Monthly Archives: December 2017

Sujata inspired place-mat or very small quilt

I’m hoping to finish another quilt that’s larger than 12″ x 12″ before 2017 ends. Meanwhile I finished this place-mat which I started in Sujata Shah’s EBHQ workshop. This is the block she calls crossroads. I’m also working on finishing … Continue reading

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A few Gee’s Bend quilts at the de Young Museum

I went to the de Young Museum, Sunday. It was great- no crowds of people, no traffic, and lots of parking spaces. There are some quilts there that the museum has purchased from Gee’s Bend quilters and from a local … Continue reading

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Magic squares

Here is a block called magic squares, also from the Mac Attack workshop¬† at New Pieces. This is a tessellation.¬† All four of the pieces in each block are identical. I must have rearranged the pieces as I was sewing … Continue reading

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Mac Attack class

I took an improvisational piecing class at New Pieces called Mac Attack with Mike MacNamara. Here are some photos: This one started as two fabrics one on top of the other. I had a half yard of orange and a … Continue reading

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Axis Mundi or Jacob’s Ladder

Here’s another quilt finished in 2017! I feel like most of my energy has gone to 12″ x 12″s this year, so it’s important to me to have finished a few larger quilts I made a smaller version of this … Continue reading

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12 x 12 show opening

Here I am at the opening of the 12 x 12 show last Sunday. All the quilts to my right are mine. This year everyone could have up to eight of their twelve pieces in the show. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Quilt finished after many different versions

  Here’s version one. I pieced the stars, and wanted to enlarge the quilt with out piecing any more stars. I love this Asian crane fabric, and the friend I’m making the quilt for loves to go bird watching. However, … Continue reading

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