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Sep 24, 2009

quiltin´ Hello Betty - or Dan??

today i spent literally the whole day working on my Hello Betty Quilt: i sewed the backing, put together the quilt-sandwich and even almost finished the quilting.

Man that was a lot of work
!

This is the top by the way.

I quilted following the outlines of every other hexagon, it looks quite nice and i am curious how this will hold up though the lines are a bit wider apart.
The borders are a bit of a problem because the fabric there puckers a lot - i have to find a way to avoid that..


Maybe i should name this quilt "Dan" because what brought me through all those hours were some podcast-episodes of Dan Carlin, who runs a quite popular show called "Hardcore History". And this man can talk! I am really fascinated, he tells history quite as a story. Lots of interesting facts, lots of Oral History through quotes of everyday men (no women so far).
Very, very good. Please, check this out!

5 comments:

  1. Love your Hello Betty hexagons ... I have just used this fabric too !!

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  2. Oh Mann! Du bist ja irre. Es sieht schön aus. Danke für den Nähmaschinen Tipp - ich habe mir heute einige angeschaut.

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  3. Was sind das nur für wunderschöne Stoffe? Kannst Du mir Design und Hersteller nennen?

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  4. na klar:
    das ist die Linie "Hello Betty" der Firma Moda. Schau dir auch mal die Stoffe für die Reihe "American Jane" an - die sind ähnlich super-schön!!
    bin gespannt, ob ich dann demnächst mal Moda-Stoffe bei dir sehe..

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