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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Merrimack update

This post has been a long time coming, the photos were taken almost a week ago
Like some of my other blogging pals I feel my blogging mojo has slipped of late.
But I ve had lots of enquires about my Merrimack so here is the update


The lovely Karen of Somerset patchwork sent me some more fabrics and my 3rd border is now complete and as it should be ( in a previous post I told of how i had made a cutting error and had multiple joins in one side of the border)


The first of the appliqué corner blocks for 4th border are complete, the second is now in progress. I need to make four of these blocks


I have started the cutting for these star blocks, these are also for the fourth border.
Unfortunately I have some very important secret sewing happening so Merrimack is on the back burner....hopefully not for very much longer.....


I wanted to share this little cutie, I first seen these on lillabelle lanes Instagram post. I searched for them on Etsy and was so charmed by them I purchased a few of them. They are magnetic and attack to your work by a magnet on the back and then they hold your needle for you by magnet on the front


Samantha posted them quickly to me and they arrived in this cute little packaging


And I've even found that they come in handy for other sewing jobs, like keeping my thread close whilst working on my secret sewing project.

Pop over to
Samantha's shop she has lots of cute designs and they would make great gifts

"I hope your hands are working on a project that you love"

Ciao

Googy girl



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9 comments:

shez said...

Lovely work Trish,well done.xx

Susan said...

Merrimack is looking great Trish, it's going to be a beautiful quilt. I haven't seen those magnets, they look like a great idea.

Fiona said...

your quilt is stunning Trish....
Hugz

Noela said...

I went to Somerset Patchwork when I was in Melbourne in March. It is a wonderful shop. Your quilt is beautiful. hugs.....

Sharon @ OSEWDIVINE said...

That Merrimack is looking great, its going to be gorgeous. I haven't seen those magnets, thanks for sharing where to get them.

Lyn said...

Your work is lovely..it is going to be a gorgeous quilt..they are cute little pin magnets that you have there

Jenny said...

The quilt is looking lovely Trish. the needle magnets are a great idea.

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Your Merrimack is beautiful Trish....just lovely!

DAWNIE said...

Love the Merrimack, and yes hard to keep up blogging and stitching but great when you can do both.