Funky Flowers QAL - Meet the designers... Ellen Remijnse from EQP Textiles

October 26, 2018

It's time to introduce the 9th designer for the Funky Flowers QAL, and it might not be a surprise to you... it's me! ;o)

 

Het is tijd om de 9e ontwerpster voor de Funky Flowers QAL voor te stellen en het is misschien geen verrassing... dat ben ik! ;o)

 

 

Lets tell you a little bit more about myself!

I'm born in Holland, living in Belgium. I started quilting 23 years ago, at the age of 10. Besides creating patterns and teaching classes, 3 years ago, I started designing fabric collections for our own brand, EQP Textiles. I love antique fabrics and quilts and I use them as an inspiration for my own designs. I like to give them a more fresh and modern touch though, which expresses our unique style.

 

 

How does my family feel about my quilt/fabric addiction?

My mother taught me how to quilt. Her addiction is (if possible) far worse then mine! :o) Philippe learned to deal with my love for fabrics and even got to like it so much that we started EQP together! He loves to cut fabrics, but I still need to convince him to also make some stitches ;o)

 

 

How many projects am I you working on this moment? 

Currently, I'm working on 4 projects, 3 of them are made from our newest fabric collection 'Remembering Tomorrow' (click on the 'Remembering Tomorrow' tag below to find out more) and 1 mini quilt for which I love to use my scraps! I work 99% by hand so it takes some time before large quilts are finished, but I love the whole process.

 

 

If I wasn't a professional quilter/designer, what would I like to be doing?

I would probably still be working in Human Resources. I love to help people to find them the perfect job!

 

 

Did quilting make me see something of the world that I otherwise wouldn't have seen?

Quilting offers me a lot of chances to travel to lovely places. But Houston, we have a problem... because I still didn't manage to get there ;o)

 

 

Tonight, we will start with the first block of the Funky Flowers QAL. I hope you will all enjoy it. Don't forget to sign up for the Facebook group, invite your friends and share the messages and pictures of your blocks!

Happy quilting!

 

Vanavond starten we met het eerste blok van de Funky Flowers QAL. Ik hoop dat jullie er allemaal met plezier mee aan de slag gaan. Vergeet niet je aan te melden bij de Facebook groep, nodig ineens ook al je vriend(inn)en uit en deel zeker de berichtjes en foto's van jullie blokken!

Veel quiltplezier!

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