Tag: Dear Jane quilt

The Dear Jane quilt: feeling blue

I am not sad though, blue is just one of the background colours of the square quilt blocks of my Dear Jane quilt. I thought it would be fun to dedicate four Dear Jane posts to the four background colours I am using. This will give me the opportunity to write about the importance of…

Quilting techniques 101: Foundation piecing

This article is not about make-up, but about quilting, because that is what I know.Β In this post, I’ll tell you more about the foundation piecing technique with the help of blocks I finished from my Dear Jane sampler quilt you see on top. To read more about that project check this link: The Dear Jane…

It’s my birthday and wow what a year

As I said: it’s my birthday! In honour of that here is a post reflecting on my year, and especially on how far I’ve come as an artist. if a woman can’t brag about her achievements on her birthday, when can she right? And this was quite a year. I’ve fallen in love, got my…

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…

Monthly sewing update: June 2018

It’s the last month of June already! Gosh, time is going quick. My room is turning simultaneously chaotic and empty because I am preparing to move at the end of July. Isn’t that a strange thing: chaos and more space at the same time? This does mean that I have to pack up some of…