Category Archives: Improvisational piecing

Almost finished, almost ready to sew it together

I’m almost finished with the layout for this quilt. Any day now I’m going to start sewing the squares together. I’m having a great time adding more little triangles, but I think I should stop really soon. I’m wondering what to … Continue reading

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Breaking my own rules

I read somewhere, maybe from Kaffe Fassett that when designing a quilt, you should make up some rules to follow for that quilt. Then, to add surprise and make it more interesting, every so often, you should break the rules! … Continue reading

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Lots of progress on improv star!

I got more time to work on this today than I thought I would. See how much I accomplished! I wanted to mention that one of the reasons why I don’t cut out all the squares at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Auditioning new fabric

I bought four new yellows at New Pieces. I’m auditioning them to see if they will play nicely with the colors already in this quilt. I’ve cut them into squares so that I can really see how they work. I … Continue reading

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New improv star quilt

I’m working on another star quilt. I’m making it about 3′ x 3′. This will be my entry in the Berkeley Public Library quilt show. It’s not due until late April, so I do have enough time to finish it. … Continue reading

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New hamsa

I made this one because my Tree of Life hamsa sold! The 12 x 12 show is still up at Bay Quilts http://Www.facebook.com/BayAreaQuilts/  until 12/28, but someone bought my hamsa, and now there’s a blank space where it used to be. … Continue reading

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This month’s as yet nameless 12 x 12

I’ve been working on a 12 x 12 for tomorrow. I made a 12 x 12 frame out of paper to help me visualize where the edges will be. I decided it needed a dark contrast in the triangular hole … Continue reading

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A different UFO

I’m working on another UFO from the same class as the previous UFO. I think it will be my 12 x 12 for this month. My quilting buddies gave me some good comments about whether or not the previous UFO … Continue reading

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I need some advice

I’m working on the same old UFO. I cut it apart, then sewed the pieces back together again. I thought I would sew it back into a circle, but now I’ve got spaces between each piece, that I think I will piece … Continue reading

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You’re invited to my opening! 12/4/16

You’re invited to the opening of our show! I have eight small quilts hanging in it. Come say hi to me and 27 other alumnae of the “12 x 12 challenge.” The opening is 12/4/16 from 1-4 PM, 5327 Jacuzzi St. Richmond, … Continue reading

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