Category Archives: 12 x 12

Accidental 12 x 12

I wanted to audition quilting options for the quilt I’ve been working on. So I made a nine-patch version of the quilt. It just happened to be 12.5″ x 12.5″. So, after trimming it would be perfect for my 12 … Continue reading

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Black and white is quilted

  Here it is, quilted, but you can’t really see the quilting lines in the photo above. Here’s a detail:

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Ready for quilting

I’ve only been working on this for two days, but it’s now ready for quilting. I inserted a 3/4 inch black strip, and decided it was done. First I tried a red strip, but didn’t like how it stole the focus … Continue reading

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A gift of black and white pieced strips

At my small quilt group/bee we were going through the group’s stash, and getting rid of fabric we were unlikely to use in the group’s projects. I took home a bag which included many  pieced black and white strips. You could call … Continue reading

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Mizrach quilting finished

I finally quilted the background. It now looks as if the background is pieced, but it’s not. I might sew some seed beads on this one, but otherwise it’s finished! Instead of a binding this one has a facing on the back. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Mizrach is almost finished

I sewed a tight zigzag or satin stitch around each appliqué piece. I don’t always do that. Lately I’ve been sewing a straight stitch on the edges. The latticework is stitched with one needle, by eye, without drawing it first. … Continue reading

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WIP which is now a “mizrach,” rather than an amulet

My daughter suggested I use the periwinkle on top of the dark blue, for the upper “window.” What a good idea! I had to cut out a new periwinkle piece as the other one was the wrong size, and I … Continue reading

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Work in progress- 12 x 12 amulet

I’m working on a new 12″ x 12″ amulet, with fusible applique. I’m having trouble picking the color for the center top “window.” At first I thought the periwinkle below was the right color. Here I am cutting it out with … Continue reading

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Disappearing hourglass eight ways!

I took an EBHQ fabric marbling class on Monday. Above are three of the eighteen fabric pieces I dyed. I showed them at the East Bay Modern Quilters meeting on Tue. Stacey asked me what I was going to do with … Continue reading

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First Chanukah quilt

I’ve never made a Chanukah quilt, so this is my first. I started it on January 1, which was the last day of Chanukah. I used the same fabric as the previous quilt. Someone asked me if it was hand … Continue reading

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