Saturday, 18 October 2014

Saturday Bee

Walking this morning to Laura’s Quilt Atelier I have to admit I don’t appreciate Amersfoort as much as I maybe should. The historical medieval city centre has been well-preserved and can definitely compete with other cities, like for example Ghent. You are most probably wondering why I’m comparing Amersfoort with Ghent. Well that was where I was at the beginning of this week. More about that in an other post.


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Krommestraat / Havik

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Quilt Atelier!

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Sorry slightly blurry photo, not focused.

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It was someone’s birthday tomorrow so we received this lovely treat. 

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The Di Ford Mystery Quilt!

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The other quiltmakers!

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After all the quiltmakers showed their works, Laura showed her progress. 

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I love the colors of the quilt underneath. Another project that Laura is working on. 

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Look at this lovely machine stitching. If I’m correct this is done by a Sashiko Quilting machine.  

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Well this is what I did in those 2 hours I was there! I cut squares to make pinwheel blocks for my ‘Twas the night before Christmas’ stitchery quilt. 

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To trigger your memory, here are some old pictures.

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Laura found this on her last trip to the States. A mouse in a box. Had to share

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Walking back to the parking garage – a multi-storey car park – I first have to walk through the Muurhuizen again.

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I popped in the  VitaminStore on the way back to the parking garage. Had to get some Magnesium & Fish Oil tablets. You can also get all sorts of healthy shakes & smoothies. I had this green drink!

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Isn’t Amersfoort a lovely town? I had a great time and I’m going to do my best, Laura, and finish some pinwheels before the next bee.

1 comment:

ruthsplace said...

Thanks for sharing your walks around town. I love seeing your scenery and buildings. It looks like your group is making some wonderful things too.