Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Fresh Sewing Day and Small Blog Meet

October is a big month for me.  Tomorrow, I will have been married for 20 years and, I'm never one to be too sentimental, but let's just say that I have been lucky in love.  The day after is my birthday and this year I'm just 2 years away from 50 which is a funny old thought.


I've made a few bits and pieces this month but this scrappy EPP hexagon pillow is the only one I haven't shown you.  I'm relying on Brioni not reading my blog before she sets off to my house this morning for a kitchen guild meet up since this is her birthday present.  We're celebrating my birthday and hers along with Mandy, Justine, Trudi, Katy and a ton of kids since the teachers are on strike tomorrow.  I made the pillow using a wonderful pre-cut hexagons pack from Ali at veryberryhandmade.  I then appliqued onto a fabulous music fabric from Aspen Frost by Moda of which I panic stashed 6 yards from Fat Quarter Shop a couple of weeks ago.


And what about you?  What have you worked on this month?  Any finishes?  Maybe a mosaic of everything you've been doing?  One favourite thing?  Link up at the bottom of this post to share what you've been working on. If you do link up, how about visiting at least four of the other blogs who link up - two above you and two below you - and stopping to leave a comment as well as visiting back anyone who visits you. As always here's the button to grab.
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47 comments:

  1. Love that wedding photo and love that pillow. I may need to do a little panic stashing myself -- what a great print!

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  2. I LOVE you pillowcase. So wonderful....
    I work on liberty hexies since january, too (I know, I know... life time project)
    Congrats on your anniversary - I will celebrate my 15th next month.
    time flies....

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  3. oh no I can't well up before I take the children to school. Your blog posts should contain warnings.

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  4. Happy Anniversary :) October marks my wedding anniversary too - 12 years this year!

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  5. Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday too. You are such an inspiration!

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  6. Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday too. You are such an inspiration!

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  7. Have a wonderful week of celebrating. We are the same age but you look much better than me! Love the cushion.

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  8. Congratulations on all your celebrations! And also on the cushion, it is lovely.

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  9. great reasons to celebrate this week then :) congratulations and enjoy !

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  10. awwwwwwwwww! Bless you! You look so happy and gorgeous in that photo. Wishing you many more happy years together xx

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  11. Hope you find time to celebrate both occasions - congrats Lynn.

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  12. what a beautiful pic! happy birthday, happy anniversary and heck, happy xmas while we're here! Have a great day and sorry can't make it x

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  13. Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday! (I'm an October baby too!) The pillow is gorgeous! xxx

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  14. Happy Birthday and Anniversary! Your cushion is gorgeous :)

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  15. Happy Birthday and Anniversary! Your cushion is gorgeous :)

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  16. Happy Anniversary and have a great birthday bash with the quilting gang!

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  17. Have fun today the lot of you!
    Will share some photos with us (of awkward positions)?
    Happy Anniversary: isn't it GREAT to be lucky in love? The rest doesn't matter

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  18. Aw - happy anniversary. Such a great photo :-)

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  19. Congratulations! Enjoy your birthday celebrations :D

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  20. Congratulations and Happy Birthday!! Have a fun time with the girls and say Happy Birthday to Brioni too! :)

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  21. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary and Happy Birthday too of course. lovely cushion I have joined the small blog meet hope I have done it right!

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  22. I love wedding photos - happy anniversary! Your cushion is lovely.

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  23. Happy anniversary! Our 15th Anniversary is on your birthday :) I hope you have a fab day with the ladies of the KG :) great cushion, lucky Brioni!

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  24. Happy Anniversary ~ it's so nice to be lucky in love!

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  25. Have a wonderful anniversary... being lucky in love is the best thing ever!

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  26. Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary! And the pillow is beautiful, a lovely gift.

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  27. Aww that is such a lovely photo Lynne! Happy anniversary and happy birthday xx

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  28. What a celebratory week. Love Brioni's cushion and a happy birthday and happy anniversary for the coming week! x

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  29. Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday! Busy week for you :)

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  30. Congratulations on all your celebrations !

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  31. Congrats, Lynne.....lovely photo.

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  32. Congratulations - you don't look any different from 20 years ago! Hope you have had a lovely day today xx

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  33. Huge congratulations and happy birthday!! You really haven't changed a bit :)

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  34. Happy anniversary and birthday! Hope you get loads of pressies from the kitchen gang!

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  35. What a sweet photo. Happy anniversary and happy birthday! Have a lovely time!

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  36. Happy celebrations!
    Love Brioni's cushion - can't beat a Liberty hexie!

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  37. Oh man, you lot make the best birthday gifts for each other! Love this hexie pillow!! Hope you all had a super fun day together. Happy anniversary to you and Nigel (it's our 20th next year and we are going to spend it on a Greek island or he's not going to see it to 21 years). Happy birthday for tomorrow friend. xoxo

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  38. Congratulations and Happy Anniversary. This is a lovely picture. And your cushion is just gorgeous!

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  39. Happy birthday and anniversary!! May it be a wonderful year.

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  40. Ah, congratulations. It was our fifth wedding anniversary last week and it seems just yesterday we got married. I hope we reach our 20th anniversary too.

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  41. Aw, what a lovely photo! Congratulations!! I have been lucky in love too and we have 25 coming up next year! Happy Birthday for tomorrow too as I will probably forget to say it then. Also I am totally in love with that cushion - it is so me!! Brioni's hubby put it on IG yesterday and said you had made it and I was thinking 'how can I have missed seeing this before??!' So now I feel better :)

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  42. Congratulations! I'm loving the Small Blog Meet too!

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  43. Congratulations! What a beautiful photo! Your hubby is a cutie and you haven't aged a bit. Most people dream of 20 years of wedded bliss, but it's rare these days. Happy Birthday, too!

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  44. What a wonderful month for you! Congrats on 20 years ... and you look younger now than on your wedding day!

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