Archive for the 'Quilting' Category


• Strawberry and cream quilt – WIP

strawberry-and-cream-quilt-esprit-de-famille

I started this quilt back in 2008. The pictures below are from September that year. A year later I finished the top by sewing all the blocks together. And today I finally made a decision on the backing, and finished the simple quilting. For the linen fabric backing I was inspired  by the French book […]

5 Comments July 3rd, 2010


• The summer mini quilt swap #3

Summertime-quilt-finished

I have finished and send my summertime quilt, I hope so my swap partner will love it. I’m so pleased with the final result with the crocheted border and the name tag at the back. I’m still not sure about the crocheted flower I added. but hey it was the first time I made my […]

10 Comments August 26th, 2009


• The summer mini quilt swap #2

wip-summer-mini-quilt

I think it’s so funny to see, that when you put yourself to a challenge, you are able to do things you never thought you could. Just making my own design and see how it’s coming to life…. I had never thought I could do that. And now I just hope that my secret* swap […]

6 Comments July 26th, 2009


• The summer mini quilt swap

on-my-desk

I thought I needed a challenge to try something new, so I submitted to the  In the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. My partner’s favourite colour is blue so that was something to start from with my design. I want to try a scrappy quilt with a panel where I can add a summer […]

3 Comments July 12th, 2009


• Kaffe Fassett workshop in Leeuwarden

kaffe-fassett-workshop

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