isn’t it lovely?

31 Oct

i FINALLY figured out how to quilt the quilt 🙂 cut out with acrylic templates (custom made here), sewn by machine with a 1/4″-foot.

 

it will be 4 squares bigger than this, originally i thought even bigger, but having spent a lot of time and fabric on testing techinques i’ve run out of the green fabric – and so has the fabric shop! i am very happy to have figured out how to machine piece this – this way it may get done sometime in the near future🙂

some intense googling has also given me the name of the pattern – flowering snowball.

and yes i did – last month i bought a new sewing machine! for some reason i just decided i needed one – after having used my mom’s husquarna machine since the 80ies.

since last time, i have also made 3 christmas ornaments from the book julekuler by the designers arne & carlos. the pattern calls for wool filling, but i put glass balls on the inside to give a better round shape, and gave’em a bit of rub with soap and hot water to tighten them up. very quick little project, but a bit fidgety with two colors, 5 needles and a glass ball…

4 Responses to “isn’t it lovely?”

  1. amylin October 31, 2010 at 3:56 pm #

    Så fine julekuler! Jeg har også sånne på planen. Flott lappeteppe også.

  2. tove November 1, 2010 at 9:34 pm #

    Fine kuler. Lurt med glasskuler inni. Har strikket jeg også, men med ull inni. Ellers har du sydd mye fint.

  3. Amy Smart November 3, 2010 at 5:34 am #

    All is beautiful! I LOVE that quilt – and I am so impressed at how you did it. BEAUTIFUL!

    I love your ornaments too. They are so sweet!

  4. teshastrikk November 7, 2010 at 12:25 pm #

    Flotte julekuler! Mye annet flott også, forresten… Babyteppet med hjerter, for eksempel!

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