Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Making Christmas Gifts..

I got my self a new book this atumn, a book filled with childrens favorite figures from Childrens TV. As kind (or stupid) as I 'm I asked Emma and Peder who they want me to make...and both wanted Rodde... No problem I belive... But as you can see there was A LOT of pices...about 60 on each.... Ok If I have said A I have to say B and just knit on....and on...and on..
Then after days of knitting small items, it was time to put it together. So I started to sew ,and sew,and sew... And my two Roddes started to look like monkeys ....quite qute guys I think....but there still was a lot of work...so now I had to start with all the blue items...a lot of them,but I had forgot some ,so more knitting..
But to nigth I'm done ! I have to almost look a like Roddes waiting for Christmas evening so the can start playing with Emma and Peder ... Ups...please don't tell them ... They are a surprice... 
To nigth I have been feeling great and relax a little....but I have one little guy who must get a new friend for Christmas too....( Wispering...Fillip will get Flode... Show you when he are done...)
Untill then I hope you all enjoy making a spesial Christmas gift to some one ....
Hugs <3

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A visit of Santa...

I have been on my pre-Christmas trip to France and my brother,and this was on of a lot of mail who was waiting at home... My SSCS gift... From Julie this year.
Look what I got in my Ornament gift. Wow. Thank you Julie,I will be clever and wait untill Christmas with the big gift.....but can I open it at Christmas evening please ? As we do here in Norway...
Going to France I got a beautifull view ower Nice and the mediterranean. Not the best photo,but hope you can use your imagination and see the beauty.
Staying in Grasse we manage to go to an old town in the montain named Mons visiting a Christmas marked. And see what I found...quilting ladies :-) and Tilda items! Tilda are realy big in France,more from there than here in Norway. 
I buy thes cute little Christmas item from the ladies. A cute idea....hmmm...:-)
Coming home from France I stayd some days in Oslo...belive it or not,but I have a big pice of my heart there <3 While staying there Tonje and I went to a kind of a Christmas marked named Jule Expo in Lillestrøm to meet some of our friends. Luckey for all of us we manage to get a workshop with Andre Wallenborg.He are a great designer of bags,and he learned us how to make tassels. So now I got my own designer tassel :-) 
Here are my verry first Tassel... Proud.... Yes ;-)
There was a lot of shoops at Jule Expo,quilt shoops too. It is so fun to meet the shoop ovners and have a little chat. And yes I got some new patterns and fabrics...
The patterns are not on the photo,but fabrics from here and France. The pile of wool and the blue pile are from France. The blue pile are from Born to Quilt...a frence designer and shoop ovner. The treee little hens are from Mons...

Now I have to get back to my secred for Christmas work...
See you closer to Christmas. 
Hugs :-)

Friday, November 07, 2014

Lazy days...


There has been some lazy days on the sewing front,but busy, happy days in the family front. 
But I have manage to do something to show...and some secred work,not to show yet.
The two little tablerunners are mine,but may bee they can be christmas gift for some ..
Almost lookalike tablerunners ...these have gone out of my home..  As birthdays gifts...
Last time I showed a little box from a class with Bente Malm,the little box are so fun to make,so  had to make me one more..
At the end I have to show this quilt...made just for me...mine- mine- all mine...
It took a lot of thinking and a lot of work to make it, I spent a lot of time looking at astrology and my horoscope ,so every star says something abut me... 
So if you know something about astrology it will tell you something ..

About the secred sewing.....I'm a part of SSCS 2014 ...and my gifts are almost done and will go in the mail next week.... 

Have a great weekend,I have some symbolic stitching to do...
More secrets... :-))

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Fall almost winter...


Yesterday was a beautifull day , Indiansummer,but to day it is raining,and I'm happy staying at home sewing a little.I think alle the great summerdays are gone for this year,may bee there will be snow next week. So I have to find all my wither clothes....
Even the trees by the shops here are dressed up for the cold days to come....
I have not been so clever with quilting and sewing lately,there are a cute little guy who need some winter items...
But I have mange to do a little sewing,the first of my little Anni Downs "must do" items. I'm realy slow stitching on more.... So during winter I hope to make more...
I have prepared for cold evenings with many meters of bindings.. Infackt some are gone away...Nemo took some of them,so sewing down binding are up to her.. Only (?) one tablerunner and 3 big quilts are waiting for me.... 
This weekend I'm, as told, staying indoors... I'm working on a onlineclass with Bente Malm.she are a Norwegian quilting teatcher and patternwriter. I love to sit at home with my coffe and radio working on small sewing items. I manage to finish this cute little box yesterday,all sew by hand. Not my best work,but I like it. I will make me more of this...

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Hot summer this year..

There has been a hot,great summer,so I have not been able to do big quilts,but some small items and some not to show yet items are done. 
I have fell in love with some,for me,new magazines. This Key Fobs are made by a kit following Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine.Lot of new ways of making items with old blocks and brigth collors. Long time since I got a new magazine and startet to sew from it at once.
And these small tablerunners are from Quilt Now magazine.Another fresh new thinking magazine,I hope I can get it here in Norway. I got the first issue in Birmingham,and would love to see more...
Here are one little secred babyquilt I have done during winter and spring... It is made for a special little boy...
The baby quilt are mase for the boy with these cute little feet... 
Yes,I have been grandmother once again <3 
Emma has been the big sister for Fillip,born june 21.
Luckey me they stayd almost all of july, Peder and his parents came for a hole week to. 
I love having them all in my house,or staying with them in Oslo. 
Hope to have more to show next time....or maybe some photos from Birmingham....
Have fun and happy September...
Hugs :-)

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Summer work....

This summer has been a lazy sewing summer,hot,lot of visitors and a lot of things happen,but I have been playing a little with Magda and Grethchen..
We have been making pillows..
A great,fun way to test pattern and pratice quilting on Gretchen..
Some of the pillows end up in the livingroom.....and some lives a little more hidden life in my sewing area...  
In fackt I have done a lot more sewing but those items are not ready to show yet,so next time I hope to show more. 
Hugs :-)




Sunday, June 01, 2014

Part 3 ... The end of a busy weekend

This morning I startet to put the star together and adding the white fabric. With no pattern it had to be some try and add some more....
As you can see from my feet,it was a great hot day today...��

Magda was a great help holding everyting on the table when I add the batting and back... 
After this Magda went for a rest ,while Gretchen was ready to do some work. She did a great job too. 
I love to play with these two girls...;-)
So after Magda did the last work,the binding,I manage to have me a new quilt made in one weekend. 
Thank you Donna for hosting this fun. Busy days,but so fun. 
Now I have about 8 meter of bindings to handsew .