Freitag, 31. Dezember 2010

i am half way through

i am half way through with my greatgrandmothers handbag quilt,it is 2 meter long and nearly one meter wide and i love to sew this tumblers in english paper piecing.



Donnerstag, 23. Dezember 2010

die socken sind fertig!

so jetzt hab ich 9 paar socken fertig gestrickt,gr.44 und 45, macht mir auch sehr viel spaß,aber jetzt muß ich erstmal wieder was nähen! schöne weihnachten euch allen und ein gutes neues jahr,susi

now i have knitted 9 pairs of socks for men with "very big" feet,and it is time for sewing again,merry chrismas and a very good year 2011 for you all,susi

Mittwoch, 15. Dezember 2010

a new project and a wonderful icecold candlelight in our garden

a new project with blooming stars,and our big candlelight in the garden,looks very pretty in the evening,merry chrismas to you all and a happy new year,susi

ein neues handnähprojekt,fängt im januar an,jetzt muß ich erstmal 8 paar strümpfe in gr.45 stricken und unsere kerze im "glas"im garten wollte ich euch zeigen,es ist ein hohler eisklotz aus unserer regentonne,sieht sehr schön aus wenn es dämmert und dann im dunkeln,schöne weihnachten und ein gutes neues jahr euch allen,susi

Mittwoch, 1. Dezember 2010

the handquilting is finished

i made the last stitches yesterday evening,the quilt measures 2,20x2,20m
have a nice week,you all,susi

Freitag, 26. November 2010

Sonntag, 14. November 2010

my greatgrandmothers handbag

i began this tumbler quilt pattern a few days ago,and this morning i saw my greatgrandmothers old handbag,wich hangs on a hook in my sewing room,so this will be dedicated to my greatgrandmother with love and so wonderful memories ,have a nice sunday,all of you,susi

vor ein paar tagen habe ich angefangen diesen tumbler quilt zu nähen und heute morgen sah ich die alte tasche meiner urgroßmutter,die an einem haken in meinem nähzimmer hängt,so werde ich diesen quilt meiner urgroßmutter widmen,mit liebe und so schönen erinnerungen,schönen sonntag euch allen,susi

Montag, 8. November 2010

my top is ready for quilting

my top became ready to quilt today,and it is cold wheather here,so it will be very cosy to quilt it,have a nice week you all,susi

Dienstag, 26. Oktober 2010

a finish

my hexagon-rosettes quilt is finished,makes me really glad,i could not sew so much ,because our fourth grandchild was born on the fourteenth of october,it is a very beautiful little girl,have a nice day, susi

Donnerstag, 7. Oktober 2010

a little progress with my new pattern

the top is growing,it is just fun to sew it in the evenings in front of the tv,have a nice weekend all of you,susi

Montag, 4. Oktober 2010

the backside

some of you wanted to have a look on the backside of my hexagon rosettes quilt. here it is:
i am satisfied with this, i don`t know now if i quilt the centers or not,we`ll see,a nice monday to you all,susi

Mittwoch, 29. September 2010

quilting with pearl cotton thread

the quilting of my hexagone rosettes quilt.i took pearl cotton thread nr.5 in red, have a nice day, susi

Samstag, 25. September 2010

a new pattern

i love one patch quilts, i made this template with EQ7 and it works very well,and i have something to sew by hand again,have a nice weekend ,susi

i made a pdf-file of this template,just email me,if you want it.

Mittwoch, 22. September 2010

the top is finally finished

my hexagon rosettes quilttop is finished and i am happy how it turned out. it will be handquilted,but that is my favourite work,and here it is cold and stormy wheather,autumn comes, so that will be cosy to do.

Donnerstag, 16. September 2010

please help lizzie to make a quilt by sending her some blocks you may not need anymore,you can read more about this on lizzies blog A House in the Country

Donnerstag, 2. September 2010

I am a little more than half way through with my hexagon-rosettes quilt,and it is fun to do,tomorrow begins a quiltshow here in sweden,and i will be there the whole weekend,it is quite big,you can look under " quiltköping" and find some photos from 2008,after the show there will be photos from 2010 too,it is really a paradise for quilters in the north of europe.

