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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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Lone Robin 5th element!

For the 5th element of the Lone Robin we are adding crosses or X’s. Above is what I might do, and leave the extra space for element 6. However I made a bunch of examples for EBHQ of the many … Continue reading

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Lone Robin with the 4th element

The 4th element to be added to the Lone Robin is squares. The squares can be regular squares or wonky squares. I’m adding a lot of squares to the bottom. I haven’t sewn the squares to the rest of the … Continue reading

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Fast baby quilt

This is the baby quilt I’m almost finished with. I’ve already put the binding on. All it needs is the label, which will be heart shaped. It’s a two sided quilt and I don’t want the label to detract from … Continue reading

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Second EBHQ workshop with Latifah!

Since I’m the co-chair of Workshops for EBHQ (East Bay Heritage Quilters), I get to take the workshops for free in exchange for my work. In the before times that meant setting up tables, buying the teacher’s lunch, making coffee, … Continue reading

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I took a Zoom workshop with Latifah Saafir!

Today EBHQ had its first Zoom workshop since Shelter In Place. Latifah Saafir was the teacher. This is her paper pieced Molehills pattern. Since I never make want to make someone else’s pattern or make a quilt that looks like … Continue reading

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Continuing to add to my hamsa quilt

I had so much fun with the string blocks on the Lone Robin that I decided to add larger ones to this quilt. My question is what 4″ block to put in the corners? I was thinking of a liberated … Continue reading

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Lone Robin with the third element

Here’s my Lone Robin with the third prompt, stripes or strips. I used a foundation piecing technique that uses newspaper as the tear away foundation. The first strip was 1.25.” The rest of the strips are either 1″ or 3/4″ … Continue reading

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It’s exactly 100 years since women won the right to vote!

Here’s my quilt for the online show 100 Years of Women’s Progress. Follow this link to see the whole show: https://www.centuryofwomensprogress.com/claire-sherman Here’s what I wrote about this quilt: Still No ERA I remember when the first issue of Ms. Magazine hit … Continue reading

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Lone Robin, round #2

Here is my Lone Robin with the second element: flying geese blocks. I chose to put them only along the top. There are now 100 quilters signed up for the Lone Robin with EBHQ, and possibly an equal number at … Continue reading

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