Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Blogging again


Have been sewing a lot, but my computer went black the day after my last post and I have to repair it, for the third time:-(
So in the meantime, I am borrowing my oldest son's computer. Gotta blog!! *lol*

I've had the honor of meeting Hanne Shcneider this weekend. I signed up for her class with Dear Jane. Here she is in front of her lovely "Dear Jane" quilt. She quilted this by hand!
We had a wonderful weekend with Hanne at Quiltegården, and it was so inspiring!
Hanne is such a nice person, and Ireally hope I'll get the chance to meet her again. I know I'll be working a lot with these blocks. This was really fun!! Thanks for the inspiration Hanne!

She also brought her beautiful quilt "Nearly insane". It was absolutely stunning! So much work!

I managed to make three blocks from the Dear Jane this weekend. I know I'll have to practice some more before they are perfect, but it is the first time I am sewing with this method, so I guess they'll pass:-)


I have been working on a cople of new table runners, after finishing my "Festfin frøken", and I am working on one in the same colors, and one with blue cirkcles. This is the result of the first purple one:
I hand pieced a lot of pearls on the ribbon, and they are just making a soft impression I think.
Now I gotta get back to my sewing machine and get some serious sewing done:-)

Happy sewing to you all!
Laila

5 comments:

Julia said...

Hi Laila,
Hanne's quilts are amazing, she does the most beautiful work.
You are lucky to be able to spend some time with her..
Hugs

Stina said...

That must have beeen a wonderful class to be at...and to see Hanne´s quilts in real life... wow!!
Have a great week!

Sigrun said...

Lykke til med dine Jane blokker. Hanne er en kjempegod lærer så du har nok fått med deg det grunnleggende. Å sy en DJ er en enorm jobb. Din "festfin frøken" er flott.

Christine said...

Those quilts are wonderful, one day I will finish my dear jane.

Happy stitching
Christine

pepperkverna said...

Så flotte! Hege

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