Tag: fabrics

Old passions, new addictions

More than 10 years ago I got quite heavily into sewing, especially into clothes. But I have to admit, copying a sewing pattern, transferring all the pieces onto the fabric, and all this cutting business before you ever sat down at the sewing maching really wasn’t for me. Granted, once you’ve had your pieces ready Read More

A Quilt – My very first one

Last weekend at our spinning group a lady brought a patchwork project and some supplies and gave a mini patchwork and quilting workshop. I stood on the sidelines and watched with interest. The whole thing look intriguing and easy enough and my curiosity was piqued. Could I do this? Sew lines straight enough to make Read More

Retro

Nächsten Samstag steht uns ein großes Ereignis ins Haus. Unsere Tochter wird getauft. Passend zum Ereignis hat meine Mutter bereits vor einiger Zeit meines und meiner Schwester altes Taufkleid aus der Mottenkiste geholt. Besonders apart sind der im typischen 70er-Jahre-Stil bestickte Polyester-Stoff des Kleides, wie im Detail zu sehen, und die Farbe. Weiß war damals Read More

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