Thursday, 22 December 2011

Baby quilt made by Sonia Delaunay.

Today the dutch newspaper NRC has an article about abstract art.
It shows a picture of this baby quilt made by SONIA DELAUNAY
in 1911 for her son charles.
It is in Paris in Centre Pompidou.

I wish you all a fine Christmas

Monday, 12 December 2011


I have finished my top.
Only the border I have to make and the quilting

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Monday, 21 November 2011

Beaver Island Quilt Retreat (3)

When I was on Beaver Island in Gwen Marston's house,
there are Quilts, Quilts and more Quilts.
They are even under the bed.

You see Gwen looking for more quilts.

A little vieuw.

Friday, 4 November 2011

Beaver Island quilt retreat(2)

Gwen has a lot of DollQuilts.
We had a private vieuw of them

I like to share some of them with you

Thursday, 27 October 2011

It's a small world

When I was in Michigan we visited a lot of Quiltshops (9)
Our favourite was Delphine's quiltshop,
Downtown Gaylord.
By entering the shop the lady in charge said to me :" I Know You".
She is a follower of my blog.

Yes the world is small.

Monday, 17 October 2011

beaver island quiltretreat (1)

Isabeau and I are just back from Michigan.

Two years ago we went with Lucy Kramer and Bonnie Hunter for the first time to the quiltretreat of Gwen Marston.
This year the two off us went again.

We worked with Gwen's new Book, the quilts are about 10 inch.
You can order it by Gwen.

Gwen's sketches.

This are the 3 little quilts I made

My favourite quilt.

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Quilts from Willyne Hammerstein

In Ste Marie-aux-Mines France,
was the presentation of the new Quiltmania book of Willyne Hammerstein.

the expo shows quilts from the book.

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

quilt from marianne

this quilt is made by a quiltingfriend Marianne
the inspiration comes from a pattern by Lori Smith

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Friday, 23 September 2011

Het Muizenhuis( The Mouse House) 2

The book was out of print,
but today I bought it.
Here are some pictures from the book.
On the bed you see a little quilt.

Friday, 9 September 2011

Monday, 5 September 2011

Quilt in the making.

Two years ago I was in the USA to a Quilt retreat by GWEN MARSTON
and started this Quilt.
Now I like to finish it.
I like to share this with you.

My cat Pluisje is helping.

Sunday, 21 August 2011

cat pictures

my friend M has 2 new cats


the cat of my friend Y

my cat saartje in the billy of Ikea

my first cat pimmetje she died just before 9/11 2001

saartje loves the computer

and the bath

pluisje loves bags

this was the first and the last time my cats were so close.