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Are you sometimes inspired by the fabric??? Do you buy fabric because you love it and have to find a project to use it in? Well as a shop owner I have these feelings most of the times we receive new fabrics … but obviously have to make a choice which one I  will sew with,

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Embroidery finished

Last year at Open Studio I was working on two machine and hand embroidered projects. Ever since that summer life has been very busy but also very quiet and a bit lazy or let’s call it restful 🙂  As the Open Studio is approaching again I thought I better finish them in case people are going to ask about them.

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Quilt in a day

I just love days like this … this Sunday after breakfast I put Balthazar back to bed, Jasmine saw kids playing outside, so she disappeared with a quilt and some toys to have a picnic  with her friends. Olivier left to enjoy an hour on his bike and I had an empty house.

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Quick Easter Project

black and white hens easter panel

We have received several new fabrics in last few days and quite a few with Easter theme. One of them is panel with a lovely hens, all black and white with a touch of red which is such a good companion for B/W. I was just in the middle of quilting a quilt for Vectis Quilter’s raffle this year and so I thought I’ll just quickly quilt few hens as well.

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My first giveaway!!

I have been busy with a lot of paperwork lately, but while working on the computer I did have a look at Pintrest and found this lovely drawing of a tree. The moment I saw it I had green fabric in front of my eyes and gold thread in the machine!!

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Sister’s quilt … piecing finished

Yes, it’s true, the piecing is finished on the quilt for my sister … it’s been busy evenings, as that is more or less the only time I have to work on it, but my mum did helped a lot as well.

There was a bit of decision making in the process about the order of strips in the border …

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Quilt for my sister … progress in pictures

We had our first retreat last week and I’ll tell you all about it in a couple of days, but every evening when I came back I was sewing and making progress on my sisters quilt.

IMG_0736We made a good progress on the blocks, actually by now there is only 15 small blocks missing ….

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Quilt for my sister

My sister visited me last year for the first time and finally saw all the quilts I have made in real. Her husband and her loved them and wanted to commission me to make some. I said I would love to make a quilt for her, I don’t want any money,

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Bathrobe for Jasmine

I haven’t been very blog active lately, mostly because I have my mum over and I’m trying to spend some time with her. So all the hours on the computer I have spend recently were mostly replying to the emails and doing lots of instructions writing and website re-building etc.

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Mosaic workshop

I have treated myself with a workshop with Vectis Quilters. The special tutor was Barbara Weeks, who makes wonderful felt pieces and also teaches fabric mosaic – and that was the workshop. I always wanted to make a mosaic piece, so when I saw this workshop coming up,

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