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November 26, 2018
La Droguerie from Quilting Stories

La Droguerie

La Droguerie

La Droguerie

La Droguerie

La Droguerie

La Droguerie

A little trip to Paris last week. And for me, going to Paris means visiting and shopping at La Droguerie, my favorite haberdasher's shop. They have their own production and dyeing of great quality yarns. In this wonderful shop you can find quilting fabrics, Liberty fabrics, all sorts of threads, buttons, beads, ribbons... as well as catalogues with their great patterns for children or adults.

I remember when this shop was created in 1975, I was one of their first customer and so happy to find cashmere yarn, out of which I knitted a sweater for the one who ...

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November 25, 2018
Simone's Baby Quilt from Quilting Stories

Baby girl quilt

Baby girl quilt

Baby girl quilt

Baby girl quilt

Baby girl quilt

Baby girl quilt

After a very long absence from my blog, I am back with the last quilt I achieved.
It was a very easy and quick baby quilt to complete, though hand quilted. 
I started end of September and finished beginning of November, just in time before flying to Paris : 
last stitches the night before!

This quilt is a gift for my niece who decorated the bedroom of her future daughter using very soft colors. I first intended to sew a quilt using my beloved Liberty fabrics but, after I received the pictures of the wallpapers, I put them away and decided ...

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April 28, 2018
Adventures In 3D Sewing: The Paris Purse from Hobbies Up To Here

There are soooo many wonderful bag and purse patterns available today. While at the Orange Quilt Bee a couple of years ago, I saw one I just had to have, and instantly had someone in mind to gift it to. My daughter Jennifer’s birthday was coming up, and I didn’t want to give her the … Continue reading Adventures In 3D Sewing: The Paris Purse

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November 21, 2017
Promenade Pattern from Pieced Brain

This is Promenade, my new quilt pattern with one block in two color combinations making it a fast project to assemble. This one-block pattern is ideal for featuring fabrics that you love yet can't get yourself to cut them into small pieces.

The quilt finishes at 54" x 70" and here are the fabrics I chose up close:



 Macaroons!



I chose to showcase Dear Stella Designs fabric collection Parisienne as this design shows the beauty of the prints very well. Paris is on my bucket list yet I experienced it vicariously through this quilt. Whether you prefer novelty, florals ...

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