Freitag, 20. August 2010

aunt clara is ready for the show

my dear aunt claras quilt is finished!! and i really like her.i needed 6 rolls of pearl cotton thread nr. 8 for the quilting,and that is not so much,i think.she got a black satin binding. i have sent 207 pdf-files from aunt claras quilt until today.

Mittwoch, 18. August 2010

some more hexagon-rosettes,looks like a bunch of 65 panncakes,but i need a few more.

Mittwoch, 4. August 2010

nothing against something new

there is nothing to say against something new to sew,well, i think. and while i am quilting aunt claras quilt,wich will take a while...,i found this project,and i have quite a lot old swedish curtain fabrics that fit perfect for those hexagon rosettes,i need to sew 8 more of them,and then creme white hexies between all of them, so there is a lot to do ...

Samstag, 24. Juli 2010

"quitching" of aunt clara

this is my progress of "quitching" aunt claras quilt the last two days,i am really satisfied with this result and it is much fun to do it,happy stitching to you all,susi

ps: i have sent now 177 pdf-files of this quilt so far!

Mittwoch, 21. Juli 2010

aunt clara quilting

dear friends,i thought to do the quilting like this,looks nearly like a crazy quilt.i will use pearlcotton thread number 8 in multicoloured yellow.

ich werde ihn mit perlgarn nr.8 in multicolor gelb quilten,was meint ihr?

Dienstag, 20. Juli 2010

aunt claras quilt top is finished

my dear friends,since this afternoon is aunt claras quilt top finished,i wonder how to quilt it now,or maybe some embroidery only around the squares in the middle of the hexagons? batting or not?i have still the pdf-file,if someone wants it just e-mail me.until now i have sent 149 mails!

aunt claras quilt top ist fertig!die frage ist nun, wie quilte ich oder doch etwas besticken?na ,mal sehen.

Dienstag, 6. Juli 2010

aunt claras border

i began on two sides with the border on aunt claras quilt, the original quilt has no border , and i am not quite sure if mine should have it,but i like this windham fabric so much, it reminds me so much of my so beloved greatgrandmother,she wore clothes of such fabric,what do you think?

Sonntag, 4. Juli 2010

aunt clara in the garden

heres my aunt clara lying in the garden,and a detail picture for irena,thanks so much! four rows left until she is square. by the way, i have sent now 116 pdf-files of the templates worldwide,thats amazing,i think.if someone is interested in the pdf-file i made,please send me an e-mail.
wenn noch wer das pdf möchte,bitte mir eine email schicken!

row 8 is finished,but there is still a row 9 to sew.i made my templates for this quilt a bit smaller,because i wanted to use my 5" scraps for the diamonds,si if i want this quilt as big as the original i have to sew at least one more row,maybe two,have a nice sunday all you out there,susi

Samstag, 26. Juni 2010

aunt clara is growing

dear friends,aunt clara is growing while we are looking at the football matches in south africa,i think i will make the quilt 2,10x2,10 meters square,and then i am thinking about the border,
have a nice weekend with football or not,susi

by the way,i have sent 72 pdf files until today,i think that is pretty much!!

Freitag, 18. Juni 2010

row number seven is finally done

dear friends outthere,number seven is done but there are 3 or 4 more rows to sew and of course they become bigger and bigger,but...

Donnerstag, 17. Juni 2010

look what i bought a few days ago

i found it on ebay,and it was in my mail a few days ago.isn`t it cute.seems to be really old,look at the two pincushions.i love old sewing supplies so much,and sometimes i cannot resist to buy such things.

Donnerstag, 10. Juni 2010

seventh round half way through,and a picture for maria

the seventh round is half way through,seventeen stars left,puuh,and the detail picture of aunt claras quilt is for maria,who send me some scraps,one was this with a bottle of wine,that fit just perfect,thank you so much.
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