Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

Improv Log Cabin

I’m working on this log cabin quilt. In my previous post I mentioned that I thought this quilt needed a tiny orange square in the upper left corner. I could have fused a square on top, but instead I took … Continue reading

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Small Covid related quilt

I never posted about this small 12″ x 12″ quilt which has now traveled to Sacramento and back. Here’s what SAQA and the Blueline Gallery said about the show: This Showcase will exhibit work inspired as a result of the … Continue reading

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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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