Monday, September 27, 2010

I like Mondays :-)

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The furball has tried my basket on for size and I have been sewing along through the weekend!

I do have some finishes to show for it too :-)

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First the little Christmas wall hanging / bell pull - a merging of 2 patters from Northern Quilts.

P1060669The Busy Little Christmas Elves quilt is all done, with its new binding.

P1060671Details from the quilting - done by Merete - it is lovely :-)
This quilt my friend Bente and I have had as a BOM, starting January this year, and we are both done :-)
Visit Gail's blog to see Bente's quilt. Scroll down a little bit.

We have also decided on a new BOM - stay tuned :-)

P1060674 My family is invited to a double 50 year birthday celebration on Saturday in 2 weeks.
Here is the good start of 2 quilts, lacking border, which will be bought tomorrow.
Stripes maybe ?
The pattern is Disappearing 9-patch - a simple but nice pattern, with all the fabrics taken from my fabric collection so far :-)
I do have fabric suitable for backing, and binding too, so all I need to buy is the borders.

Conclusion on my challenge to myself:
Did I manage to finish 5 things ? Not exactly.
Do I feel I got a lot done ? Yes indeed :-)
Am I happy about the outcome ? Yes I am!

Hanne

16 comments:

LuAnn said...

I think you did great Hanne!!! The things you finished were not small ones, so I would call your weekend of sewing a succes! I love those stitcheries. I have fabric for a disappearing nine patch so maybe I will get busy on it now that I see yours.

May Britt said...

I love furball in the basket:) I know she is having a good sleep there. Love the projects in this post. You have really been busy this weekend.

9na said...

Guuuuri malla her var det mye fint på en gang!!!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

The Busy Elves quilt is adorable Hanne!

Quilts And Pieces said...

I love the little eleves quilt! It is wonderful! and the kitten in the basket is adorable!

Gail said...

love your elf quilt, it looks so nice, maybe I need to make one in this colour!!!

Vicki W said...

I love the Busy Little Elves quilt!

ria vogelzang said...

Lovely quilttops and your Christmasquilt is so great!
Enjoy the furball and your week!

siv hege said...

Very good, much better progress than in this sewingroom. Allthoug, I will manage a few finishes the next few days :)

Radka said...

I love both your Christmas projects, the quilt is very nice and so is the bell pull. I think I will have a look at the bell pull pattern myself:)

ranette said...

Wow you did accomplish lots! The elves quilt is very sweet and the colors are just right. I also really like the quilting. Cute bell pull and I haven't made the disappearing 9-patch yet, but I really like the tops you made and stripes will add interest.

John'aLee said...

Love that stitchery quilt!

Bjørg said...

Vakker julequilt, fargene og broderiene, helt nydelig!

Lori said...

OH my goodness! Such lovely quilts and stitchery!!
Your cat is hilarious!!

Susan said...

You have some lovely things finished there. A head start on the coming holiday season.

The basket fits furball perfectly.

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