Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

Lone Robin element #6 (finally)!

I’m working on element # 6 of the Lone Robin, quilter’s choice, which means I can do anything I want! I took some of the leftover strips from element #3 and cut them up on an angle.   Now I’m … Continue reading

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When Day Was Night

This is my 12″ x 12″ quilt, called When Day Was Night. Today is the one year anniversary of that day when the sky was a dark yellow/orange all day, from the smoke in the atmosphere from the wildfires. This … Continue reading

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Lone Robin element #5 continued

I’m working on the spaces between these squares. I decided to make wonky strips instead of the even ones in element #2. I think it would drive me crazy to make that many strips that were exactly the same. Below … Continue reading

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Lone Robin element #5

The fifth element for the Lone Robin is “gradations.” While I was visiting my sister in North Carolina, I visited 2 fabric stores. I bought about 8 different fabrics, all of which had some kind of gradation. I had no … Continue reading

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A tale of two ladders

I seem to have ladders on the brain right now. I’m piecing a ladder into my Lone Robin quilt. Prompt #4 is roads, paths, ladders, and steps. Each space between the  rungs on this ladder is at least 1/4 inch … Continue reading

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Lone Robin 2021

I’m running behind in this year’s Lone Robin. However, I worked on it for a few days, and now I’m working on the current  prompt. Julia created the Lone Robin for the SF Quilt Guild. With her permission, I’m running … Continue reading

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My first quilt

Here’s a detail of my first quilt: On Thursday, 5/13/21 at the EBHQ Zoom Meet Up meeting, one of the activities will be participants sharing their first quilts. Here is mine. I started this quilt at age 13, when I was inspired … Continue reading

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Log cabin quilted!

If you double click on the photo it will get bigger. I’m done with the quilting! Now I need to put the binding on it. I’m going with a facing rather than a traditional binding. That’s where all the binding … Continue reading

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quilting my inprov log cabin

I’m working on quilting this log cabin. I’m not marking any lines. I don’t have a plan yet. I’m quilting a few lines with a walking foot, and then that gives me an idea of what to try next. I’m … Continue reading

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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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