Thursday, June 26, 2008

Origami book

So this is one of the diversions I mentioned in my last post. It is a really tiny book (1 1/2" square) which is totally folded. No glue, no tacks, nothing. I found the kit at and had quite a lot of fun after I managed to work out how it was meant to be. (Believe me, that took some time. I am totally lost when it comes to spatial sense.)
Sorry that the picture of the interior (small pages you just insert which I decorated with paper inchies) is upside down. It was too dark outside to make a new photo when I realized that.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Another birthday

Seems that I am constantly working for friends - or rather their birthdays ;-)
But I have been busy otherwise, too. One of these days I will show you pictures of some artistic diversions I took.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008


For my best friend's birthday I made this small wallhanging. I know that she loves nostalgic things, so I thought this a perfect gift. In hindsight it would have been better had I not chosen the background fabric with the small roses on it. It rather competes with the appliqué and stitching. Alas, too late! I hope she will like it nevertheless.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008


Finally the quilt is finished. Since this piece is going to hang on a slightly curved wall I did not quilt all three layers. The center piece was quilted on the batting. Later on I added the borders, added batting to these, too, and then quilted only the borders with the background. I was afraid that quilting all three layers might make the wallhanging too stiff for the situation it was going to meet.
That is not the only reason why I haven't been blogging as regularly as before. My husband's computer is not working, so he is occupying my laptop all the time. Arrrrgh! I really look forward to the time my son is coming home. Between them they will hopefully be able to repair the other computer and give me free reign with my laptop again.