Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

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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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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