lørdag 7. november 2009
Eight table mats are final finished. AnnAKa great Norwegian designer has designed both.
They are gifts and I don’t know who will get them; I have sewn them for my mom she will give them away. Hopefully some of hers friends will be happy with them.
søndag 11. oktober 2009
I have made eight table mats as well this week. Binding shall be sewn on by hand. After a few days at the cabin, it is back at work again tomorrow. One week are going so fast when all you want is to sew.
mandag 5. oktober 2009
Thanks to Cheryl for this lovely BOM, I have enjoyed every stitch.
torsdag 1. oktober 2009
søndag 27. september 2009
Finally the quilt is finish, and yesterday it was given to my parents in law and they loved it. I will do something else today, I will let the blocks I have to finish the quilt to myself rest in its box.
I have some nine patch blocks that I started with in May 2008. Scrap quilt are fun to do but they are taking time to do when you have to start with the entire cutting first. It’s time to do something with the blocks I have got finish.
It's autumn and summer flowers needed to be replaced.
lørdag 19. september 2009
tirsdag 15. september 2009
onsdag 2. september 2009
mandag 31. august 2009
I have cleared and change places on everything in my sewing room. I have thrown out three storage racks and a computer corner. I have moved a wardrobe from my kitchen in to the sewing room and installed some new shelves, and of course got a new smaller computer desk.
Lots of stuff in the shelves, I do like the idea I came up with to use curtains hanging from the roof.
The sewing machine is now located in front of the window
A dear little cupboard, for many years, I fit all my fabrics in this small cupboard.
A letter holder keeps track of my small rulers.
torsdag 13. august 2009
It is very quick and easy sewing, and variation possibilities are truly many.
I have seen the pattern on several Internet sites and on one of these pages is called the technique Disappearing 9 Patch and referred to the Magic Pillows, Hidden Quilt by Karin Hellaby.
A while ago I purchased two packets of material pre-cut 5 "squares. On purchase I got a pattern by Eleanor Burns, which also describes this technique as the pattern called Tossed Nine-Patch.
All the pattern I have seen use squares, none of them use rectangels.
I have published part of this in the Norwegian Quilt Association's magazine. And now the magazine is out and I can show you others too.
This week I have really been sewn much, it was not the plan that I would sew the same technique every day, but as it was.
This is the block used in the tabel mats, cut size are 3 1/2 inch x 4 1/2 inch, 4 flower, 4 light, and 1 pink. This is for the nine patch block.
Swap space on two of the blocks, at the top right with bottom left, or at the top left of the bottom left.
I have created a table that shows the size of the blocks, based on the size of the pieces in the nine patch block. download table
Tabel mats, I have sewn 6 of these. I have used two nine patch blocks in each table mats.
One possibility is that one can have the rectangles as protrett or landscape. On the table runner I used rectangles as landscape. I have used 3.5 nines patch in the table runner.
In this table mats that I have made 4 of, only one nine patch block in each table mats.
onsdag 12. august 2009
søndag 9. august 2009
Where are the lounge suites?
I painted the roof and the walls, DH lay new floor, and then we took a trip to Ikea (I look forward to Ikea will open a store in Krisitansand and we don’t have to drive 526 kilometer) and bought some new wardrobe. Then it was time to put them together. 400 screws later (to be honest it was 399 screws) the wardrobe was ready. We granted us a couple days at the cabin. Wednesday after we had moved all our stuff from the living room and inn to the new wardrobe it was time to relax. Sewing machine and some fabric was packed in the car and we went to our cabin.
My first finished project is four table mats, hexagons done by machine. I have made some others also but the bindings are not finished. I will post when they are done. I have also made a crib quilt top. I don’t have any batting with me. The agenda for next week are sewing and relaxing.
søndag 5. juli 2009
lørdag 20. juni 2009
Step one is done.
Step two is to make a cut and a turn. Then sew together and add to more stripes.
Quilt and put on binding and the table mats are done.