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Prism Play fabrics

I went to both Bay Quilts and New Pieces today to buy fabrics for my 2 Prism Play quilts. I know some people are dying their own fabrics, but that is not my expertise. Here are the fabrics for both … Continue reading

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SAQA Prism Play

  SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) will have a juried show called Prism Play. I signed up to make 2 quilts, one in blue and one in orange. Each quilt will be one color, and 45″ long by 15″ wide. … Continue reading

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The other ladder

Here’s the fairy door and ladder I made, installed on the tree in front of our house.  

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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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Lone Robin, (sort of) finished!

Here is my Lone Robin with the 5th and 6th elements. #5 was crosses or Xs and #6 was anything of my choice but must include a color from the first round. I submitted this quilt top to the San … Continue reading

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Second EBHQ workshop with Latifah!

Since I’m the co-chair of Workshops for EBHQ (East Bay Heritage Quilters), I get to take the workshops for free in exchange for my work. In the before times that meant setting up tables, buying the teacher’s lunch, making coffee, … Continue reading

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I took a Zoom workshop with Latifah Saafir!

Today EBHQ had its first Zoom workshop since Shelter In Place. Latifah Saafir was the teacher. This is her paper pieced Molehills pattern. Since I never make want to make someone else’s pattern or make a quilt that looks like … Continue reading

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It’s exactly 100 years since women won the right to vote!

Here’s my quilt for the online show 100 Years of Women’s Progress. Follow this link to see the whole show: https://www.centuryofwomensprogress.com/claire-sherman Here’s what I wrote about this quilt: Still No ERA I remember when the first issue of Ms. Magazine hit … Continue reading

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Love that Ombre!

I finally found the ombre fabric I wanted for the triangles. I bought 1 and a half yards at Bay quilts of the wrong blue. (i had only seen the color in an email). Then I looked online at the … Continue reading

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Auditioning triangles

Here’s the simplest option, above. Here’s another simple option. Now it’s getting complicated. Here are 4 different options. All are ombre fabrics. I only have a yard of each of these fabrics, so there’s probably only enough fabric for 2 … Continue reading

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