Because I am and I do

Because I am and I do.

About me

My name is Iris and I am a dutch mum of 3. I am married to a lovely English/Irish man and together we have 1 daughter and twin boys. We live in Germany near Cologne together with our Spanish dog and our German bantam hens.

Life gets crazy with 3 young ones and so I take solace in patchwork and quilting. Cutting up fabric  only to sew it back together again. When you say it like that it sounds kinda crazy.

I made my first quilt when I was pregnant with our daughter in 2010 and have not looked back since. After our darling daughter was born, going to classes was no longer managable. I needed to take the time when it came. I searched online for courses to participate in and found the Craftsy BOM taught by Amy Gibson of stitcherydickorydock.com. That proved to be the beginning of a wonderful journey which eventually led me to here writing my first blog and I look forward to see what the future holds.



I would love to hear from you, so feel free to leave a comment or two.
Left to right: Lola, Mr. C., Mr. K. me and Miss J.

3 comments:

  1. Daar zul je je handen aan vol hebben!!! Wat een schatten!!!

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    1. Dank je Maartje, Saai is inderdaad een woord dat niet echt in ons woordenboek voor komt, rust ook niet echt ;)

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  2. Since my mom is a cancer survivor, this is a cause that really hits lose to my heart. I'm sure this quilt will be well recieved and apprecaited.

    I'm sure it was a lot of fun to "test drive" a long arm. I've toyed around with taking my own test drive one of these days.

    Viele Grüße aus Norderstedt!

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