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Montag, 1. September 2014

“Home Sweet Home” – Cross Stitch Pattern

 

Finally after a few more weeks than I thought, coz of vacation and illness, my very first cross stitch pattern is finished. And I already stitched it up, and totally love it. Just need to find a frame and hang it on my wall. You can get it in my craftsy or my etsy shop.

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So here is my lovely “Home Sweet Home” cross stitch pattern. Turn it into a beloved and meaningful present for a loved one or just keep it in your own home.

Skill level: Beginner (just cross stitch)
Suggested Fabric: 14 ct. aida
Finished Design Size on 14 ct. aida: 24 x 16 cm - 10 x 6.5 in
Grid Size: 134w x 88h
Required Colors: 15

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And here is my finished cross stitch “Home Sweet Home”, waiting to get framed and hang up.

Quilt Design A Day – July 28 to August 3


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Tiles, 28 July
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no name, 29 july
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chevron stars, 30 july
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no name, 31 july 
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blooming flowers, 1 august 
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flower pot, 2 august 
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pineapple, 3 august (flying geese challenge)

Best I love about this week the last 3 designs, “blooming flower”, “flower pot” & “pineapple”.

Sonntag, 31. August 2014

Vacation Recap – August 7 to 17

 

This post took me longer than I expected, It was planned to go live after being home again, but then we got all ill, so it had to wait a bit longer, but finally here is it. Just a little showcase of our lovely vacation with the grandparents. Sadly it was raining 7 out of 10 days, but we made the best out of it. We were hiking, the kids met their aunt and uncle and had a fabulous time with them.

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*horrible start for this vacation, i thought it was nice to ditch to the guard railing on the highway, glad it was early in the morning and we were the only drivers there, if not it would have ended horrible – glad nothing more happened – was so shocked afterwards. * finally there and the kids started exploring * grandma teached Amelie a new craft * Ida loved unpacking mommys nail polish. *

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* first time in the swimming pool, they had a lot of fun in there*

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* campfire cooking, it was so yummy * little bit shopping in the mall * and enya totally loves to clean the dishes *

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* Im so glad I took all the rain stuff with us, for this wet weather, Ida looks so cute in it * Enya eating pudding, okay it looks more like the pudding is eating her * Amelie and grandma made a yummy fruit cake *

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* Enya is just the cutest, always making funny things* Ida is one happy little girl, she really enjoyed this camping vacation, and being outside the whole time *

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* blowing bubbles with daddy * Enyas face is just so funny, and yes she was really eating it, most of the time *

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* the kids drawing with chalk on the street and daddy watching them *

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* picking daddy up at the train station, coz he couldnt come earlier * the best about eating running sushi, were all the sweets afterwards * we got our first “loom bandz” stuff, and really enjoyed them * not the best end of the day, grandma had a car accident, and was really exhausted *

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* Enya loves to sit in the car * finally driving home * totally love that they always fall asleep so fast – calm and quiet ride home * love my country and the mountains *

Freitag, 29. August 2014

Quilt Show n’ Tell – August 29th


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Another week is over, and my flickr and instagram feeds got spammed with so many incredible things. Eye-candy everywhere, wish I could showcase them all here. But this week I picked again six projects with lots different styles. And dont forget to hop over to my friend Tanyia @DomesticDeficitDisorder, to find more inspirational creations.
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1) Camera Pouch by Sew Alex 2) Metro Twist by Ms Midge 3) Purple Pouch by jaceycrafts 4) Flowering Snowballs by clammons 5) Hexies by whatthebobbin 6) Sea Glass Table Runner by leighlaurelstudios
All pictures are linked back to their original owner, so head over and leave them some love. If you dont want to be featured on my blog, please dont hesitate to let me know and I will remove it.

Montag, 25. August 2014

Quilt Design A Day – July 22 to 27


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no name, 22 July
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no name, 23 July
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diamond flowers, 24 July
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Stacked Blocks, 25 July
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no name, 26 July
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Flower Ribbon, 27 July
Best in this week I love my stacked blocks, and really hope to find time to make it into a wall hanging. These colors are just amazing.

Freitag, 22. August 2014

Quilt Show n’ Tell – August 22nd


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It’s finally here, our very first “Quilt Show n’ Tell”. Tanyia @DomesticDeficitDisorder and me are searching the whole week through flickr, instagram and pinterest, to look at your wonderful creations. Each of us is choosing six favorites and showing them on our blog. To see the six projects Tanyia picked, head over to her blog.
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1) Texas Road Trip Quilt by Shauna 2) French Knots by Entropy Always Wins 3) Reflected Textures Pillow by Jess Frost         4) Crosses by Wooden Spoon 5) New York Beauty by Jennfortuna 6) Triangles by Dutch Comfort

All pictures are linked back to their original owner, so head over and leave them some love. If you dont want to be featured on my blog, please dont hesitate to let me know and I will remove it.

Montag, 18. August 2014

Quilt Design A Day – July 15 to 21

 

This week  I did a few abstract designs, and Im totally in love with them. I also tried some paper piecing designs too.

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Leaf, July 15

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no name, July 16

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Blooming Flower, July 17

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Flamingo, July 18

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morning glory, july 19

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freedom, July 20

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framed, July 21

 

Best I like about this weeks designs are the two abstract creations, “morning glory” & “ freedom”. When I designed “Freedom”, this is what came to my mind: “It looks like a tunnel out of a dark life into a beautiful freedom world.”