After having done the first six designs of the sew-along I wanted to try the filler blocks that could be downloaded for free on three days last week.Continue reading “Sew-Along Week 2 – filler blocks”
For years I have been wishing for two things: a folding screen and a pinnboard. The folding screen I wanted to be able to close the big passage between eating and living room. So that I need not see my son’s lego paradise there, or that the children playing there do not feel monitored when their mothers are drinking coffee next door. And the pinnboard I wanted to sort out ideas or to display holiday pictures and postcard.Continue reading “Two wishes fullfilled with one item”
Since last week I am fighting with embroidering a quilt pattern. Either the thread snaps or is making bird’s nests, under the embroidery or in the upper thread way. Every 100 stitches one or other problem occurs.Continue reading “Little notch – big issue”
A colleque of mine is building her home these one and a half years and coming to a close. So I made her this keyfob in her favorite colours and her monogram as a small birthday present. The design is by Orange Elephant Embroidery (via PictureStitch) and the monogram with a built-in font of my machine.
It is only a trifle, but personal and made with love.
Sleeping long in the morning, cuddling with the children, having a wonderful breakfast, watching a favorite movie, tickling my cat’s belly. Oh, what a pity, that a sunday thus spent is over so soon.
What do you do to unwind?
FruBlomgrens Fridalicious contest comes at the right moment as it „forces“ me to do a project whose seed was already planted in June 2017. Back then I bought a FruBlogren design, catalogued it and started looking for the right fabric.Continue reading “Frida and friends”
Oh, dear, some of the other participant in the Sew-Along have done already all the blocks. It is day 7 and I have finished design 6 of 12 plus those extras, that are to come.Continue reading “Sew-along Days 5 to 7 – prolonged deadline”
Aren’t weekends wonderful inventions? They give room and time for the inspriring things in life, that are not possible during the daily routine.Continue reading “Weekends”