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Karen Ackva
Works at easypatchwork
Lives in Ulm, Germany
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what have you been up to on Easter break?
Well, it has been two weeks since my last post. Time has flown by, and I have hardly gotten any sewing done, so it seems. I think I managed to post a couple of sneak peeks of my last block from the Advanced Sampler on Instagr...
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What are your needs/wishes from a quilting retreat?
Spring is in the air and I am slowly getting anxious! Whenever I think about spring, I think about going on a patchwork retreat! Don't you? I have been on a couple retreats now, and have learned what I like/don't like about t...
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cool ideas for your sewing room and needs
Back to the once a month posting about everything concerning your sewing room. Today I wanted to show you some essential wanna haves that can really be practical in your sewing room. What could they be? Since I live in German...
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a new pattern for skinny strips and honeybun rolls!
Life is grand and then you are blessed with time. Sometimes I have so many ideas, I don't know what to do with them all. You would think that I am a chaot who has an idea..jumps in..and forgets all about it and starts somethi...
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It is that time again! Babies are in the air. Why does it seem that so many babies are born in spring and summer months? It warms my heart to make quilts and toys for these little sweetie-pies! Usually for every first born in...
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Now that I have slowed down my pace (or turned into a slow blogger), I am starting to enjoy sewing once again. At the beginning of the year, I loaded myself down with countless Sew & Quilt Alongs and got a little overwhelmed...
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Some food for thought...
I have been swapping for a couple of years now and mostly with great rewards. I have made friends, learned, shared, received, was spoiled, and was amazed..but also let down and disappointed. I know there are many other of you...
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Make simple, easy, practical patchwork - a blog presented by Karen Ackva --free patterns and tutorials--
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I came across a very nice, down and dirty block contest at EQ7 to design a block at least 6 x 6 inches. (I am continuously designing quilts and blocks and had a few stock piled and ready to use.) This is really an awesome con...
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For those of you who know me, you would also know that Birgitte Heitland is my praised long-arm-quilter and colleague. She is such a creative and successful woman and a pleasure to know. She has quilted several of my quilts, ...
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We recently had one of our biggest patchwork and hand crafting conventions in Germany in Karlsruhe. It was the first time that I had the pleasure of attending and didn't really know what to expect. I had visited a crafting co...
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  • easypatchwork
    patchwork pattern designer, 2011 - present
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simple. easy. practical
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an American girl living in Germany
who designs patchwork patterns for quilts
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