Wednesday, July 4, 2012

WIP Wednesday and the postman arrived

It is Wednesday again so that means WIP Wednesday when we give a little report on our activity for the week ,if you check the previous post you will see the seven blocks  I made for the Red ,White and Blue Blog Hop and be sure to enter into my little giveaway  as well. This hop is quite inspirational so check the icon on my sidebar and it will take you to Jane's Fabrics  where she has a list of those participating in the hop , you won't want to miss out on the fun .
I finished off the lemonade block yesterday and it is a cute little mug rug , perfect for a hot day in July ;-) .
Blog hops can be addictive and I signed up for the Think Christmas hop hosted by none other than Lesley of the Cuddle Quilter and Madamm Samm ,so... I am busy making some red, white and green blocks for this up and coming hop ,stay tuned for July 30-August 3 for some Christmas goodness.Here is a sneak peak .
 For those who have been following me for a while you will possibly recognize this piece , it is a portion of my Stay at Home Round Robin which was hosted by Sunny  of Quilting Dreams, well this has been on my design wall for a long time and it has been bothering me so a few days ago I started frog stitching .

I just was not happy with the acorns at the end of the stem so have removed all but this one.
It is a little challenging getting them off but I am almost there and then I have to think of a solution for this area and finish off this project.
 It was a great day mail wise , I received not one but three postcards and another a few days ago .The first three are from an exchange with the theme of mini beach quilts.

This one if from Monika in Sask., cute huh!
This is amazing , this is all pieced , such tiny perfect little pieces from Regina in Quebec.
This one is from Mary Anne in Ontario and depicts the beach , water and the quilt , so cute and I love her border treatment.
This final postcard was a random card sent from Heather also from Ontario , and it arrived just in time for Canada Day , isn't it fabulous !
I am linking up today to the Needle and Thread Network  ,be sure to stop by and see what others have done this week and thanks so much for stopping by .
hugs Sheila

22 comments:

  1. Lots of fun and beautiful mail for you! Thanks for visiting my blog, and yes, I do have a lot of stamps. It's a bit shameful really...

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  2. Lots of fun mail. I hope you resolve your design problem with your Stay At Home quilt as it looks lovely.

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  3. Great things in the mail. I do love your mug rug. It's great for lookig at in this heat and humidity.

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  4. Lovely work as always Sheila. the lemonade is just too sweet. great looking postcards there too....thanks for stopping by to comment. I have to make my rounds this evening....

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  5. The lemonade mug rug is lovely.... well done for frog stitching.... it is always better if you are not happy at all with it.... and great postcards...
    Hugz

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  6. Love your mug rug. How cute. Frogging is very necessary to make us happy!. You received some lovely postcards, but I think my new one is the best! lol

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  7. Great postcards! And I love your lemonade mug rug. I'll be needing some ideas for mug rugs in the future, so I'll keep this in mind.

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  8. love your lemonade mat Sheila its very cute and lucky you with those lovely postcards,well done.xx

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  9. Hey love your mug rug!! Thanks for linking it up! :D

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  10. Fun mail! I'm looking forward to seeing what you do next with your Stay at Home quilt. I love seeing how people rework something they are not happy with.

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  11. Thanks for sharing the news about the Think Christmas blog hop! Your red and green fabrics are scrumptious...can't wait to see your reveal. Love the postcards you received...they are all little treasures! Thanks for showing us all your works in progress...always love to see what you are working on!

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  12. I love your little mug rug! It's perfect for this hot weather! :0)

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  13. What fun mail...love the mug rug

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  14. Your "Cool Drink rug" looks great.
    You have been keeping busy and also reminded me to get on with my SAHRR.
    Your postcards are all cute.

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  15. Oh what fabulous mail! I have that swirly christmasy fabric in green too! :) Happy WIP Wednesday!

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  16. wow..that's a lovely mug rug...you started christmas quilting...thank you for inspiring me...

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  17. Great Postcards! and the mug rug is a real treat for the patio table!

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  18. That mug rug is very cute.

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  19. lovely work can't wait to see what you made for the Christmas blog hop!

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  20. Nice postcards. It's funny...I picked up my stay-at-home robin yesterday and started working on it again too. Great minds think alike!

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  21. Your lemonade mug rug is beautiful, you have been very productive! All the postcards are gorgeous.

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