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Welcome to the new, and improved version of Heaven in Belgium. I am Jientje. "Jientje", like the boys name Gene, followed by "chu"? "Gene-chu", that's how you pronounce my name. Yes!!!!That's it!! So now you know huh? I am an addicted blogger. I was born and raised and am still living in Belgium. Yeah, the "this-is- Tuesday-so-this-must-be-Brussels" kind of Belgium .. There, you see? Maybe you couldn't find it on the map, but at least I'm trying to change that a little by sharing lots of pictures. I really love to cook and create new things, like this blog for instance. I am a mother, not a grandmother,I don't know if I'll ever be, but I'll let you know in due time! Oh and um ... I am a wife too! They say I'm a traveler, and a photographer. Well that's just what they say, I love to make pictures, but I am far from professional ... If my English is not perfect, that would be because it's my second language. I do hope you'll forgive me any possible misspellings or strange vocabulary ... Now, as a result of all of the above, I get way too little sleep and my days are always much too short!

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Monday, August 9, 2010

Macro Monday, Patchwork and Quilting

 

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Macro Monday is easy to play, snap a macro (or any close-up) photo, and post it on your blog. Join the fun at Lisa’s Chaos.

 

 

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This week I’m sharing some close ups of the patchwork pillow I’ve been working on.

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15 comments:

Mar said...

I love patchwork and it's something I would really love to try!! beautiful shots of your pillow.

Macro Monday

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Wow....this is so very detailed and what a concept for a macro shot. I love it.

My Macro is Nautical

Hope your Monday is treating you well.

Wanda..... said...

I love the soft colored fabric you chose for your pillow, Jientje. I have 2 squares intended for pillows, that my mother never finished...Her large roll out quilting frame for quilts is in my attic.
♥...Wanda

joco said...

Interesting to see you putting the patches together with a hemming stitch. The fabric looks like it might be linen. Well, if this is Belgium, it must be linen, right?
I was thinking of taking some needlework pictures, if only to document what I have made over the years.

Chesney said...

I would love to see the finished product...love your "teasers"! Very nice!

Gattina said...

It's nice to take a picture of the work, but that's nothing for me, lol!

Tricia said...

Lovely pattern, so pretty!

Hood Photo Blog said...

A beautiful macro!!!

Have a wonderful week!

Hood Photo Blog

Maaike said...

wat een leuk onderwerp.
hele leuke fotos

Kala said...

Wonderful details in these images.

Linda Higgins said...

It is going to be beautiful! I love your thimble! Crazy huh...that I think thimbles can be pretty or just unique!

Rebecca said...

Love the thimble. I really need to get one. Oh how I hurt myself trying to find substitutes.

Carletta said...

Love the soft rose pattern of the fabric!
I used to do some work like this years ago.
I do hope you show us the completed project. :)

michael said...

Wonderful double duty with these photos. You not only get lovely pillows but nice pictures.

lisaschaos said...

Love the fabric choices! What a great idea for a macro!

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