Happy December my Friends! Καλο μηνα! Today I took photos outside and few from my north Star quilt, too. Weather is really beautiful and we had a lovely morning walk with Hanna. North wind is quite cold so even my furry friends love to stay out, I couldn’t stitch there.
I need to improvise new photo shooting places in our home. In the garden there is no place for laundry line. That’s unfortune because in our earlier garden I loved to take quilt top photos so that sun shined through the fabrics and background was green grass and perhaps Nero or his red ball.
I tight a rope to the big balcony and this time it works but bigger quilt top wouldn’t fly on the sky like this. My North Star wall quilt is going to be about 52″x 50″.
I’m happy the sky was playing with me showing those beautiful shades of blue and grey … colours from my scandinavian style quilt.
Last days it has been in the morning full sunshine and then rain in the afternoon. Today it’s really sunny … at least until now. View next to my quilt …
For the quilting I picked red and light blue threads …
Believe me, I didn’t count the threads! I quilt by hand as usually and now I stitch straight, vertical lines. I try not to be perfect…just because. This quilt is going to be a wall quilt for our living room, so I don’t mind if my stitched lines look handmade. Also I leave out the white thread because it wouldn’t show much.
Hanna was with me … and Nero was with me …
Nelli was sniffing in the garden …she can be so funny in her seriousliness.
The inspiration to start my Christmas quilt became from Svetlana http://www.sotakhandmade.blogspot.com. My Finnish friend Anneli http://www.chromatobalomata.wordpress.com (sorry something strange with the links) has already finished her Christmas quilt inspired by my earlier post! Have a look, it’s beautiful!
I need still one evening for the quilting and then have to decide about the binding.
My thougts have been ‘smoking’! Soon I shall reach the space limit in my blog and have to decide how to continue. I shall write about this more soon, but if you have any good ideas, I woul love to hear.
Thank you for rreading my blog! You and your lovely comments are very important to me! I wish you lovely December!