When we were reading our Sunday evening fairy tale my daughter asked what „and they lived happily ever after“ meant. A very difficult question! What is happiness? Continue reading “A good day”
Yesterday was Black Friday, when in America are big sales (usually not in Germany). And indeed also many of the American embroidery designers had good offers. At Julias Needle Designs for example Continue reading “Black Friday”
After finally finsishing the ballet quilt, the magnets in my daughters bedroom are free again. Immediately we used them to Continue reading “Autumn ballerinas decorating the wall”
On Sunday my daughter had her little needle accident at the end of our patwork quilt workshop. The fright was great but meanwhile we are over it. The damage at her nail is hardly visible any more, just a little red dot as if she had painted it accidentally with an edding marker. But at the knuckle the accident is still visible as the puncture of the narcotic injection made a big black bruis which now is rather greenish. Puh, everythink worked out well.
Today my daughter received Continue reading “Un unexpected letter”
In spring I did some test stitching for Indiviudal Pieces. I liked the esoteric themed designs so much that I decided to do a wall hanging for our sleeping room which I wanted to finish during the latest quilt workshop. But I Continue reading “Workshop Day 3: Esoteric wall hanging”
In preparation for the November Quilt Workshop last year I had planned a christmas wall hanging with more designs than I could realize. But I liked all of them so much, that I did one last year with half of the designs and a second one with the others. And I Continue reading “Workshop Day 3: christmas wall hanging no. 2”
After the fright from yesterday is over, I now can show and tell you about the very good sewing result from my daughter.
When my daughter chose her 6 or 7 fabric for her quilt half a year ago to my surprise she wanted to have pink colours together with white and turquoise. I was surprised as she prefers blue to pink so far. But I liked her harmonic choice of fabrics and colours but why did she want to have solid coloured fabric to her pretty patterned ones? Continue reading “Workshop Day 3: ballet quilt”
For today was planned that I introduced the quilts that my daugther and I finished today. Well, they actually are done but as life is something else happened that occupies our thoughts at them moment so that I will write about that instead. But this is only for people with strong nerves. If you cannot see blood, do NOT read on. Continue reading “Workhop Day 3: An unexpected ending”
My childeren loved my africa wall hanging and my first christmas wall hanging so much, that they wanted to sew their own quilts. So they joined me at the workshop in March. But the time only allowed cutting the fabric and piecing part of the front. Now during the November workshop they want to finish their quilt. Today Continue reading “Workshop Day 2: pirates’ quilt”
Finally the long awaited first day of our workshop has arrived. With 3 bags and my sewing machine my daughter and I went to the course. Now three hours later we are quite exausted, and I am a little disappointed. Again I have Continue reading “Workshop Day 1: Crazy Patchwork”