Friday, September 9, 2016

A nice week

 

The quilting is done,

I’m happy.

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Time to get the next one done…

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Have a lovely weekend!

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Monday, September 5, 2016

This one or that one?

 

I remeber when

I was a kid

that sometimes…

my eyes were bigger than my stomach….

Somehow,

the same applies to these UFOs.

Because these blocks were bigger

(and some rows were finished…)

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than these ones…..

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I finally finished sewing them first!

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Now it’s all set for quilting.

The recipient already saw it.

His smile made my day.

This kind of reward makes quilters happy!

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The pattern for this quilt is from Julie , Jaybird Quilts

http://www.jaybirdquilts.com/2012/10/lotus.html

I love her patterns!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

No sewing weather…

 

It’s been terribly hot, sticky, and all.

Some people love it, I belong to those who does not really enjoy it….(Unless I were at the beach….)

A bit cooler would be just fine, I would sleep better, my brain would work better….

Quilting in the morning, while it was not so hot,

I got both minis finished,

happy!

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Finally, the binding,

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I hear some UFOs calling me,

we’ll have a little talk.

 

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Warm and cool

 

I’ve got some patterns as presents and I’ve also bought some patterns for mini quilts, though I know that “mini” does not always mean you can get it done in a jiffy.

Here are some I’d like to make:

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And then I started!

Red, orange, and yellow pallet for the mini Firelight Lane.

Little tiny blocks, 2” X 2”,

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and growing,

row by row,

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The little top is sewn,

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Then….

I started another one,

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a paper piecing one,

pattern from quietplay.blogspot.com.au

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Yes, this one was not among my first choices!

But it just caught my eyes…

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Peacefully swimming,

in a blue sea.

And the next step,

definitely quilting both!

Have a lovely and creative week!

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Another tick off

 

 

The binding is sewn, it is washed, it smells fresh and it feels  cuddly, and the best of all, it’s FINISHED!! What a good feeling.

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This top was made a while ago, it’s a pattern called Diamond Double, CozyQuilt Designs, a nice one to sew. I used  the rest of some batik Jelly Roll  I had, and that is what I was a bit worried about. I always pre-wash my fabrics, but that’s not possible with strips. What about the dark blues and turquoise? Are these color-fast? To minimize riscs I used these tissues that absorb color, no idea how it works, but i works like magic!

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Have a lovely time sewing!

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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Update….


I haven’t posted for a long while….
But that does  not mean I forgot how to sew!  Winking smile;-)
How do I find my way back to blogland?…
Give it another try, you’ll say, it’s as simple as that! And I agree.
Some pictures of things I made, presents, preemie quilts, little pouches, and what has kept me busy this year, my UFOs. I have a long list, I might not get all of them finished, but I’m on my way!
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For a friend,
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For my husband,
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And, least but not last, pictures of more UFOs I’ve been working on,

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And this one only needs the binding,

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Wishing you a lovely weekend,

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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!
 
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