Monthly Archives: April 2013

Shirt quilt and the day-glo cushion

The Day-glo ‘convergence’ is now a cushion, totally over the top and vibrant. But it is slowly growing on me… I had enough zany day-glo home dyed fabric to make binding, and I quilted the front in green stippling so … Continue reading

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Heaven for a weekend

The rain is pouring down on the French mountains, but we are warm and busy inside our quilting retreat haven. We played with colours this morning, and wearing fun aprons (recognise them?) we just made, the Mountain Witches brewed up … Continue reading

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More squares. What else?

A quick finish for the little birthday boy, made in soft flannel. One of my father’s shirts made it into it too for memory’s sake. I love the effect of the flannel, but I’m not very happy with this quilt: … Continue reading

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Random happy colours

Today was a day for celebrating a birthday, with six little ones wearing little homemade aprons made of waxed cotton (designed for making no-sew tablecloths) that looks like patchwork, but of course aren’t. We decorated — and ate! — fresh … Continue reading

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Patchworky birthday aprons

A certain very small person is going to be 4 around here, so four small people will be coming to tea. Rather daringly, I am going to try to make homemade “Nutella” with them. I found the perfect patchworky waxed … Continue reading

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Le Challenge

Le Challenge asks for geometrics — and because I always knew my Challenge would be quilting, it was always going to be pretty easy to say this was très très géométrique. Most quilting usually is. So it had to be … Continue reading

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Finished on a Friday

Fuelled by a deadline, Miss E and I had a very productive evening together finishing piecing the top for my friend, and making the back using green map fabric and a green bottom sheet from the usual Swedish big store. … Continue reading

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