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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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A quilty stone floor

This is the stone floor in a train station in Seattle. The colors were richer than what you see in the photo. I could easily imagine it as a quilt.

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I’m teaching fusible fabric applique, Aug 4

I’m teaching a fusible fabric applique class at HelloStitch, Aug 4.  Below is an example of what you can do with this technique.  Here’s a link to the class on the website. https://www.hellostitchstudio.com/claire-sherman  Use paper cutting techniques to make intricate, iron-on … Continue reading

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Free motion quilting

I took Mel Beach’s EBHQ workshop on free motion quilting a week ago. Here’s one of my 2 samples, above. I was very out of practice. It’s been at least two years since I did any free motion quilting. Since … Continue reading

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Circular Squares and Rectangles Class!

I taught a class recently at HelloStitch called Circular Squares and Rectangles. Here are some of my samples: And here is some of my students’ work:   A great time was had by all!

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PIQF and SJSA

Today I spent the day at the Pacific Int’l Quilt Festival (PIQF). Even though I was there from 10 AM till 4 PM when it closed, I’m not sure that I saw all the quilts. I did see most of … Continue reading

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