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Leiden, The Netherlands
If you want to contact me, do so by leaving a comment on my blog.
Interests: quilting, fabric, knitting, ceramics, felting, paper collage, cooking, reading, writing, cats, drawing, sewing
Recent Activity
It is a lovely beginning of the month: getting the email from the Sugar Block Club. I made the block almost straight away. It is called Presence. These are all my Sugar Blocks up to now. It's all looking very... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Thanks, Debbie! I hope so too!
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2014 on March finishes at Hopfaldera
Thank you, Fran!
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2014 on March finishes at Hopfaldera
This month I didn't set any official Lovely Year of Finishes goals. It was because I knew I wanted to finish some secret projects that I didn't want to reveal before they were finished and presented as gifts. It was... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Typepad HTML Email Thanks, Debbie. It’s fun to make these blocks as sweet as I can
Toggle Commented Mar 5, 2014 on March of the Sugar Blocks at Hopfaldera
Here is my sugar block for this month. It's called Explore. I kept it very sugary. Remember my first two blocks? Here they are, so it's a real march... Next month I think I'll add some light green, for April.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Hopfaldera
This was a big puzzle: quilt blocks of all sizes and different kinds of sashing. But I managed it all and finished my quilt top made from the blocks I collected in the first round of the Cocorico bee. Here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Recently I added another round to my round robin quilt. This is one of the blocks of a project we're doing with some members of Double Dutch, a group of quilters from The Netherlands. It's so much fun to see... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Thank you!!
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2014 on Sugar Block February at Hopfaldera
I have made my Sugar Block Club block for February. This month the name and theme is Mercy. I added yellow like I wanted to. And also a bit of sugar. Remember last month's block, Intention? Together they are sweet... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2014 at Hopfaldera
I'll keep you posted!!
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2014 on Plan for February - alyof at Hopfaldera
The blocks are so creative. It was a great bee!
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2014 on Plan for February - alyof at Hopfaldera
Thank you!
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2014 on Plan for February - alyof at Hopfaldera
February is a short month so I shouldn't pick a big project to finish this month. Or I should pick one that I should just start on without any procrastination. I'm picking the same one as last year February and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Hopfaldera
That is a great idea! Thank you!!
Toggle Commented Jan 26, 2014 on Waiting for Spring at Hopfaldera
Finally, finally, I have finally finished my Waiting for Spring Blockapalooza quilt. It started with blocks I made following a quiltalong in the winter of 2011 (really...). The block tutorial links can be found here on Flickr but I'm not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at Hopfaldera
After having left my Marcelle Medallion (an earlier post about this quilt) in a drawer for a couple of months, I took it out just before Christmas to work on border 7. This was the fun border with the plusses,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at Hopfaldera
This round in Bee Europa I asked my fellow bees to make flying geese blocks for me. I asked them to use the speed piecing method B (that coincidentally has no waist) on Quilter's Cache. You create four identical flying... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Before Christmas I joined the Sugar Block Club 2014. It's a block of the month club with patterns and dessert recipes by Amy Gibson. I joined because I wanted to have something fun, new and happy to keep me sewing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Typepad HTML Email Dankjewel! Jij ook een heel gelukkig 2014!
Toggle Commented Jan 3, 2014 on Plan for January - alyof at Hopfaldera
Making a plan for a finish each month with A Lovely Year of Finishes and then finishing it by the end of the month really worked for me last year, so I'm going to continue in 2014! what my project... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Hopfaldera
This is a round up of my finishes for A Lovely Year of Finishes. I didn't finish all the goals I set for myself but I did finish most, ten of them to be precise! links to January March April... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Toggle Commented Dec 19, 2013 on Penny Sampler finished!! at Hopfaldera
I just went block by block, section by section. It's so scary to start quilting, but so much fun once you start.
Toggle Commented Dec 18, 2013 on Penny Sampler finished!! at Hopfaldera
Thank you so much, Debbie!
Toggle Commented Dec 18, 2013 on Penny Sampler finished!! at Hopfaldera