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Time for Tea(l) – release of patterns

Time for Tea(l) – release of patterns

Good morning everybody! Have you enjoyed all the test blocks of the Time for Tea blocks? The testers did such a wonderful job, don’t you think?! The time if finally here to officially release the seven patterns. Underneath each picture there  is a direct link to the craftsy website. Two of the seven featured pattern … Continue reading

Happy mail

Happy mail

Last week I received happy mail from the USA. I had won a FQ bundle of Amy Butler’s new collection DreamWeaver. Free Spirit Fabrics had held a give away on Instagram a week before and my name was randomly drawn. My quilty friend Annett from the F2F group had tagged me first so I would … Continue reading


I have got 5 winners to share with you today. No not 4, but 5! Those of you who have been by my side when this pattern was being developed, may remember that I said that I would give a complete set to the one who gave me the best ideas for blocks to add to … Continue reading

Chugging Along – Finished!!!

It is done! The paper piecing pattern “Chugging Along” is finally finished! Last night I uploaded the various sets to Craftsy and I will add the individual blocks in the upcoming days. It will take a while as there are 31 separate blocks. (Yes not 30… I needed one more!) The GIVEAWAY for this pattern is … Continue reading

Out of the box

A week full of sewing and designing! I worked on two baby boy quilts and I also managed to sew the blocks together from the massive “Chugging Along” project! HIP HIP HOORAY!!! For those who have not seen the picture of the “Chugging Along” train pattern, here is a picture: Want to see more pictures of … Continue reading

Chock-full Chug

So you wanted to see the top of “Chugging Along”, right? Drum roll please! Taada! Some detail shots too? Here you go! JUST KIDDING! Here is the front: I have got three rows done, using all of the blocks in the “Chugging Along” set, except for one. I want to add more rows, just NO MORE … Continue reading

GIVEAWAY – Chugging Along

GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!!!! I am almost done…. ALMOST! I will show you the quilt top I have made with the trains in the next couple of days, but I can reveal what the pattern now looks like. It turned into a 30 block monster of a train! Yes, 30 blocks! The pattern will be released … Continue reading

Chugging Along – test 01

As we speak /read the testers are hard at work trying out the “Chugging Along” pattern. I have sent out the paper piecing patterns for the different blocks to “roam the world”.  By the middle of February the results will come in and I can show you all of the wonderful work of the fabulous … Continue reading

Giveaway – we have a winner!

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH for coming to my blogaversary party this Thursday! I had a blast reading all of your comments and already have been eyeing those recommended webshops and notions! I forsee some shopping in the near fututre! SO… I put all of your names in the bowl…. And Susan’s name was on … Continue reading

Blogaversary – 1 year!

AMAZING!!! 1 year… …ago I started this blog, and I am so happy I did! My life has changed for the better. Quilting and blogging have become my creative outlet to a busy fulltime teaching job as an art teacher in a high school / college. I so needed my own creative process and growth … Continue reading

Look! Look!

When it is exam week at our school, we the teachers are “on surveillance duties”. Making sure the students do not cheat and that everything runs smoothly. Yesterday my “tour of duty” was for 2,5 hours…..I try to keep myself busy with counting silly  things. Here are the results , LOL! 91 students had exams … Continue reading


Good morning everyone! I wrote about a giveaway and an interview on Amy’s blog  13 Spools yesterday.  Due to “different time zones” our posts did not “link up”. So, here is the correct link to the giveaway and interview! Have fun reading the interview and do not forget to comment on Amy’s blog if you … Continue reading