Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

Re-do for my (prize winning!) Lone Robin

I took apart the top row and redid it. I knew that every time I looked at it it would bother me. Below is the previous version. Deadlines are my friend! January 1st was the deadline for EBHQ.   What’s … Continue reading

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Pillow number 2

Here is the second pillow I made for my daughter in Vancouver. It’s very improvisational! I decided that I would make it from food themed fabric and turquoise. Here are some process photos:   It was an interesting puzzle to … Continue reading

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Back story on Lone Robin quilt

I have a tendency to procrastinate, and all this Covid quarantining is draining my creativity. However deadlines are a great motivator for me. There was a midnight deadline to send the photo of my Lone robin to the SFQG. By … Continue reading

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Lone Robin, (sort of) finished!

Here is my Lone Robin with the 5th and 6th elements. #5 was crosses or Xs and #6 was anything of my choice but must include a color from the first round. I submitted this quilt top to the San … Continue reading

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Lone Robin 5th element!

For the 5th element of the Lone Robin we are adding crosses or X’s. Above is what I might do, and leave the extra space for element 6. However I made a bunch of examples for EBHQ of the many … Continue reading

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Lone Robin with the 4th element

The 4th element to be added to the Lone Robin is squares. The squares can be regular squares or wonky squares. I’m adding a lot of squares to the bottom. I haven’t sewn the squares to the rest of the … Continue reading

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Continuing to add to my hamsa quilt

I had so much fun with the string blocks on the Lone Robin that I decided to add larger ones to this quilt. My question is what 4″ block to put in the corners? I was thinking of a liberated … Continue reading

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Lone Robin, round #2

Here is my Lone Robin with the second element: flying geese blocks. I chose to put them only along the top. There are now 100 quilters signed up for the Lone Robin with EBHQ, and possibly an equal number at … Continue reading

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More postcard swap

  Here is the postcard I made and sent to Fredda. I used some of the fancy stitches I rarely use on my machine. Above is the lovely postcard that Fredda mailed to me! She put a lot of hand … Continue reading

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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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