Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Matroushka quilt in progress

Although it is not finished, I do want to show you how my matrouska quilt is developing.

matroushka quiltje 001

It's not going to be a large quilt, but it will be a cosy one! And I'm using only old Dutch Sits fabrics.

matroushka quiltje 007

There are three more pieces that need to be finished and sewn on the quilt.
I have to buy more fabric for the binding and for the backside. And after sewing it al together I want to needlequilt it of course.

matroushka quiltje 008

My mother gave me this sits fabric ones with these beautiful borders. As you can see I used the smal borders in between. I'm going to use the large border as a finishing border. So to be continued again!

34 comments:

Kate said...

What a gorgeous and satisfying design and use of fabrics.

Kitty said...

Hello Heleen - thank you for visiting my blog. I've had a lovely time looking round yours. You have made some very beautiful things - and this quilt is going to be another! I have only ever made one quilt - it took so long!

Take care :-) x

Tracey said...

I love all their little faces. What a great quilt to snuggle in.

Gillian said...

This is looking gorgeous! The sashing print is especially lovely.

Can you describe what is 'Dutch sits' fabric? I'm not familiar with it.

Thanks
Gillian

eileensattic said...

Oh my goodness! GORGEOUS! I love pretty stuff so much.
When you say needle-quilting, do you mean by hand?

LiLi M. said...

Oooh hij wordt helemaal geweldig. Ik heb nog nooit van Sits stoffen gehoord en ik zie dat ik niet de enige ben. Misschien stof voor een volgende keer? ;-)
Alvast bedankt! Succes verder en tot ziens!

Alison Boon said...

I love your quilt. it is stunning.

martine said...

Wat prachtig die Russische dametjes in oer Hollandse stofjes.De kleuren passen zo goed bij ze.
Mooie quilt wordt het.

purple and paisley said...

your things are amazing...the quilt is beautiful!

Lucy Locket-Pocket said...

Your quilt is looking gorgeous! All the Matroushkas are so happy!

Felicia said...

Oh, its beautiful :)

Peti said...

Ik vind het heel mooi, Heleen. Gelukkig hoef je voor extra stof niet meer helemaal naar Amsterdam of maak je er een dagje uit van?

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

I love it, its simply a work of art. Well done.

monda-loves said...

This looks great. A real labour of love. I can imagine that you will give it to your children, and they will give it to their children and so on...lovely.

Monda
x

Guðrún said...

This quilt will be so special.

MariecusBruyn said...

Hij wordt prachtig!

Karol-Ann said...

This is such a cute quilt! Well done!

Hannah said...

Ach wat wordt dit toch een leuke quilt. Hollandse sits en dan de matoushka's. Sits is toch een typisch Nederlandse stof? Werd dat niet gebruikt voor bepaalde klederdrachten?
Het wordt in ieder geval prachtig!

Jane said...

Your quilt is beautiful, Jane x

Kris said...

I love your quilt. It is sooooooooo beautiful! I love the small border fabric you used. So perfect for the quilt!

Gina said...

What a fabulous quilt that's turning into.
While I was on holiday I saw a shop that sold only these dolls and my thoughts immediately turned to you and your quilt

love and hugs xxx

astrid said...

hij wordt prachtig. Lijkt me moeilijk om in de mooie sits stof te knippen.

Suzie Sews said...

Beautiful quilt, so lovely and very 'happy' looking

groetjes van ingrid h.g. said...

O, wat vind ik het toch mooi!
Is hier een patroon van,....
Of ga je er een patroon van maken,.....
En is dat dan te koop in je winkel,....
Ik hoop het!
Want ik wil 'm heel graag maken!
:o)

jaana*maaria said...
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jaana*maaria said...

Dear Heleen, how beautiful! I love those little "ladies" of yours, and the fabrics from your mom is just lovely! Looking forward to see your quilt ready... ;-)
I just had to write something about you in my blog too. ;-)
Zhank you for inspiring!
*hugs*

Maureen said...

Ik was al zo nieuwsgierig hoe het zou gaan worden.
Ik vind het geweldig!!!

Kali said...

I new this would look wonderful!

Love your photos. Kali xo

MisCia said...

Beautiful quilt... Lovely!

Annie said...

I absolutely love this quilt.

Leigh said...

I love this, great job!!!

Sonnja said...

Ik vind je matroushka quilt heel mooi!
Groetjes,

Sonnja
Beertje Zonn

püppilottchen said...

wow - this quilt is going to be a treasure!!

thank you for your nice comment about my shop!! :)

**nicola

Gata púrpura/Nathalia silva said...

Your job is beautiful! and I love your blog Ü,
Nathali