Saturday 13 February 2010

Freebie: Two hearts to stitch

Two hearts to stitch for you (to celebrate my husbonds 51th Birtday today and Valentine's Day tomorrow).
Happy Birtday; Roger!!!!

Wednesday 10 February 2010

Freebie Bunny Appliqué

Create a bunny appliqué wall hanging if you want to Easter. You find the pattern here at
I can image this made by japanese fabrics. Hmmmmmm!
Tonight my guild Gjøvik Quiltelag is visiting Fabrikkutsalget i Brumunddal. We are looking forward to this visit. And I will take my camera with me, so I think you can enjoy our visit by looking at the pictures later.
Take care from

Tuesday 9 February 2010

New Free Motion Filler Design Every Day for a Year

On our last meeting in my guild Gjøvik Quiltelag I promised to put a link to this website for all of you who wants to try another (read: new) pattern for your free motion quilting. Leah Day has challenged herself to come up with a new free motion filler design every day for a whole year. Isn't that GREAT?

She has sorted the designs by difficulty levels; 
Beginner / Intermediate
Intermediate / Advanced 
You are welcome to go to her projectsite. Happy quilting to you all!!!!!

Linda has great freebie patterns for you :-)

On her website it says: "Modern design and simplicity with a passion for color." That's for sure! Go here to download her patterns and get inspired!!!! Linda has a lot of great patterns for YOU!!
Good night from

Monday 8 February 2010

Last Sunday we went for a walk by Lake Mjøsa

Lake Mjøsa, Norway's largest inland lake. Beautifully covered by ice and snow!

P.S. "Skibladner" is the pride of Norway's inland, and one of Norway's best-loved tourist attractions. This preserved and restored paddle steamer is over 150 years old but continues to run a timetabled service in the summer months. Now during the winter she is resting in her winterhome in Gjøvik :-)
Picture taken from the harbour of Gjøvik.

Saturday 6 February 2010

Freebie from Bronwyn Hayes

Bronwyn Hayes of Red Brolly is sharing some cat stitcheries. Drop on over here and have a look. So each month she will put a cat design for all of us to stitch on this blog. You can make the design into cushions, quilt or a small quilt for your cat perhaps. Thank you Bronwyn for sharing and to all of you
out there; enjoy this stitchery :-)

Easterfabrics-Giveaway from Lappestua :-)

Another great giveaway!!!!
Go here to leave a comment on the giveaway. If you blog about this giveaway, you get another point in the drawing which will take place on the 15th of February. Take a look at the cute Easter-tablerunner on her right sidebar. Since Lappestua is a quiltstore, you can order both fabrics and patterns from this blog. (Only Norwegian language in this blog..... if you want you can contact
Lappestua through their profile)

Great giveaway from "Sew On And Sew On"

Go here to join the great giveaway. Whoever wins gets one of Noelle's little houses personalised to suit. She will announce the winner on Monday 8th of February. Aren't they swell?

Friday 5 February 2010

Sweetheart Pin Cushion Tutorial from Jessica at Happy Together

Go here to visit her website and download the pattern.

FREEBIE Birds Redwork

The very best for the weekend to you all.
Aren't they cute these birds?
Hugs from

Tuesday 2 February 2010

Freebie; Snowman to stitch or appliqué

We are having a really cold wonderful winterweather these days. So I celebrate this with you with this cute snowman. You can stitch him or simply appliqué the wintertheme; I think it will turn out great in any case.
I'm looking forward to attending a weekendbag-course tomorrow!! First I have to choose some fabrics for the weekendbag........ Take care!

OUR FAMILY; a quilt poem

Our family is like a patchwork quilt
With kindness gently sewn
Each piece an original
With beauty all its own
With threads of warmth and happiness
Its lightly stitched together
To last in love throughout the years
Our family is forever.
(Author: unknown)

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