Tuesday, March 1, 2016

A very especial baby quilt

This is the baby quilt I made for a very especial baby, our grandson! 
He was born on February 6th and he is the most sweet baby ever!

                       I machine quilted it with what I call sort of "swirls and feathers". 

               I stiched the eyes and the legs.


Wishinging you a lovey and creative week!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Always missing you

I never knew,
That without you,
My heart would ache so badly

Know that I will keep you close to me,
No matter where I go or where I'll be.

It's a year now since you left us,
but you're present in my days,
my dear
dear sister.

"I carry your heart (I carry it in my heart)" - E.E. Cummings

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Looking for a change of colors

Wishing you a lovely and creative week!

Friday, February 14, 2014



There are some people in life
That make you laugh a little louder
Smile a little bigger
And just live a little better

- Unknown


Wishing each of you a lovely Valentine’s Day!


Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Out of sight, out of mind….Or, the advantage of being a chaotic quilter…


The excitement about trying a new technique (the one I mentioned on my last post)

made me take a look at my scrap boxes.

Oh my….

What do you think I found?….



What a bird brain…

How could I forget my string blocks???… I first showed them  here

After deciding which pattern I liked most

I made more blocks,

I took a break….

made more blocks, and…

time passed…

Other projects took place,

the box with the blocks found a nice corner in the sewing room.

Why did they not scream??…I sure would have heard!


Enough waiting,

I started sewing the blocks.



It’s going to be a square quilt,

I have three more blocks to sew.


Sometimes a new idea helps you to finish an old project!

Wishing you a lovely sewing time!


Friday, January 31, 2014

New ideas


Again and again,

scrap quilts always

get my attention,

the colors, the fabrics,

beautiful, joyful,lovely.


I saw this one in Australian Homespun No.128,

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A nice way of using remnants to “make” your own pieces of fabric and

then cut them into parallelograms:



Interesting, isn’t it?

Wishing you a lovely weekend!


Monday, January 27, 2014

For the little ones



It was time to make some preemie quilts again,

something I really enjoy.

Some little bears,


birds “talking”,


and a sweet panel,


quilted with hearts motifs.


Wishing you a lovely and creative week!