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4th Chunk of the Month!

I have now finished the 4th Chunk of the Month. Here are all four of this month’s chunks. I played around with chunks #3 and #4, not sewing them together, but just exploring the possibilities. I really like this combination!

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Chunk of the Month #3

This is the third Chunk of the month. I made four of these blocks. In Julia’s example, all of the light fabric was the same white.

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Sing back

I decided to use the word sing as the back of my second lone robin quilt. I haven’t figured out the quilting yet, but I’ll make it up as I go along. Below is the front of this quilt.

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Words!

Today I was the Zoom host in Cheryl Arkinson’s EBHQ class on piecing letters and words into quilts. It took me most of the day to make this. Singing is what’s kept me sane though the pandemic! Well, maybe both … Continue reading

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Chunk of the Month

March began with a new mystery quilt activity designed by Julia McLeod, who brought us our two Lone Robin activities. Each month Julia will provide a new PowerPoint of the Chunk, which will be revealed at Quilters Gather. Participants will … Continue reading

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Voices in Cloth quilt show is next weekend!!

    Here’s the quilt I just finished quilting and delivered with my other quilts for the Voices in cloth quilt show! The East Bay Heritage Quilters’ show- Voices in Cloth is March 26 & 27. You can find all … Continue reading

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I’m teaching in person!

I’m teaching an in-person workshop! And it’s free (plus $5 for art supplies) Details below: Making a Paper-Cut Hamsa A New Lehrhaus workshop with Claire Sherman Free plus $5 for art supplies March 20, 2022- 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Masks and … Continue reading

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Amazing Abstracts with Julia Graves

I just spent two days in Julia Graves Amazing Abstracts EBHQ workshop. It’s foundation piecing on a muslin foundation. The whole quilt design is mapped out in advance with little snippets of fabric on double stick tape, on an index card … Continue reading

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Basket quilts!

Today I walked past Julie Silber’s antique quilt store on Hopkins in Berkeley. There was an elaborate basket quilt in the window, which reminded me of basket quilts I’ve done in the past. Mostly I do “liberated” baskets ala Gwen Marston. … Continue reading

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Blue Windows finished!

My blue quilt, now named “Blue Windows,” is finished! The deadline for the Prism Play quilts is Thursday, so it’s not even the last minute! Here’s the quilt and a detail shot. In the detail there is a face that … Continue reading

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