Category Archives: 12 x 12

Hamsa with pomegranates

Here is the hamsa I’m working on. I wanted to see how small I could cut the fabric with an Xacto knife. I think this is the smallest I can cut. It was rather frustrating to work on. However it … Continue reading

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12 x 12 version of Axis Mundi

Today I’m working on a 12 x 12 version of the quilt I made yesterday. I’m doing this so that I can work out how to quilt it on the smaller one. Also, this way I’ll have something to show … Continue reading

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Another 12 x 12

I made this with more of the extra black and white strips. I’m going to cut a hole in the center- a hole in the shape of my favorite eight pointed star. Then it will become an amulet, once I … Continue reading

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Eight 12 x 12s finished or almost finished

For the April meeting of my 12 x 12 group, we brought in everything we’ve done since we started in Sept. This is the half way point for the group. I’m fairly pleased with my progress. My goals for this … Continue reading

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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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