Sunday, September 26, 2010

Tour de France

F-13. Hand appliqué, 5 pieces.

Tour de France lying on a book called "Sjónabók".

The Icelandic "sjónabók" is a collection of traditional patterns for textiles.
Over 750 pages of beautiful patterns,
which are held in the collection of the National Museum of Iceland.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Five & Dime

E-10 Hand pieced and appliqué.

No Rebecca's photo in this picture - just very old packsaddle.

Hope you are all enjoying what ever you are doing.


Saturday, September 18, 2010

Paddle Wheels

E-3 Paddle Wheels, paperpieced, 20 pieces, lying on the childrensbook Cyrano,
illustrator: Rébecca Dautremer.
Have you noticed - I'm obsessed with her pictures.

Now I have 70 blocks -  only 99 more squares to go.

Happy stitching


Monday, September 13, 2010

Buffalo Tree Hopper

E-4 - Handpieced - 11 pieces.
I made some tiny changes, - the two green corners are made of two pieces in the book.
I think the original was one piece.

And here is a beautiful picture from Rébecca Dautremer a French Illustrator, she was born 1971 in Gap in South of France. She now lives in Paris.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Rising Sun

E-5, 17 pieces.  This one was paper pieced and hand-appliqué.
As you can see I have some more of Rébecca Dautremers pictures.
I love them.

Thank you for stopping by


Sunday, September 5, 2010

Merry May

E-2 Merry May was hand pieced and appliqué, 11 pieces.
And here are two more pictures from Rébecca Dautremer,
aren't they just gorgeous?

I forgot to tell you in my last posting, that I have completed 4 whole rows.

And now I'm off again to Paris for three days.

You all have a wonderful week,
and happy sewing.