Monthly Archives: August 2013

Back to (stitching) school

Back to school day in Geneva today. We found this sweet little arrangement near the fireplace a couple of days ago. So fitting. Please note the Eiffel Tower on the bottom right, apparently missing. Now where did that little tiny … Continue reading

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Transport of delight

True love is… when your lovely other half doesn’t even bat an eyelid when you say that you have just picked up a large sewing box in the flea market, stored it in your office, “and would you mind terribly … Continue reading

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Little boxes, little boxes all the same

A nice chat in the sun with a colleague, a little walk around the city’s “Marché aux Puces” and a(nother) sewing box, on legs this time, that caught me eye. Mine for 20.- Swiss francs. Made by Singer, apparently. All … Continue reading

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One hundredth post!

Can I really have had something to say 100 times on this blog? Apparently. Heavens. Certainly it might be interesting to look back at what I have made, and learnt, even if I scrolling backwards isn’t terribly easy or convenient … Continue reading

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The bears came over (and down) the mountain

We came back down from our Swiss mountain yesterday, after a couple of weeks of rustic life in our little chalet. We are so lucky to have a small, but simply perfect, little wooden chalet up in the Jura. The … Continue reading

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Babies on the mind

No, no, not more babies for us! Two is just perfect. Instead, I have baby quilts on the mind as two dear friends officially became parents yesterday, one of whom is Mr A’s godfather-at-a-distance. I made Christopher and Luke a … Continue reading

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Hexies hexed

Yipee, I got as far as making my hexies back into a giant hexie shape! But this doesn’t really look big enough for a medallion middle in a pieced quilt. So I suppose I will now put several rounds around … Continue reading

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