Free motion quilting

Free motion quilting

This placemat was an attempt to use some of the fabric scraps I had around the house. My daughter chose the ones she liked the most (pink is once more her favorite color as you can see). Then I thought…

Done at long last

Done at long last

Finally the cushion has been made. Once the flower and border were assembled I decided to quilt lines that go all the way from the circle to the border. They are more noticeable in the photo below. I could have…

Change of color

Change of color

Slowly working my way to building this multicolored flower pillowcase. There has been a slight change of plan: the background color is now going to be black, so the colors inside will pop out more. In case you are interested,…

Multicolored flower

Multicolored flower

So I have finally taken the first step towards real quilting. Not brave enough to sew a quilt I focused on how to sew a block first and see how it goes. This one is called the Dresden Block and…

Just in time for the Olympics

Just in time for the Olympics

Ladies and Gentlemen, I proudly present…. the UK computer bag. After weeks of planning and battling, the UK computer bag makes its appearance. I am very happy with how it turned out. There were some minor imperfections along the way,…

The trials and tribulations of a computer bag

The trials and tribulations of a computer bag

What was I thinking when I decided that it would be a good idea to create my own computer bag? It all seemed simple in my mind, but I should have learned already that nothing is simple in sewing-land. For…