Monthly Archives: January 2016

Slow progress

I’m making very slow progress on this double layered amulet. I keep getting distracted by other projects. When I put the binding on, it will connect the two quilt layers together. I also plan to put beads and at least … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Seminole patchwork

I’m experimenting with Seminole patchwork today. It’s the original method of strip piecing invented by the Seminole people (Native Americans), in the late 1800’s with hand cranked sewing machines. I’m doing a short “tips and tricks” demo on it at the Thursday night … Continue reading

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Four color placemats

My college aged daughter asked for two placemats for her new apartment. She specified that they should be black, white, blue and green. This is how I started. I did not have a plan. I just cut wedge shaped strips, … Continue reading

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WIP (Work In Progress) new amulet

Happy 2016! This is what I’m working on. It will be a double layered 12″ x 12″ quilt, similar to the one below. However I’ve been working on the precision of the satin stitch edge. I’m much happier with the new … Continue reading

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