Author Archives: admin

Version number 3

I made a new hamsa block for the center. I combined what I liked the best from the 2 other versions. Here it is all sewn together. Now I need to decide what color the 4 triangles will be. Here … Continue reading

Posted in hamsa, Improvisational piecing, Machine applique, round-robin, Work In Progress | Leave a comment

On the other hand…

I’m trying to decide which version of this quilt I like better. If anyone reading this has an opinion, I’d love to hear it! This will be a double bed sized quilt, so it will get much larger. If I … Continue reading

Posted in hamsa, Improvisational piecing, liberated stars, Machine applique, Work In Progress | Leave a comment

Medallion with Hamsa

This is the beginning of a quilt that I started working on, a week ago. It will be a medallion quilt, inspired by all the lovely round robin medallion quilts that friends are making in EBHQ and SFQG. I played … Continue reading

Posted in hamsa, Improvisational piecing, liberated stars, Machine applique, round-robin, Work In Progress | Leave a comment

Three hamsas done!

I just put the labels on these three hamsas for the Marketplace section of Voices In Cloth.This one is called Orange and Blue Hamsa. Bird Hamsa- note that it is asymmetrical and is both a hand and a bird. Kaffe … Continue reading

Posted in EBHQ, hamsa, Machine applique | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Three hamsas done!

What I’m working on for Voices In Cloth quilt show

Here’s a small quilt I’m calling House/Hamsa that will be for sale in the Marketplace section of Voices In Cloth. I’m thinking of adding some beads to it. This is a small mixed media quilt that i made about my … Continue reading

Posted in EBHQ, hamsa, Improvisational piecing, Machine applique, Quilt Shows, Work In Progress | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on What I’m working on for Voices In Cloth quilt show

Four 12″ x 12″ quilts for VIC Power of Twelve jury

These are the four 12″ x 12″ quilts that I dropped of at Sue Fox’s studio for the jury for the Power of Twelve special exhibit at the 2020 Voices In Cloth quilt show (VIC). How many of them get … Continue reading

Posted in 12 x 12, EBHQ, hamsa, Improvisational piecing, Machine applique, Quilt Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Quilt finished for A Century of Women’s Progress

I finished this just in time for the deadline of January 4, 2020. It’s a “story quilt,” so here’s my story: I remember when the first issue of Ms. Magazine hit the news stands. My mom bought it and read … Continue reading

Posted in EBHQ, Improvisational piecing, Quilt Shows | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Liora’s quilt finished!

I’m really happy to have finished this quilt in time to take it to the EBHQ meeting which was the Monday before Thanksgiving. It’s always good to have a deadline. And Liora is only a month old, so I’m quite … Continue reading

Posted in Baby quilts, Machine applique | Comments Off on Liora’s quilt finished!

Maggie’s quilt

  I got an email from the Chinese Historical Society of San Francisco asking if they could borrow my quilt about Maggie Gee again for a show. I looked and looked for the quilt- it’s quite small, about 20 inches … Continue reading

Posted in Quilt Shows | Tagged | 1 Comment

Carrie’s baby quilt

I just finished this baby quilt for a neighbor who’s having a baby shower next weekend. She asked for orange, yellow and blue. I picked fabrics that had an interesting image in those colors. This quilt actually has 15 different … Continue reading

Posted in Baby quilts | Comments Off on Carrie’s baby quilt