District 3 – Technology

And we have come to this month’s Hunger Games Districts series pattern. We are up to month 4 now which means we are at District 3, the home of Nuts and Volts.

This Pattern is slightly different from the previous in the series. the difference being it’s not only paper pieced. The wheels are done with applique. I haven’t done much applique as you can probaly see from the pic below. But it was the only way without going into some ridiculous AAAA pattern pieces :P

District 3 - Technology
District 3 is 10″ and lives with the other Hunger Games Patterns on the Sci-Fi and Fantasy page

Happy sewing

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There’s no place like Pony Land

I’m making presents for my cousins that live in Finland. They are coming to visit this summer. They are each getting a pillow with something I know they like. The girl I know likes horses, but to put a little fandom in it I made a My little pony :)
(I just hope they don’t read my blog as that would ruin the surprise. But I don’t think they know about it)

My Little Pony
My Little Pony is 10″ and is on the Cartoons and Comics Page
I still have to embroider the nose and mouth on him.

I’ve also been working on my 4/12 for 2012. I only have to finish the binding and then it’s on to 5/12. But unfortunately I won’t be able to show it to you for a while since it’s a secret :P

anyways, Happy sewing :D

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Meet the President

I have a new pattern for you today. Once again I’m being inspired by the Hunger Games Trilogy.
This week I offer you President Snow. The pattern is a white rose which is something that I now always associate with him :)

Snow

snow is 5″ and joins his fellow Panem-iens on the Sci-fi and fantasy page.

be sure to come back next week for a new fandom pattern
happy sewing

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District 2 – Masonry

Hello and Happy summer.
Today (at least on the Icelandic calendar) is the first day of summer *does a happy dance* It’s actually not warm at all but the grass is starting to go green and the sun is up from 5 in the morning and until after 11 at night. compared to the shortest day of the year (December 21st) when the sun is up for 28 minutes this is the life :P

On to today’s pattern :) it is time for a new Hunger Games pattern
District 2 - Masonry
This month’s Hunger Games is District 2 like the rest it’s 10″ and can be found on the Sci-Fi and Fantasy page :)

Happy Crafting

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Garden party winners

It’s time for our 2 garden party winners. Who will each get one free pattern of their choice from my Craftsy store

Fist I drew a name from those who had posted the Bluebird in the Garden Party Flicker group

and the name that came out of the hat is
reynoldsjm06

the winner from the comments is

Congratulations to our winners. You will be contacted later today.

and thank you everyone who commented and shared your versions of the Bluebird they are all amazing.

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Buzy week and some Mythbusters :P

So this week has been a little mad for me. Since last Friday when my blog hop post went up (you still have until tomorrow to comment on the blog hop post to be entered to win).
I spent Easter weekend at the farm. Mostly I was rereading the Hunger Games series and doing some embroidery on my TABABOM which is now ready to be quilted :D. and didn’t get home until late on Monday.
Tuesday I had a dentist appointment at 9:00 and was pretty loopy for the rest of the day (I hate going to the dentist).
Yesterday (Wednesday) was my birthday and my mum took me fabric shopping, “you can have anything you want” I went a little crazy :D
Then today my gerbil passed away (at least he waited until after my birthday) and we went to the farm, mostly for a place to keep the cage which is actually a fish tank. But the weather was lovely and I spent the day in the sandbox with Tristan and the dogs (my sisters Papillion and my aunt’s Icelandic sheep dog)

Anyways I didn’t have time to test my new pattern that really doesn’t need testing since it’s super simple. It’s inspired by the Mythbusters. I really wanted to make a Mythbusters pattern but what really represents them? Well this is the first thing that sprang to mind :P

This would be a roll of Duckt Tape and it’s 5″

I’ll see you guys tomorrow with the 2 winners
Happy sewing

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Paper Pieced Pattern-A-Day Garden Party Blog Hop!

Hi and welcome to Liljabs.com :)
today is my day in the garden party block hop.

When I think of gardens the first thing that comes into my mind is Birds, so I thought it was perfect to make a bird block.

Bluebird
This is Bluebird and it is 10″

But I’m also having a giveaway this week. I’m giving away 2 patterns of your choice from my Craftsy store. there will be 2 winners (randomly chosen) that will each get one pattern. one winner will be drawn from the comments on this post and the other from finished ‘Bluebird’ patterns posted in the garden party flickr group The winners will be announced (and contacted) a week from today on April 13th (I hope you’re not superstitious since it’s a Friday :P)
You can click the link below to see my craftsy patterns.

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Happy sewing

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