Monthly Archives: August 2016

Tree Of Life Hamsa, continued

I practiced cutting out hamsas with vines/trees in them out of paper until I was satisfied with this one. I fused the green fabric to fusible web before tracing the paper hamsa onto the paper side of the fusible web. I  cut out the … Continue reading

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Tree Of Life hamsa, in progress

I’m working on a different hamsa than the one I blogged about on 8/4. That other one is still a work in progress. This new one has a subtle tree in the middle, so I’m calling it a Tree Of … Continue reading

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A trip up the Oregon coast.

I recently returned from a trip up and down the coast of California and Oregon. It’s amazing how many tiny coastal towns have a quilt shop, selling lots of lovely fabric. I also visited the Latimer Quilt and Textile Museum in Tillamook, … Continue reading

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Hamsas

I’m working on some small quilts with hamsas. A hamsa is a stylized hand for protection, from the Middle East. Hamsa is the number five in Arabic. I pieced a lot of orange scraps into a piece of “made fabric” then … Continue reading

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