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04 November 2017

Smitten Quilt {FNWF Progess}

Paper Pieced Smitten Quilt by Anorina Morris
Smitten Quilt {Progress}



Good morning friends. It's a lovely, cool and drizzly Saturday morning here. It's been such a long time between rainy days, so I'm really enjoying this weather, for as long as it lasts.

I joined Cheryl and the girls for FNSI by working on block for my Smitten Quilt. I will reiterate here that I am THE SLOWEST PAPER PIECER IN THE WORLD! In choosing the fabrics, the glueing and then the hand sewing of the pieces. 


I chose the fabrics and glued to the papers during the afternoon and then sat and stitched in the evening. Hubby was home (finally) so we watched a bunch of shows I'd recorded during the week. I do try to 'not' watch things when he's not here so that we can see them together, unless it's Game of Thrones or Gogglebox. Then all bets are off.






















I worked on making more of smaller hexie "filler" blocks. I always seem drawn to the same colour combinations and I notice that there is no purple in my quilt. I really need to add a little bit of purple in there somewhere as it's one of my most favourite colours. 






27 comments:

  1. Hi Anorina,I am loving your smitten blocks ,you are doing beautiful work my friend 😘

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    1. Thanks Shez. They're a fun to stitch in the evenings, although I'm realizing that my eyes aren't as good as they used to be.

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  2. Your smitten blocks are great. Lovely fabric choices.

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    1. Thank you. I'm trying to be super scrappy rather than my usual "matchy-matchy" :)

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  3. Super work! I love those ducklings that you have fussy-cut.

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    1. Thank you! They're sweet, aren't they? I have a print with little lambs that I'm going to try and incorporate in there somewhere too.

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  4. It looks beautiful! Slow sewing is so rewarding and you’ve chosen beautiful fabrics!

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    1. Thanks Lucy. It really is lovely to sit and sew without a deadline.

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  5. Wow....I love what you are doing and I agree with the others, wonderful work...

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  6. Loving your Smitten Blocks mad out of the great fabrics...

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    1. Thanks Maria. Some of these fabrics are my favourites and I've been saving the littlest pieces for "just the right" project :)

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  7. First time visitor here! I love your style, fabric choices and colors! All are so cheerful and fun! Thanks for inviting me to join! I think I'll be at home here!

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    1. Hi Brenda, thanks for stopping by. I do love bright and happy fabrics. I think its much for fun to work on these sorts of projects, when the fabrics make you smile, don't you think? A x

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  8. Hi Anorina... oh I do love your work so far with Smitten.
    Had to laugh at your Gogglebox reference; my DD loves that show too!

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    1. Thank you Anthea. Oh I do love Gogglebox. Hubby was lucky to be home last night as I wasn't waiting for him, to watch it. It's quite a funny show and I have picked up on some new shows to watch, which wouldn't have come across my radar, if not for Gogglebox.

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    1. Thanks! They're certainly very bright, aren't they?
      I do love happy fabrics :-)

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  10. Your blocks are gorgeous, Anorina.

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    1. Thanks Christine. I've put a few more of the small blocks together this week, so I hope to attach them to the big quilt soon.

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  11. Loving your 'smitten' blocks, very pretty!

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    1. Thank you Linda.

      They’ve been lots of fun to make, but I must admit that I’m really, really slow at the hand sewing caper.

      Happy Stitching!

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  12. Beautiful blocks Anoria, love the colours you have chosen, I too am a purple person, it will look great with the yellow. Hand stitching is perfect for slow stitching, no rush just sew happily!!

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