Archive for January, 2009

• Been tagged


I was tagged by Erna and the instruction is to take the 4th picture of the 4th folder on your computer, and show that one on your site. And tag four other bloggers. This picture is part of a series of pictures I took just after my new camera had arrived (a bit of the […]

4 Comments January 28th, 2009

• Another felt workshop


My best friend said, what you had for your birthday, I want that too! So yesterday 9 girls together became crafty and creative. So fun to see how everyone shows their her own character in their creations. And this is one of the things I made for her birthday, I used the pattern of Jona […]

5 Comments January 26th, 2009

• Kaffe Fassett workshop in Leeuwarden


Last Saturday I spent a day in Leeuwarden for a quilting workshop by Kaffe Fassett. The workshop room was in the beautiful Oranje zaal in the Olde Stadhuis. The room was filled with more then 20 women anxious to learn from the ‘Color Guru’. I was one of few who tried to design a quilt […]

No Comments January 26th, 2009

• Vintage craft magazines and buttons


Last year I started to spread around that I love old sewing supplies, like buttons, fabrics and bands, and old craft magazines. And this week it was treasure week! My aunt has a friend who gave me her old magazines, and a friend of my mother cleaned up her mothers place and found a bucket […]

6 Comments January 21st, 2009

• Swap with An


This week I had a swap with An from vAN alles en nog wat … We agreed on a red themed swap. I was very pleased with the notebook cover I made for An, it was difficult to part with it… The bag was something new I tried, and now I want to make more! […]

9 Comments January 17th, 2009



Pfew, I finished quite a lot projects last weekend and today. It was hard work, but I love the results. Only… I can’t show them yet, they are all presents, for a birthday, swap and a thank you. What I can show you, is the work in progress on my crocheted Amigurumi cottage. I found […]

3 Comments January 14th, 2009

• Fimo toadstools


Last night I created these fimo toadstools. I want to use them as embellishments on my zippered pouches and felt covered notebooks. One thing I learned for the next time… put in the sate stick from top to bottom instead of from bottom to top, to loose the frayed edges that are now showing on […]

10 Comments January 11th, 2009

• iPod covers


A colleague asked me if I could make her a cover for her new iPod. When I started designing one for her, the ideas for other versions just popped up like mushrooms. I worked out four of those ideas so she could choose, and if it was meant to be, she chose the one I initially designed for her. […]

12 Comments January 7th, 2009

• All the best for 2009


I want to thank everyone who has come to visit me in blogland last year. And I want to thank those who left such sweet and inspiring comments. This all gives me confidence to continue keeping my blog and be creative in the new year 2009. To start the new year blank, I found some […]

3 Comments January 4th, 2009