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11 Aug 2013

Wrapping - fabric baskets

A lovely book - which I took with me - knowing very well

that I would never start larger projects when the family is around

 
 
 
I made a plate - and took the photo under the sky - resulting in a blue colour
 
I used this awful fabric - I would never use it in a quilt
 
and cut it up in narrow strips
and the wrapping started
I do about 35 cm/15" of wrapping
and then the sewing - slowly from the middle
with a zig-zag stitch
I like the plate - the colour is something in between
the photos under electric light and real light in the shadow
And the next one.....
 
a little basket
I used scraps of this fabric which a very friendly lady, Isabelle, gave to me
and from the scraps I could tell that they were meant to be pants for a child

in the machine - it has to be bent to end up in a bowl shape

I made three knots on the rim

 

 
 

This fabric looks quite nice - but I was barbaric and cut it up

to make still another little basket

an oval shaped one ....


 

And this is my sewing place now - in the old French house which DH is renovating

the desk is used and was transferred to us by our son -

an old house is good to deposit many things which one doesn't like anymore.

The quilt on the walI I made years ago - the pattern is from Hanna Muehe

 

 

5 comments:

  1. Your baskets and plate are beautiful. A good use of fabrics you wouldnt use for a quilt, like the first plate. It looks like a good sewing space with your desk - plenty of room on them. Your power cords reminds me of how my sewing room looks - I have leads and power boards running around the room just like you.

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  3. These are wonderful Anneliese I love the bright colours. Di made me a bag in this technique a couple of years ago and it is so sturdy and strong. Your work is always an inspiration.

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  4. not sure what happened but did not get this blog Anneliese, the bowls are great, maybe no I must not buy another book. You have a good swing area, I think I have mentioned I have to sew in my kitchen you lucky girl

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