Saturday, May 07, 2016

New quilt

It does not look interesting yet, but this is the background for a new quilt I started. For Voyage the theme this year is treasures. This does not look like a treasure yet, but that will come. Size will be 17"x24". Now it is time to start quilting it.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Stamps and stamping

This month I am talking about stamps and stamping on the Fire blog. Not using 'official' stamps, but stuff you can get from your supermarket, dollarstore, DIY shops or trash. Check out the link, 3 posts per week.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

A long walk home

For one of my online groups the theme was 'A long walk home'. I took me some time to find an idea fitting for this theme, but during one of those sleepless nights I found it. Remember MASH? In the centre of their camp they had a sign post with the names of cities which were important to them. This is my interpretation for this theme:

Background fabric is a drop cloth, all the other fabrics used are my own hand dyed ones.

Wednesday, April 06, 2016


It is still a bit chilly here (around 50 degrees F), but the blossom trees are in full spring glory:

Sunday, April 03, 2016


Thanks for the suggestions. For this one I will go with Dancing Circles. The other suggestion - Ripples - I will keep for another circle quilt. No doubt there will be many more in this series :-)

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Embroidered circles

And this is how the embroidery turned out:

To be honest, not an improvement. So while I was watching a movie, I ripped the embroidery stitches out. That means that the quilt is now completed. Only I have to find a title. I am not in favor of numbering my circle quilts, but I have to say, it is easier than coming up with titles :-). Any suggestions?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Katrien delayed my quilting, but finally I completed it. This is how my latest circle quilt looks like now:

I intend to do some more hand stitching on it, so that the brown circles stand out a bit more.