Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

Postcard swap!

In the EBHQ Meet Up group next Thursday, we are going to have a postcard swap. People will be grouped into pairs and send each other postcards through the mail. Here are some postcards I’ve made over the years.

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Lone Robin!

This is the beginning of a new quilt, called a lone robin. It’s an idea from my friend, Julia McLeod, who is in charge of the block of the month for the San Francisco Quilters Guild. She couldn’t figure out … Continue reading

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Auditioning triangles

Here’s the simplest option, above. Here’s another simple option. Now it’s getting complicated. Here are 4 different options. All are ombre fabrics. I only have a yard of each of these fabrics, so there’s probably only enough fabric for 2 … Continue reading

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Baby quilt continued

I decided that this baby quilt needed another color. I was thinking purple or hot pink. Some online quilters in the Lib-quilters suggested gold, to go with the giraffes on the back. I went with a cranberry. And here’s the … Continue reading

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New baby quilt

I’ve been busy making fabric face masks for the past month. But I’m back to quilting, at least until I finish this baby quilt. This is the top. It’s finished. Here is the back, but it wasn’t big enough, so … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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