tirsdag 1. mai 2012

May, the Month of spring

May is here and it`s really spring outside. The birds are making a lot of noices and the spring flowers are blooming. I`ve just been to Mandal, near Kristiansand in the southern part of Norway. There the trees had green leaves and they had more flowers than we have here around Oslo. I was visiting my DD2 and her husband. I made her, sew three trousers, and brought her a knitting top I knitted at Easter, but I didn’t take any photos unfortunately.

I don`t have much time for sewing these days. I made this Easter-runner and another batch cloth after Easter. The table runner pattern is made by Bente Tufte at Kathrines Quiltestue. It was a very good pattern - easy to follow.

When you don’t have much time to spend on quilting and sewing it`s dangerous to do blogging. There are so many skilled people making fantastic patterns! I was tempted to buy one pattern this month with the good excuse that I had all the material I needed to make it. But when to make it? When I have finished all my UFOs, WISPs, and ………. ?  Have a look at this picture. Isn`t it beautiful? The pattern is made by Kim MC Lean and I bought it from Glorious Color, but others also have it.  If you are fond of appliqué and Kaffe Fassette`s fabrics, Kim Mc lean has more patterns to tempt you. Just don`t blame me if you get tempted to buy one or ……..