Sunday, September 25, 2011

Back in sewing

Finally I got some time sewing again.  Been a lot of long days at work, and also been busy at home.  But today I got some time to enter my sewingroom.  Feels good.

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I started with basting this little quilt (desing Leanne Beasley).  Not sure how I will quilt it, but thing I will handquilt it.  Will not machinequilt over the stitchery, rather handquilt some lines in it.

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Some time ago I got a kit for a small purse from Hanne.  And today I have sewed it together.  I usually hate zippers, but it was easy sewing the zippers into these purses.  And I love having yard by yard zippers to use.

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When I started sewing the first little purse together, I remembered Laila making one by using selvages.  So I had to make one to.  I love these small purses.

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Doing some progress on my Antique sampler the last weeks.  Handsewing is great when I am tired and just want to relax in my chair watching tv. 

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Wish I could sleep like this guy.  Rusken is enjoying his new scratchboard, but first when he got a quilt on top of it to sleep on.

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Saying for today:

The cat seldom interferes with other people's rights.  His intelligence keeps him from doing many of the fool things
that complicate life. 
~Carl Van Vechten

11 comments:

Hanne said...

You have been busy after all :-)
Rusken looks great on his quilt.

LeKaQuilt said...

Nydelig liten quilt som fortjener å bli håndquiltet :o)
Koseligt å se Rusken og Frida :o)

Chartreuse Moose said...

Thank you for a lovely post, so inspiring! Happy stitching1

Laila said...

Hi.
Great to see you back in your sewing room :-)
A lot of beautifull items on the go. Love your little purse,we have to collect more selvages :-)
See you soon. Hugs :-)

Chookyblue...... said...

lots of lovely sewing here MayBritt.....the purses are so cute.........

Miriam said...

Lots of beautiful sewing, May Britt.

I love the photograph of Rusken.

Debbie said...

Lovely little purse May, I usually hate zips as well. I have a pattern like that from The Birdhouse, similar.

Roos said...

You did a lot of things, and they are all gorgeous...

Summerfield Quilts said...

Rusken looks very content on his quilt. lol. All of your projects are beautiful. Thank you for sharing. I guess I'll stop throwing all of my selvages away now.

Jeanne said...

Rusken sure looks comfortable on 'his' quilt. :-) Your little purses are so cute. I have the alphabet stitched for mine, but haven't put it together yet. The winter redwork is beautiful, too.

Quilts And Pieces said...

Oh I love your little purses you made from Hanne! I drooled over them on her blog too! And the little winter stitchery is WONDERFUL! I think need to track that pattern down! I love it!

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