Sonntag, 18. November 2012

Sneak Peek

It is a very slow process, but it is so much fun making this quilt top.





















I am not quite sure how I best finish the top - should I cut it square or should I applique the finished piece onto a background fabric? Maybe you have other suggestions for me?

Kommentare:

  1. so beautiful! i just moved to frankfurt, and i am wondering where you buy your fabric? i went to the karstadt this weekend on the ziel, but their small designer fabric section was SO expensive! i live in bockenheim. do you order online a lot? and if so, what sites do you like?

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  2. Hi Kelly, a warm welcome to Frankfurt. I think it is a great city, but not a place to buy fabric. I order most of my fabric from the US, mostly from fabricworm and Fat Quarter Shop. You only need to make sure that your order fits into a flat rate envelope and you shoukd pass customs fine. If you have to pick up your order at customs (Zoll), you need to pay an additional VAT of 19% on the total of your order (including the shipping). And if the total of your order is more than 150€, you need to pay an additional tax on top of the 19%. But don't worry, you will find that your fabric will still be cheaper than buying it over here, regardless if you buy online or in a shop.
    I live in Westend, so cöose by, maybe we can meet up? I can show you some ülaces to buy odds and ends for sewing if you like.
    I hope you have a great time here. Take care
    Ulrike

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  3. okay, good to know! i've bought from fabricworm and fat quarter shop frequently in the past.

    i'd love to meet up sometime! and we are so close! we like take the u over to westend to go to the rewe there, since it's bigger and nicer than ours on leipziger straße :) we'll have to figure out a time that works for both of us sometime soon.

    tschüß! (very slowly learning a few german words...)

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