Category Archives: 12 x 12

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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New hamsa

I made this one because my Tree of Life hamsa sold! The 12 x 12 show is still up at Bay Quilts http://Www.facebook.com/BayAreaQuilts/  until 12/28, but someone bought my hamsa, and now there’s a blank space where it used to be. … Continue reading

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This month’s as yet nameless 12 x 12

I’ve been working on a 12 x 12 for tomorrow. I made a 12 x 12 frame out of paper to help me visualize where the edges will be. I decided it needed a dark contrast in the triangular hole … Continue reading

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A different UFO

I’m working on another UFO from the same class as the previous UFO. I think it will be my 12 x 12 for this month. My quilting buddies gave me some good comments about whether or not the previous UFO … Continue reading

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You’re invited to my opening! 12/4/16

You’re invited to the opening of our show! I have eight small quilts hanging in it. Come say hi to me and 27 other alumnae of the “12 x 12 challenge.” The opening is 12/4/16 from 1-4 PM, 5327 Jacuzzi St. Richmond, … Continue reading

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Tree of life hamsa finished!

Last night I finally did the beading on this hamsa. It is now finished, and ready for a show at Bay Quilts in December. I’ll say more about the show when I have more details, but the opening is December … Continue reading

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