HandQuilting

High Tide Quilting Motif

High Tide

If we plan to use more than one quilting motif in a quilt then we usually try to use both straight and curved or round patterns. This meant that, for the Ocean Waves quilt, the Square Waves quilted into the centre of the quilt should be followed by something round and curvy. Since we were already firmly committed to the waves motif, why not continue with “real” waves... (16 January 2011)

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Naaldtrekker – Needle-puller

needle-puller

The needle-puller is a Dutch product (called „Naaldtrekker“ in Dutch) that has been around since at least 1998... (15 January 2011)

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Square Waves Quilting Motif

This very simple quilting motif was devised for the part of the Ocean Waves block that only consists of triangles. It is not that easy to quilt across so many seams so a simple quilting motif was called for. The Square Waves quilting motif consists of two lines forming squares of different sizes that run through the middle of the two rows of triangles belonging to each block... (13 January 2011)

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Jacobi Rose Cushion

Jacobi Rose Cushion

Jutta and Johann love the Auer Dult, a fair, dating back to the 14th century,that is held in Munich three times a year. It is not only a place where you can stuff yourself with not very healthy, yet wonderfully delicious food, but also a treasure trove of inspiration and an excellent source of vintage and antique fabrics, lace and ribbons… (27 December 2010)

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Ocean Waves Quilt

Ocean Waves Quilt

The Ocean Waves block is very close to Jutta’s heart. Not only is she again and again drawn to quilt patterns that later turn out to be variations of this beautiful block, but guess which block featured on her birthday in her perpetual quilt calendar?

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Jutta Hufnagel

Waterlily

Waterlily

It seemed appropriate to choose a water plant as quilt motif for the Lady of the Lake quilt...

Simple Quilt Grid

Simple Quilt Grid

This very simple quilt grid was used for the Lady of the Lake Quilt. It consists of straight, diagonal quilt lines...

Lady of the Lake Quilt

Lady of the Lake Quilt

This quilt came to us as an already finished vintage quilt top. It is not very remarkable and very far from being of museum quality....

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