my tutorial for a needle book and then quilt it by hand. Anyone interested in getting my old needle book?
here you can find a similar one. Later I thought I could have adjusted the angle of the flap to the pattern on the fabric. Next time.
buttercup bag pattern! It comes together easily and just looks great. Maybe I'll try one in leather soon. This one contains again some sets of earrings for a birthday girl. The little lady loves giraffes and I happened to have this fabric in stock. In the bag also a recipe for a fabulous giraffe cake roll.
birthday party involving the girl with the pearl earring, you should have seen her in real, don't you think? Two weeks ago the girls and I went to the recently re-openend Mauritshuis to see the painting and all the other famous paintings in the beautiful museum. We went there by train, had lunch at Bloem and after the visit to the museum we also went to Gallerij Prins Willem V and Panorama Mesdag. My memory didn't do right to that panoramic painting. The girls liked it a lot. In the end of a lovely day, my husband joined us to have dinner. Dinner in the restaurant where we went for our first date.
Tweede Maasvlakte twice. Here you see a hipbone of a ice age rhino. We also found a piece of an ancient pelvis, probably of a mammoth. And a back tooth from a very old deer or cow. You don't have to be an expert, because there's a site, Oervondstchecker, where you can upload pictures of your find. An expert will look at it and explain what it is you've found within a few days. Or you can go on expedition with an expert.