This and That

Good Morning, Quilters!

Just a little something for Monday…

Several weeks ago, our friend, Peggy offered a paper piecing pattern based on “A Girl Sewing” by Victor Hammershoi.  Find the paper pieced pattern HERE.  (Peggy can also be found at

I thought you’d all like to see how quilt artist, Nicole Buckley, stitched the pattern…

(You can find Nicole on Instagram at saphre1964)

A Girl Sewing, Paper Pieced

Paper pieced Girl SewingLove the real needle and thread added to this quilt as well as the hand embroidery!

Paper Pieced, A girl sewingThe above quilt then inspired this watercolor by artist, Jennifer Rodriguez.  You can find her at All Things Belle or on Instagram at allthingsbelle.

A Girl Sewing, WatercolorINSTAGRAM

Also, if you’re not on Instagram, you’re missing the fun!  It is a very easy way to share your iPhone photos–(another way to share your Mystery Quilt photos!)

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It’s going to be a busy week here at The Inbox Jaunt…so get your work done today…and fire up the crock pot!


PS…The images in today’s post are copyrighted and used with permission of the artists.  Please refer to the artists for any use.

Seamstresses in Fine Art

Child Sewing

A Child Sewing

Robert Barnes, Girl Sewing

Robert Barnes (1840-1945)


NOTE-Contrary to “Seamstresses in Fine Art” tradition, I was unable to find any biographical information on Mr. Barnes.  If there are any sleuths out there who can find information…we’d love to read more about these adorable images.