Monthly sewing update September

This post is very unusual in a way because it talks about all the projects I am currently working on. Normally I make a selection of the most relevant ones because I have more than ten projects running at any given moment in time. However, now I am living in Kenya I have limited access…

The magic reverse applique quilting trick

Have you ever looked at a pattern and be stumped of how to make it into fabric? Well, I’ve had that feeling multiple times during the Dear Jane quilt. But fear not! I have discovered a trick to work around it I’ll share with you all. You can make a lot of the tricky blocks…

Monthly sewing update July 2018

This month was so busy with non-sewing related stuff! For one thing, I moved back in with my parents (very cool, I know). Also, there were more Kenya preparations to be done.Β Still, I managed to work on quite some projects. Quilting, sewing and embroidery is the thing that calms me down and keeps me sane…

Portrait of a turtle mini quilt

Something fun and small this week. I’ve been too busy moving and preparing my fieldwork to sew much this week. Therefore I’m going to use the opportunity to show you some of my older projects. I will continue doing this when I am in Kenya because I will have limited supplies to sew there as…

A double wedding ring quilt for a doubly lovely couple

This week one of my best friends married! CONGRATULATIONS!!! The quilt above is my wedding present. I wanted to give them something special, to show how happy I am for them that they’ve found each other. So naturally, I referred back to quilting. This quilt symbolizes how their love for music binds them together. Although…