Metamorphosis

Having read recently The Metamorphosis by Frank Kafka, I decided to do a little bit of transformation around the house too. The first step was to finally get my husband to hang the color wheel which has been sitting around…

Christ-mess

If you have been reading my blog you would be forgiven for thinking that I am, just like Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way; well, not in every way, but in the sewing way. That would be because I…

Meet my Kindle

    A few weeks ago I received a Paperwhite Kindle on the mail. It came in one of those amazon boxes (the ones with the smile printed on) but it didn’t say who it was from. It turns out,…

Fun summer skirt

Well, here it is: my first hibernation project, the sew serendipity skirt. I love many things about it: I managed to use up most of the fabrics I had left over from my daughter’s dress, the colors are cheerful and…

My color wheel

My color wheel is finally done and this one is mine to keep. 🙂 I am very happy of how the quilting lines came out. I sewed them with color thread in the bobbin and invisible smokey thread at the top,…

Preparing for hibernation

I don’t know if it’s the winter approaching but I seem to be very much preparing for a winter sewing hibernation. For some reason I have been stocking up on patterns, ideas, fabrics, threads, as if once the cold weather…

Train tracks

Inspired by my last experience with free motion quilting I decided to search for designs that didn’t have either flowers or leaves. I thought if there was something like train tracks it would be very fitting for my son’s placemat….