Sunday, May 9

Off the yellow brick road..

How time flies when you're having days off! I've been very busy with lots things but I didn't quilt a single stitch.
First Quilting DD, Corrine and I went to the European Quilt Contest. Lots and lots of quilts but we didn't get inspired. Artworks to put on a wall to be admired, intricate machinequilting (handquilting really is totally OUT) embroidered quilts etc. but nothing you'd want to snuggle under...nothing to keep you warm at night. I loved the show, don't get me wrong, but a quilt to me is something to sleep under! I was impressed however with the machinequilting on this small wallhanging...

I came home with 5 pics, no more..and they're not special enough to post.

The booth of Bohin notions was fun to see: crates full of pins and a dress with the gold pattern all made from pins too.




























Then DH and I went to an oldtimer motorshow,
















with Corrine I went to the market to buy buttons, polkadots and plaids :) (ahh no pic!) Quilting DD came by for an afternoon of sewing and....omg :I sewed  handbag!
Well, I sewed four to be honest. Once I set my mind to something, there's no stopping me :) I made 2 for myself, one for C and another one for a friend

And today is Mother's day! I wish all mothers, wannabe mothers, surrogate ones, mothers in law, grandmothers and every other mother you can think off...a very nice and perhaps sunny day!
 What's better on a day like this than a fq with my fav sneakers, a nice linen notebook and as much red tulips you can put in a vase?     
                                                                                                   
Perhaps I'll even do some quilting today. After all, following the yellow brick road of quilting does lead to a finished quilt in Emerald City!!

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful bags and omg the tulips are wonderful....love the color!

    Happy Mother's Day...enjoy!

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  2. Wat een leuke tas, welk patroon is het?

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  3. happy mother's day to you, Annemiek!

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  4. Grappig, je bent een echt tassenmeisje geworden. Wel erg leuk!

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  5. Love those handbags. But I see no more then two, where are the others?

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  6. Sounds like a wonderful mother's day Annemiek!

    Love your handbags you whipped up!! Great fabrics! And that sneaker fabric would make a darling handbag too! 8-)

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  7. I am assuming, again, the bag is for me. Wow you really shouldn't have, LOL!! They are really cute though.

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