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Inspiration from Syfestivalen in Stockholm

Syfestivalen is Swedish and means “Festival of Sewing”. These days it is actually called Sewing and Craft Festival, but I think I’ll just keep calling it the short and sweet Syfestivalen for ever. It’s arranged twice each year in Älvsjö, … Continue reading

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New Year | Time to sharpen your pencils

It is time to sharpen your pencils , my dears. It is time I show up, and bring my sharp pencil to do some writing on this here blog. Don’t you agree? But first two things I’ve already accomplished this … Continue reading

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A Patchwork of Ideas | Inspiration en Masse

Hi my dear, the Inspiration en Masse with links to art, craft and creativity is back after summer break. This time it’s mostly about patchwork. Not all links are about patchwork – but all are from the patchwork of ideas … Continue reading

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Quilt Improv by Lucie Summers – a book review

I don’t like following patterns even though I sometimes do, to learn something new. I prefer to freestyle my projects. I also love inspiration as you might already know. I collect inspiration in just about any form, books included. So … Continue reading

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Create your own free-form quilts – a book review

Hi there crafter! Time for some sewing I think. As a quilter you know that the ruler is your best friend when quilting, right? But in this book quilter Rayna Gillman presents a few easy ways to cut strips without … Continue reading

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Weekly Inspirations: Free Form Quilting

I online-obsess over one or other craft at times. You know when you get all obsessed with one craft and can’t stop thinking about it? Does this every happen to you? At times it’s been all about knitting; then I … Continue reading

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Brown Quilt made from recycled fabrics

My second quilt is brown. I’ve been mixing beautiful rosy fabrics with my collection of browns. I have a thing for browns. Maybe it has something to do with being born in the seventies, when everything was dark brown, with … Continue reading

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Quilting side by side with my Mom

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I have not a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me. Erma Bombeck As promised, here is mom … Continue reading

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Making a quilt – adding the edge and finishing

It is finished! My pink quilt is finished! It’s a bundle of love when it is folded like that, and spread out on the floor it is a feast for the eye. I think I’ve used almost every pink fabric … Continue reading

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