Sunday, March 13, 2011

Getting ready for a big event

Sorry folks, I know it has been a while since my last post. Surgery (nothing serious) followed by a flue has kept me away from my computer. I am slowly getting better, which is about time since I am leaving for the annual meeting at the Norwegian Quilt Association this upcoming weekend. The event is taking place in my hometown Tromsoe, way up north. I haven`t been back for years, so I am looking forward to the trip.





I made this cute stitchery bag today. It fits perfectly in the bag I am bringing with me on the trip. It is a AnnAKa design (no blog or homepage). I am not taking any classes, so I have to bring a stitchery or I`ll go mad ;)




There are six pockets in the bag. I have filled one with lovely Cosmo embroidery thread, another with needles, and a thread cutter is attached to a velvet pink ribbon. I love the Cosmo thread, it is smooth like silk, and has a lovely shine.

We are fortunate to have this hobby, especially in these trying times. My heart aches for the Japanese people. I visited a Japanes blog today, her house was devistated, but her spirit was not. She and a friend was quilting again :)

Have fun sewing!

Siv Hege

8 comments:

  1. Stichery mappen din er virkelig søt. Du har gjort en flott jobb med denne :o)

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  2. Aldeles nydelig! Kos deg på tur!

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  3. Ja snart er vi på tur til Tromsø. Gleder meg masse.

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  4. Kjempesoet mappe med noedvendig utstyr for en tur. Kos deg i Tromsoe! Godt du har kommet deg paa beina igjen, aldri morsomt og ikke vaere i form.

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  5. Så fint at du er bedre og klar for turen nordover. Stitcherymappen din ble virkelig lekker! Vi sees om få dager!

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  6. I'm sorry you've been unwell, hopefully you're well on the way to full health again now.

    Have a great time on your trip.

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