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Muriël
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
With the Comfort Circle of the do.Good Stitches bee (the charity bee I'm in) we had a Xmas swap. We each handmade a decoration for one of the other bee members. It was a fun swap! This is what I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Hopfaldera
Hey, I said I was not going to a start new project before I had some things crossed of the WIP list, but I did anyway, haha. In my defense I had finished two of the three projects on my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Hopfaldera
This is awesome! Thank you!!
Toggle Commented Dec 4, 2014 on This New Wickedness at all buttoned up.
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Yay, I have a finish! My Indian Blanket from the Angled class (an online class from Rachel of Stitched in Color) is all done now. Here is a photo of my fabric choices for this quilt. I used several solids,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Hopfaldera
I'd like to talk about some recent bee blocks I made. I designed and made this carrot for Melinda in the Cocorico bee. Her theme was Farmer's Market. I felt the carrot shouldn't be too dainty, because carrots just aren't.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Listen is the name of this month's Sugar Block. Here's my version: After this block there is only one more to go this year. I plan on finishing these blocks as a quilt after Christmas, no rushing. I'm thinking about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Hopfaldera
There are a few project I want to finish before I start something new. I'm going to make a list here, so it's easier to keep track. I want to finish: my Indian Blanket; This is a triangle quilt I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Peace is the name of this month's pattern in the Sugar Block Club. That wasn't easy, to be peaceful after I first made the block. I made it following the pattern but it didn't come out as it should have.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Hopfaldera
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In October I will be the quilter for the Comfort Circle of do.Good Stitches (a charity bee). That means I can also design the quilt or make the plan for it. This is the plan for my fellow bee members:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Here's my Sugar Block Club block for September. The block is called Encourage. The block pattern was quite easy so it was a great one for right after the summer. Somehow it reminds me of spring (maybe it's the birds... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Hopfaldera
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Summer is over, or at least the summer vacation is. We had lovely times in Friesland (northern province of the Netherlands) and France. But now it's time to get back into the blogging game. I'm starting with a post on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Hopfaldera
This month's sugar block is called Bold. I think the name fits the pattern very well. But I did manage to make it candylike if not sweet and sugary. That was it! Proceed with your summer activities! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Thank you!!
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2014 on Little quilts at Hopfaldera
It IS exciting! Well have to wait a while so there is plenty of time to make all kinds of decorating plans, fun!
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2014 on Little quilts at Hopfaldera
This week I had two finishes. Both are quite small. They are mini quilts, or little quilts, meant to go on a wall. Above is my mini quilt that resulted from the Pack Patch Mini QAL led by Chase. It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Here are some quilt blocks I made recently from tutorials that can be found on the world wide web. I thought I'd show you my versions and give you links to the tutorials, so you can make them too. Grandmother's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Typepad HTML Email Het wordt morgen heeeel spannend!
Toggle Commented Jul 8, 2014 on Sweet July Sugar Block at Hopfaldera
I had fun putting some summer sweetness into this month's sugar block. It's called Serve. I put in some orange. To match my February block a bit (in this post I talked about that one not matching the others), and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Hopfaldera
The block is starting to grow on me too. In a scrappy quilt kind of way!
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2014 on Put some sugar in June at Hopfaldera
Here is my sugar block for June. It is called Teach and I made it extra sweet again. Here are all my blocks so far. When I put all the blocks together I feel I need to change the February... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Hopfaldera
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We started another round of the Cocorico bee, and the first month (two months really) was for Erin. Her theme was Sewing Machines. I chose to make a block portraying my own modern Janome machine. I started by taking a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Hopfaldera
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I finished the quilt I was planning to! Here is my Charm Pack Cherry!! And the back, I love the fabric I found for it. I quilted horizontal lines and a wonky zigzag pattern, all using my walking foot. I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Hopfaldera
I'm back in the Lovely Finishes game. I skipped a few months because I had no time or secret goals that I couldn't reveal beforehand. This month's goal is also a secret project, but I don't think the recipients read... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Hopfaldera
Im looking forward to seeing your interpretation!
Toggle Commented May 26, 2014 on Diamond Cross quilt block tutorial at Hopfaldera
I cant wait to see it!
Toggle Commented May 26, 2014 on Diamond Cross quilt block tutorial at Hopfaldera