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Stitch Modern

I have a quilt in the East Bay Modern Quilters’ show! The show, Stitch Modern, is at the Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA, from now until May 8. For more info, go to http://eastbaymodernquilters.com . I took … Continue reading

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More slow progress

I’m still working on this amulet. I added a lot of beads, French knots, fly stitches, and one shisha mirror. In this photo you can see the dimensionality of the center window, because of the shadow. My 12 x 12 group meets in a … Continue reading

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Slow progress

I’m making very slow progress on this double layered amulet. I keep getting distracted by other projects. When I put the binding on, it will connect the two quilt layers together. I also plan to put beads and at least … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Seminole patchwork

I’m experimenting with Seminole patchwork today. It’s the original method of strip piecing invented by the Seminole people (Native Americans), in the late 1800’s with hand cranked sewing machines. I’m doing a short “tips and tricks” demo on it at the Thursday night … Continue reading

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Happy last night of Chanukah

Here is a chanukiah (or menorah) I made several years ago, lit for the last night of Chanukah. Every year I think that I should make a Chanukah quilt. Then I forget about it until it’s too late. I’ve also thought … Continue reading

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Orange Is the New Purple II

This is a quilt I made last spring as a wedding present for friends. These are some of their favorite colors. I had to buy a lot of new fabric for this quilt, because, I rarely used orange before making … Continue reading

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Quilts in the Addison Street Windows!

If you happen to be in downtown Berkeley, any time between now and January 15th, I have a quilt in the mini quilt show in the Addison Street Windows. This is on the same block with Berkeley Rep and Freight & Salvage, … Continue reading

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Quilt Therapy

Since I blogged about my younger daughter’s quilt, it seemed only fair that I blog about the quilt I made for Elisheva, my older one. I made it during the summer, after her high school graduation, and finished it before she left for college. … Continue reading

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Good Enough to Eat

This is the quilt I made for my daughter, Shira, in 2012, from the food themed fabrics. It’s called Good Enough To Eat. The photo was taken at the Voices In Cloth Quilt Show. I made it as part of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Claire Sherman Art

Baskets and Hot Lemonade is 31” x 29 ½” For my first blog post, I chose a quilt I finished in 2014, called Baskets and Hot Lemonade. My younger daughter, Shira, has frequently encouraged me to buy food themed fabrics. … Continue reading

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