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Improv Log Cabin

I’m working on this log cabin quilt. In my previous post I mentioned that I thought this quilt needed a tiny orange square in the upper left corner. I could have fused a square on top, but instead I took … Continue reading

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Looking at a WIP (Work in Progress)

When does a WIP become a UFO (Unfinished Fabric Object)? I haven’t worked on this improv Log Cabin in many months. I was deleting photos on my phone and came across it. When I stopped working on it I was … Continue reading

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The loss of Roberta Horton

I received  sad news this evening- the loss of a great quilt maker and one of the teachers who taught me how to quilt (after I taught myself- I started by making it up as I went along). She and her … Continue reading

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Small Covid related quilt

I never posted about this small 12″ x 12″ quilt which has now traveled to Sacramento and back. Here’s what SAQA and the Blueline Gallery said about the show: This Showcase will exhibit work inspired as a result of the … Continue reading

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Re-do for my (prize winning!) Lone Robin

I took apart the top row and redid it. I knew that every time I looked at it it would bother me. Below is the previous version. Deadlines are my friend! January 1st was the deadline for EBHQ.   What’s … Continue reading

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Chanukah postcards

Here are three fabric Chanukah postcards that I made for my offspring and my sister. One of them still hasn’t arrived. I delayed posting these, intending to wait till they had all arrived. Here’s a better photo of two of … Continue reading

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Pillow number 2

Here is the second pillow I made for my daughter in Vancouver. It’s very improvisational! I decided that I would make it from food themed fabric and turquoise. Here are some process photos:   It was an interesting puzzle to … Continue reading

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Back story on Lone Robin quilt

I have a tendency to procrastinate, and all this Covid quarantining is draining my creativity. However deadlines are a great motivator for me. There was a midnight deadline to send the photo of my Lone robin to the SFQG. By … Continue reading

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Lone Robin, (sort of) finished!

Here is my Lone Robin with the 5th and 6th elements. #5 was crosses or Xs and #6 was anything of my choice but must include a color from the first round. I submitted this quilt top to the San … Continue reading

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Pillow number 1

This is an 18 inch pillow I recently finished for my daughter in Vancouver, BC. She has a red couch. I offered to make black and white pillows, but she wanted vibrantly colored pillows! These are some of the same food … Continue reading

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