Monthly Archives: January 2012

More free motion

Another Friday afternoon of freemotion classes, and I ended up making this. What fun! I was pleased that I managed to work out tension issues to the extent that I could use cotton thread. Hurray! I tried appliqué, using fusible … Continue reading

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Branching out – and finally finishing an old ghost

Trying to clean out various boxes of material under my sewing table, I came across a small unfinished quilt top that I seriously didn’t like. So I felt good about spending part of an evening practising my new-learnt free motion … Continue reading

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Free motion class

In the quilting desert that Switzerland sometimes feels like, I finally found a class in free motion quilting, not so far away. This meant taking a bus, a train and a taxi off to Nyon, and coming back again afterwards … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Back to work today, but with a new spring in my step from having a near-clear sewing table with a nice project on it for the evening. Ironing, ironing awaits, but it’s shaping up slowly. I took inspiration from this … Continue reading

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Progress in green

Grinning from ear to ear to have had two days in a row with time to sew in the daytime — i.e. not as usual after 8pm when the little ones are asleep. Joy. I’ve made some good progress on … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012

What a nice relief it is to see a new year roll in! The end of the last one was rather dismal, and Christmas was initially cancelled as 75% of the family lay in bed with a nasty flu. It … Continue reading

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