Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

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 but without the binding. I still need to sew the binding on it.  I’m looking for a better name for this quilt than Orange! Please send me suggestions in the comments! Here’s a detail: … Continue reading

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I thought I was done!

I sewed the pieces together and trimmed the uneven edges. When I measured it , it was only 46 inches long. I may loose more than an inch in the quilting and facing. This quilt needs to be 45″ in … Continue reading

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Today’s orange dilemma

I’m sewing together the separate sections of my Orange quilt.  I realized that the orange curve that I wanted to continue into the next block actually works better if it continues into the lightest color curve. Above is what I … Continue reading

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Tonight’s progress on Orange

Here’s tonight’s progress on my orange quilt. There was a piece of the lightest fabric in the middle of the quilt that really bothered me. I performed surgery and inserted more orange instead. I’m glad I did it! The quilt … Continue reading

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Speed Date with Improv!

I took two EBHQ Zoom classes with Krista Hennebury #poppyprints. One was Speed Date with Improv which was totally up my alley! We made a bunch of blocks while learning a bunch of techniques. Everyone used black, white plus one … Continue reading

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Working on orange

Yesterday I worked on my orange quilt for SAQA’s Prism Play challenge. I filled in some of the gaps and started sewing the blocks together. I took this photo, and didn’t like the way the horizontal seam that goes through … Continue reading

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Orange!

I’m working on my 15″ wide X 45″ long quilt for SAQA’s Prism Play challenge. I’m making an orange quilt and a blue quilt. I can only use the colors on the color card I received- no white or black, … Continue reading

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Lone Robin top finished!

This is my Lone Robin quilt top finished, with all 6 elements completed. I added the three turquoise squares on the top by machine applique, since the top was already sewn together when I decided to add them. This is … Continue reading

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Lone Robin element #6 continued

Here I am auditioning two different squares, between the orange “mountains.” I didn’t like either version. Either way it looks like eyes and a frowning frog mouth. I decided to do more orange in a “V.” Above I’m auditioning a … Continue reading

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