Tag: quilting

Quilting techniques 101: Foundation piecing

This article is not about make-up, but about quilting, because that is what I know.ย 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…

Monthly sewing update November 2018

This was a very big month: I turned 26, climbed a mountain, renewed my visa and had a pretty bad cold for a long time. But I am well again and ready to do even more amazing things in December.ย Also, I discovered that I’ve been having at least one daily visitor for more than 2…

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…

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…

Monthly sewing update: May 2018

Another monthย has passed and a lot of creativity has happened in that time! I’ve been very busy preparing fieldwork for my thesis for university, planning a wedding (not my own) and lots of other stuff. For my fieldwork, I plan to go to Kenya for four months in August. My research will be focused on…