Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

What I’m working on for Voices In Cloth quilt show

Here’s a small quilt I’m calling House/Hamsa that will be for sale in the Marketplace section of Voices In Cloth. I’m thinking of adding some beads to it. This is a small mixed media quilt that i made about my … Continue reading

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Four 12″ x 12″ quilts for VIC Power of Twelve jury

These are the four 12″ x 12″ quilts that I dropped of at Sue Fox’s studio for the jury for the Power of Twelve special exhibit at the 2020 Voices In Cloth quilt show (VIC). How many of them get … Continue reading

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Quilt finished for A Century of Women’s Progress

I finished this just in time for the deadline of January 4, 2020. It’s a “story quilt,” so here’s my story: I remember when the first issue of Ms. Magazine hit the news stands. My mom bought it and read … Continue reading

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PIQF

Here I am, visiting my quilt at the Pacific International Quilt Festival! This quilt was finished on the day before it was due for jurying. It was a huge effort to finish it in time, but I did it! Below … Continue reading

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Process photos for Circular Rectangles

Circular Rectangles is the kind of quilt where you keep making units, without firm ideas about how to sew them together, and put them on a design wall. The blocks don’t get sewn together until the whole quilt is on the … Continue reading

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Two quilts finished!

This is the small healing quilt I just finished. I’d like to make a larger one, and maybe add more embellishments, like embroidery and tassels to the bottom. I have a lot of ideas for another healing quilt. I’d like … Continue reading

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Blue and white quilt block

My friend Mary loves blue and white china dishes. She usually makes quilts and gives them away. She’s finally making a quilt for herself with blue and white as the only colors. She asked if any of her quilting friends … Continue reading

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What I’m working on

A week ago I taught my circular squares and rectangles class. I chose to make sample blocks in the same colors as last time I taught the class. Now I’ve got enough blocks to start making a quilt. Here’s one … Continue reading

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Work from the Circular Squares & Rectangles class

Here’s some student work from the Circular Squares & Rectangles class that I taught at HelloStitch: These are both by the same student. The first is just 4 square blocks, and the second uses both squares and rectangles. Same thing. First … Continue reading

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The eyes quilt, continued

I started thinking about this quilt last Monday. I started working on it on Wednesday, and I finished the binding this morning at 1 AM. I’m not quite done yet. I might sew on some beads. I need to ship the … Continue reading

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