Category: sewing


tutorial: making a patchwork mini hoop

Last week I had this crazy idea. A fresh load of shiny new fabric arrived on my front door and I guess the patchwork virus got me. Patchwork is not my strong suit. I ALWAYS manage to confuse something and end up cutting seams that should not hold together the pieces I just attached to one another. But - just take a moment and imagine a quilt or patchwork thing you have, shrink it in size and put it in a mini hoop - just for a moment - isn't it adorable? Yeah, that's what I thought, too. Also, tiny things always look good even if you screw up something (which I did - it's me and patchwork, but we did fine this time, I did not scream ... as loud). So the idea of a patchwork mini hoop was born! On Instagram, I asked if you would enjoy......

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I love linen
sewing |
2016/04/11

I love linen

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In the garden
sewing |
2016/03/26

In the garden

The cranes are back and singing - for that's the sound of spring. Everything this year is a little bit early. Unlike other parts of the worls we have a...


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