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Spring Sewing Party

Updated Sunday Morning:

I had a great time at the party and hope to join next time! Got my February Schnibbles totally finished.

Updated 10:00 p.m.

I saw that the pinwheel sampler from p.s. I quilt had posted directions for block 2, so I went ahead and finished those up!! Not happy with the points, maybe I'll re-do and maybe I won't.

Think I'm going to hand sew the binding on my Sunday Best now.

Updated 7:40 p.m.

I'm going to stop working on Sunday Best until later in front of the TV for hand sewing it.

Now, what should I work on for a bit??? I'll look around.


I played tennis this morning so I really, really got a late start. The sewing party motivated me to quilt the Schnibbles Sunday Best and now I only have the binding and I can finish this in February!!! I should have told you that the only thing I could bring to eat is Reese's peanut butter eggs. It was a package of six, but, alas, there's only two left. Hmmm...

I haven't done very many quilts on my HQ16 Pro-Stitcher and I have to re-read the manual every time because I don't get many projects that far!!! Anyway, I messed up a bit and have too much space between rows, but, hey, done is better than perfect. I did learn how to "go back" when I ran out of bobbin thread and how to crop a pattern at the end of the quilt, however, I'm not saying I'll remember unless I can get a quilt top finished tomorrow!! Darn, should have remember to take notes on the steps.

I'll trim and sew on the binding and hand sew it tonight. Thanks for letting me join in the Sewing Party!

Blurry iPhone Photo Update:

I'm so excited to join Kelly and Joan's Spring Sewing Party. It's Saturday, February 27, 2010. I have so many projects from which to choose...might take me all day to decide what to sew!!!

What wonderful motivation!! Check out the party list on Charming Chatter's blog!


  1. So happy you're joining us - and I'm looking forward to sewing with you!

  2. So glad you'll be joining the sewalong,,,,,,,,,,,and bring lots of food to get started !!!!

  3. You have a pretty blog site--are you sewing???? what are you working on?? I am on a "chocolate" break!!
    Hugs, Di

  4. I actually am working on my February Schnibbles called Sunday Best. The party has motivated me to finish in time!!

    Love sewing with others!!

  5. Hi, I still have to look up how to use my "new" sewing machine-- slows me down a little, but glad to have the book to show me how. Keep up the good work. Pepsi Fan, but will drink Coke if there is no Pepsi-but I have to have all the bells and whistles(caffeine,sugar,calories,etc).Little Sister-Barbara.

  6. Your schnibble turned out lovely!

  7. hmmm love your schnibble, I am really getting to like looking at these little quilts, must try one.. or two.. or several maybe!

  8. Nice job on getting block two of the pinwheel sampler done

  9. Pinweels ans Schnibble.Great.

  10. Lovely finish.. Schnibbles are so much fun to make.. arent they?? :o)

  11. Great job on your Schnibbles finish.

  12. So glad you got to come to the party!
    Your Schnibbles top looks fab!

  13. What a wonderful finish! Wasn't this a lot of fun? Very motivating!

  14. Yea! I LOVE your Schnibbles. It turned out beautifully. What a fun party!

  15. Darling Schnibbles! I'll have to search out those parties....

  16. Your Schnibbles quilt looks great!

  17. Love your Schnibbles! And all done!


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