now.

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  5. so pleased you found us.....it seems FNSI now has a permanent home at Sugarlane.....so I hope you keep coming back and joining us! You certainly got lots done.....and passing the flame onto the younger generation (especially boys!!!) is just awesome! Have a great week! xox sugary hugs Wendy :o)

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  6. great way of using up your scraps...
    Hugz

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