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Sardaana Henke
Interests: music, travel, fabrics, sewing, embroidery, knitting & crochet, quilting, felting, swaps, japanese craft books
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First of all, please check this wonderful blog called Very Berry Handmade with a crazy giveaway. It is gigantic, huge, ultramegacool!!! I don't make any new year resolutions like start exercising, eat healthy things and that kind of stuff, but... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2012 at sardaana henke
Happy Easter, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - all in one post. I'm very happy to be back. First of all, I'd love to share pictures of my first quilt eva: {this is how I started last November}... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at sardaana henke
Моя мама раньше очень много шила. Однажды я тоже решила попробовать. Мне было 11 лет, я втихаря распорола папины новехонькие брюки и "сварганила" младшей сестренке комбинезон. Соединила две трубы, а наверху пришила грудничок. Как ни странно, но она могла носить мое очень смелое сооружение. Мама не стала бранить за распоротые... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Sardaana Henke
I really apologise I couldn't announce the winners of Big Celebration Giveaway yesterday, but today it was first thing I did as I got up. So here we are: Blue bundle won Elena/comment #20: Congratulations! I'm currently working on several... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2010 at sardaana henke
The Ultimate Sardana Sewing Case, originally uploaded by ::Sardana. If you follow me on Flickr, you sure saw few pictures of my sewing tools and notions just laying on my craft desk I've uploaded lately. Elisabeth guessed correctly, I was... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2010 at sardaana henke
A short time-out, originally uploaded by ::Sardana. My daughter has a day off at school this Friday so I thought it would be great to "hit the road". On Thursday is the Ascension Day, we have time till Sunday. I... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2010 at sardaana henke
Giveaway!, originally uploaded by ::Sardana. I had so many celebrations lately, ♥ I'm 40!!!!!!! ♥ I got my VAT-# (after 4 long weeks of waiting!) ♥ my first fabric order arrived ♥ 100th post (OK, 106th) --> phew, I never... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2010 at sardaana henke
Sew & Tell Friday, originally uploaded by ::Sardana. I finished a project today I've been working on since Monday. I thought I never get done. As it is a secret project, I can upload pictures only after my partner receives... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2010 at sardaana henke
Done. , originally uploaded by ::Sardana. Happy me. xo, Sardana Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at sardaana henke
Last check , originally uploaded by ::Sardana. before final step, # 12. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at sardaana henke
Ready for step #8., originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). Tomorrow. As I'm working from 7am, and now we have 9:11pm already. Time to stop here and get some rest. I'm going to enjoy some tasty beer. Prost! Have a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2010 at sardaana henke
WIP, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). New work-in-progress pics on my Flickr. As I meant before, I'm making a fabric banner for an advertising agency. It'll be a whole sentence in German, "Ideen kommen nie aus der Mode" which... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2010 at sardaana henke
Finished, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). I got a custom order recently, two reversible passport cases. The prints and embroidery design were chosen very quickly. The only thing I was worried about was the question how to transfer fine-detailed... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2010 at sardaana henke
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Mar 15, 2010
Custom, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). Now here I am. What do you think how many steps you need to make a fabric garland? Hm? You need ten twelve. TWELVE! I'm at the third *sigh*. By the way, there... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2010 at sardaana henke
DQS8 finished and sent!, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). It's been such a fun making this quilt. It's my third, by the way. And my first free motion quilting ever. Well, what can I say... I'm hooked!!!! The quilting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2010 at sardaana henke
Crafter-noon, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). with my friend. We were shopping at craft fair in Salzburg this month. Some of my semi-precious stones and silver supplies were sitting at home for at least two years (oh well, as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2010 at sardaana henke
Happy St. Valentine's Day!, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). Warmest wishes from snowy {again} Salzburg! How did you spend this day? I baked Buchteln today, for the first time on my own. They are as heavenly as ML's Grandma's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2010 at sardaana henke
Can't await..., originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). First spring-ish impressions from Salzburg. Enjoy! xo, Sardana Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2010 at sardaana henke
Mmmmmmmh!, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). Semester break this week! We visited ML's Grandparents in Upper Austria. Grandma and I baked super-delicious Austrian speciality called Buchteln. It tasted heavenly, so I'd love to share the recipe with you! Here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2010 at sardaana henke
Sunday Stash Flea Market Edition, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). I love flea markets! Every Sunday there is one on Münchner Bundesstrasse in Salzburg, and I try to get there at least once a month. Today I found several... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2010 at sardaana henke
I did it!, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). ...finished! My first oven mitts which was a huge fun to sew. I traced my old oven mitts, added seam allowance, appliqued, quilted, and that's the result. I used Windham print... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2010 at sardaana henke
MKP-Hülle, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). Which means mother-child-passport case. Such a book gets every pregnant woman in Austria. First big batch of MKP cases, they are all reversible. More pictures, as always, on my Flickr. I still have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2010 at sardaana henke
Thrifting, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). I was on a flea market last Sunday and found this beauty, pre-loved Brother sewing machine! I got it for 30 euros which is an affordable price. Always wanted a second baby, in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2010 at sardaana henke
Finished, originally uploaded by ::Sardana (aka sardana_creations). 2010: PJ trousers for my daughter {and even a pair for myself}. I didn't sew clothes for ages, but it was like riding a bike. Phew. Next project is a mini quilt... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2010 at sardaana henke