As the name of this blog tells you, I live in Berlin, Germany.
I love this vibrant city, there are new things happening every day. People are open minded and creative. But unfortunately the quilting tradition didn´t grow big in Germany and when I tell my friends, I make quilts now, they are a little confused at first, because "Patchwork" has a quite oldfashioned mosty odour in the imagination of people. But when I show them the "blankets" they really like them. I am so new to quilting and I am fascinated everyday about the possibilities it gives and the wonderful artwork you can do with fabric.
I also love the traditional patterns like "the double wedding ring" or the "dresden" Pattern. When I noticed that there is a special tool for cutting the dresden wedges I had to have it. And this is what I am doing now. I am working on a quilt for my mother made from the fabrics she gave me, definetly not my style,) but they really suit to my parents home and style. I thinks with a little modern twist it will become a cute warm and cosy quilt, as a thank you for her giving me the tools...
Here is where I am so far. Cutting all wedges for five dresden plates, chainsew some little "prayer flags" and already finished two.
Stay tuned to see how I am doing the new dresden quilt.
P.S. Did I tell you that Dresden is about two hours away from Berlin? And maybe somebody can tell me why this pattern is called Dresden?