Friday, September 28, 2007

A cover



I made a cover for our chair from old jeans. Not an easy job, it took a lot of time and effort. It's not a perfect fit, but I do like the result.


I cut around those back pockets and thought it would be fun to make a pillow with those.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Chasing shadows


Like Heather I'm chasing shadows today. Sadly my battery died after only one picture...

Roses and good news


I got these roses from T. to celebrate something special, but I can't talk about it yet...

Friday, September 21, 2007



Happy equinox!

A bag for Autumn




I made up the pattern as I went and I like it a lot. I'm not sure about the velcro though, but I don't know where I can find magnetic buttons. I'll keep my eye out for them...

Monday, September 17, 2007


Since our last cat died, we have been feeling that the house was empty. So today I went to the shelter and got ourselves another one.
Meet Daniel (though I don't know how long that name will stick, he reacts a lot better to "Beest" (animal), which is what we used to call our last cat and accidentely started calling him).
He's ten, probably even twelve years or older. That's what we went for, since the road we live on is so busy that a lot of cats die. We liked to give an older cat a home for a while, hoping that he would be old enough to stay off the road and knowing nobody else would have taken him, so at least he would have a good last few years even if he died on that road.
But for now, he stays inside and enjoys exploring our home and getting to know our family. 

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Sunday, September 16, 2007



I've seen a lot of these online lately and had to try myself. Such a nice way to use up some scraps.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Thursday, September 13, 2007

In my ktichen


One of our favorite dishes: leek and rice.



Monday, September 10, 2007

A simple tote




Another one for my Etsy shop. This is exciting!

Friday, September 7, 2007

Safari bag


Thriftshop fabric, a good large size and a reinforced bottom.

I just openened an Etsy shop and this will be my first bag for sale. Let's see if someone likes it...

New fabrics

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I went to a fabric market. That was fun! And of course I didn't leave empty handed.
I can see more bags in my immediate future.

Also I'm going to try and make quilts for our bed from the fabrics on the bottom picture.

Monday, September 3, 2007