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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
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Hi, I'm back! Not sure why I didn't blog for a while, it wasn't for the lack of sewing or other activities. Maybe it was because of the other activities, house remodeling for instance. That was probably it. I have... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Hopfaldera
Hi Arawa! The fabric is from IKEA. Not sure if they still have it.
Toggle Commented Feb 23, 2015 on Houses in Yellow finished at Hopfaldera
Yay, it's finished! I've reached my goal for January in A Lovely Year of Finishes. This is Houses in Yellow. size: 50" x 60" blocks made by: the members of the Comfort Circle of Do.Good Stitches (this is a European... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at Hopfaldera
In the summer I signed up for a swap of miniquilts. That was exciting! During my vacation in France I saw on Instagram that a swap was going to start. @curly_boy1 was organizing everything. The team I was assigned to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Hopfaldera
Happy New Year! 2015, I hope it will be a lovely year, with only good surprises and lots of fun experiences. My family and I will move to a new home this year. The work on the house is still... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Hopfaldera
Whoops, I almost forgot to show the last block of the Sugar Block Club here. I had shown it on Instagram, but it needs a post here too. Here is Still I loved making the blocks in this club. The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at Hopfaldera
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 Dec 19, 2014 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
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
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