Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

Regina’s baby quilt!

I finished this baby quilt for my new cousin, Regina. It has been sent and received, so now I can share it. I’m especially pleased with how the back turned out. I love this rainbow triangle fabric!   I did … Continue reading

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Eight different layouts for Chunk of the Month!

Now that the 6th and last Chunk of the Month has been revealed, I’ve been playing with layout possibilities. Here are eight of them. I’m sure there are more!   I really like this last one, but i’m going to … Continue reading

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Work in progress

I’m working on two things at once. The other thing is 8 different layout options for Chunk of the Month-but I can’t share them util after Thursday when EBHQ has the meeting when we reveal Chunk #6. Here’s the quilt … Continue reading

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Sing back

I decided to use the word sing as the back of my second lone robin quilt. I haven’t figured out the quilting yet, but I’ll make it up as I go along. Below is the front of this quilt.

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Words!

Today I was the Zoom host in Cheryl Arkinson’s EBHQ class on piecing letters and words into quilts. It took me most of the day to make this. Singing is what’s kept me sane though the pandemic! Well, maybe both … Continue reading

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Chunk of the Month

March began with a new mystery quilt activity designed by Julia McLeod, who brought us our two Lone Robin activities. Each month Julia will provide a new PowerPoint of the Chunk, which will be revealed at Quilters Gather. Participants will … Continue reading

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Basket quilts!

Today I walked past Julie Silber’s antique quilt store on Hopkins in Berkeley. There was an elaborate basket quilt in the window, which reminded me of basket quilts I’ve done in the past. Mostly I do “liberated” baskets ala Gwen Marston. … Continue reading

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Blue Windows finished!

My blue quilt, now named “Blue Windows,” is finished! The deadline for the Prism Play quilts is Thursday, so it’s not even the last minute! Here’s the quilt and a detail shot. In the detail there is a face that … Continue reading

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Starting Blue!

I’ve only been working on this quilt for two days, but I’m really pleased with how it’s going! This quilt is also for the SAQA Prism Play show. This quilt will be 15″ wide by 45″ high when it’s done. … Continue reading

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Orange is quilted!

  Here is my orange quilt, quilted both before and after I sewed the binding on. Here are the 150 words I wrote about the inspiration for the piece & how it reflects my interpretation of the show’s concept: Orange … Continue reading

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