Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Soon Autumn...

Summer are almost gone into fall, and Emma are no longer a baby. She has got her first two teeth and sit in her baby carriage....Nemo has mad her the great strawberry cap.

I have done a lot of stitchery this month, but only manage to finish two .... The sweet little bag from Stitchery of the month club.It is a Natalie Ross design, Big enought to carry a cup and a cupcake. Just what I need for the quilt meetings...
And I have at last done the first of four of AnnAKa's Hekser (witches) This one says "Natur opplevelser" (Natures adventure) So I manage to do two items this month also...Great for the chalenge.
This summer I got all these thimbles from great friends , who has been traveling around. Thank you all , it is soo fun to get new thimbles. The one with the bird are the first one I got from Emma- Wonder if she will be traveling a lot in future...
Last week ,when I saw a lot of my quilting friends, I got this beauti from Maihaugen. Thanks a lot Inger. ;-)
I even got a great pressent from Irene..Some wood pearls, a exciting fabrics and a treasure-chest. I must find somthing special to hide in it... LOL
I got a great visit last week,a lot of my quilting friends.We all had a great time , stitching and talking and I got a lot of Q- vitamins.It is so fun to meet them again again after a long summer. It was Emmas first quilt meeting--- wonder if she will be a quilter. No hurry , time will show. ;-)
Jacob and Cyan are still messing around.... They give us a lot of fun, and some headache.Jacob somthimes get mad and cryes out loud and Cyan runs like a mad in the living room.But most of the time they are great friends. I can't tell who are the boss... it depends ... Here are Jacob trying to get Cyan down from the roof of his birdcage. They had a discussion about the sunflowerseed earlier. Yes Cyan eat them... ;-)
I wonder if Cyan has got to mutch Q-vitamins... She fell a sleep in all my projects....Hm I got a lot more to complete...And to day I manage to get me even more to do. I have spend a lot of this day in QuiltegÄrden....I will show you next time.. Untill then - Have some grat days.

Sunday, August 09, 2009

A lot in progress....

This last weeks I have been working on all these free BOM . I have collect them, but just left them on my desk. Now they are almost done! I decide to made one block each day,and I almost manage to do that.. It will be fun to see how the quilts are going to look like...It will be fun to put them together....
I got me more to do, remember this pattern and the Cosmo floss? I have to try the floss but I need more floss so I ordred it from Crabappel Hill. Now I just have to start to stitch the pillow..When ever I got time with all my projects.....
I collect floss this days.. When I was in Oslo I went to Katrines quiltestue and got all the new DMC floss.It looks like candy. I need some of them in The Gingham Girls quilt, and because I cant get it here I just got to have them all... ;-) I didn't buy mutch more, just some fabrics to stitch on and a lovelt red frabric , it almost jumped into my bag with the pattern...The pattern are from Stitch Studios, new for me, but it will be a great Tote - some day ;-) I meet some friends from Elverum in the shop. ( It was soo fun to run into you girls- Hope you had a great day and got a lot of lovely buyings.. Hope to see you again soon - Hugs)
I also had to make a quick stop at Panduro . I got some sweet fabrics and the Butterflie box there... Luckey me ;-)
I have got a lot of presents this summer... Nemo and her boy friend has been at Iceland for their hollydays... They had a great time and look what I got.. great thimbles and Quilters Home... I love that magasine but it seems hard to get here in Norway. I use to get it at Narvesen in Oslo, but not any more... wonder why... HM
My thimble collection has grown a lot , these I got in a second-hand fair here in Trysil. I also got this old pincushion with room for thread.I have to fix it so I can use it when I do Needle turn, the pincushion are filles with sawdust. Not easy to put pin in...
I have got a lot more thimbles from great friends- but I have to show them next time...
I have not been working on my Polka Dot Girl quilt tis summer. It was one of my goal, to get it all done-I realy need a restart on it. But I got myself a great Polka Dot girl... ;-)

Have a great day...
Hugs.