Thursday, February 16, 2017

Updating…

 

 

Top finished,

quilting done,

binding done!

And it was all done last year,

sigh….

Where is the time going?…

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This is my “Palette” Quilt,

and,yes,

also from last year!…

Finished in October.

When I took this photo it was still without the binding, but the weather was just right for a picture!Winking smile

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A very practical cosmetic clutch

with magnetic snaps instead of zipper. The pattern is from “ByAnnie”.

But I’m not using it for cosmetic!

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Some knitting…

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A mini wallhanging from the book “Preshrunk Quilts”,

from the very talented Emily Cier, I love her work.

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Still pondering on how I want to quilt it,

machine or by hand?…

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While waiting for the right decision to come…

I started another project…

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Have a lovely and creative time!

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Memories

 

 

There are days I miss you

most of all…

It was your time to go,

but the pain that I have lost you

cannot be eased…

I hear your voice, your laughter

Your memories,

dear big sis,

will live in my heart

forever

 

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Friday, September 9, 2016

A nice week

 

The quilting is done,

I’m happy.

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Time to get the next one done…

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Have a lovely weekend!

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Monday, September 5, 2016

This one or that one?

 

I remeber when

I was a kid

that sometimes…

my eyes were bigger than my stomach….

Somehow,

the same applies to these UFOs.

Because these blocks were bigger

(and some rows were finished…)

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than these ones…..

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I finally finished sewing them first!

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Now it’s all set for quilting.

The recipient already saw it.

His smile made my day.

This kind of reward makes quilters happy!

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The pattern for this quilt is from Julie , Jaybird Quilts

http://www.jaybirdquilts.com/2012/10/lotus.html

I love her patterns!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

No sewing weather…

 

It’s been terribly hot, sticky, and all.

Some people love it, I belong to those who does not really enjoy it….(Unless I were at the beach….)

A bit cooler would be just fine, I would sleep better, my brain would work better….

Quilting in the morning, while it was not so hot,

I got both minis finished,

happy!

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Finally, the binding,

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I hear some UFOs calling me,

we’ll have a little talk.

 

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Warm and cool

 

I’ve got some patterns as presents and I’ve also bought some patterns for mini quilts, though I know that “mini” does not always mean you can get it done in a jiffy.

Here are some I’d like to make:

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And then I started!

Red, orange, and yellow pallet for the mini Firelight Lane.

Little tiny blocks, 2” X 2”,

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and growing,

row by row,

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The little top is sewn,

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Then….

I started another one,

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a paper piecing one,

pattern from quietplay.blogspot.com.au

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Yes, this one was not among my first choices!

But it just caught my eyes…

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Peacefully swimming,

in a blue sea.

And the next step,

definitely quilting both!

Have a lovely and creative week!

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Another tick off

 

 

The binding is sewn, it is washed, it smells fresh and it feels  cuddly, and the best of all, it’s FINISHED!! What a good feeling.

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This top was made a while ago, it’s a pattern called Diamond Double, CozyQuilt Designs, a nice one to sew. I used  the rest of some batik Jelly Roll  I had, and that is what I was a bit worried about. I always pre-wash my fabrics, but that’s not possible with strips. What about the dark blues and turquoise? Are these color-fast? To minimize riscs I used these tissues that absorb color, no idea how it works, but i works like magic!

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Have a lovely time sewing!

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