The big quilt for lovely friend

So this is the big one. As already explained in the ‘A mini book quilt to calm one’s mind‘ post, this quilt is made together with a lovely sister friend of mine. It is going to be a two-person bed spread so I have decided to give this post its own menu. Also that is fitting…

A mini book quilt to calm one’s mind

My personal association with quilts is a very homely, soothing calmness with a sense of ‘everything is going to be alright’. Because one of my sisters is the kind of person who can use those things I made this mini-quilt for her in the hope to transfer those good feelings to her. This mini-quilt was…

V.F.D, a series of unfortunately events, shoes

Sadly these shoes died in the mountains of South-Africa a few years ago. They have been loved them for so long that they deserved this post. I am a huge fan of the books ‘a series of unfortunate events’ by Lemony Snicket. Therefore I also can not wait for the Netflix series because the teaser…

Cleoplatrus the hippopotamus

This was not an easy stuffed toy to make. It is made from an old pattern, which means that the explanation is very scarce and a lot of jargon is used of which they assume you know what it means. This is something I was discussing with a friend who also likes to sew. Old…