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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

My first fabric design

A few weeks ago I explored Stoff-Schmie.de where you can design your own fabric and let them print it for you. It's great! Spontaneously I loaded up one picture of my Gelli-Art prints from last summer and tried out all the possibilities from the so called Stoff - Designer to design my own fabric. It took me a half an hour to figure all out and two weeks to get my fabric - piece back. It is an easy way to make unique fabric!

original print with Gelli Arts Printing Plate

this is the image section I've chosen for my fabric

original gelli print and finished fabric - I chanced the color from purple-red to green-blue hues

printed fabric - one of the repeating pattern is about 3 x 2 cm wide



Monday, March 10, 2014

Magnet Board Upcycling

A few weeks ago I bought a beautiful fat quarter of fabric I don't wanted to cut of. I decided to use the fabric to renew an old magnet board and it's magnets. See how gorgeous it became.
I glued the fabric with spray-glue onto the magnetic board and slipped the edges under the frame. The magnet are made by the same way - spray glued and wrapped into the fabric.



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Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sugar Block Club - February and March Blocks

This time I've done the blocks of February and March at the same weekend. It was a great pleasure for me to get the points so well. I confess that I am always a little scared about all the points in Amy Gibsons blocks in this year's Sugar Block Club quilt along. But with her great instructions I could figure it out well - thank you Amy!

February Block

March Block