Tag Archives: East Bay Heritage Quilters

Sujata inspired place-mat or very small quilt

I’m hoping to finish another quilt that’s larger than 12″ x 12″ before 2017 ends. Meanwhile I finished this place-mat which I started in Sujata Shah’s EBHQ workshop. This is the block she calls crossroads. I’m also working on finishing … Continue reading

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Quilt finished after many different versions

  Here’s version one. I pieced the stars, and wanted to enlarge the quilt with out piecing any more stars. I love this Asian crane fabric, and the friend I’m making the quilt for loves to go bird watching. However, … Continue reading

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Making more postcards

I’m back to making postcards for EBHQ to sell at the next Voices in Cloth quilt show. This one has Laurel Burch cats, and a sun made by machine stitching. Instead of zigzagging around the appliqué as I usually do, … Continue reading

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Disappearing hourglass eight ways!

I took an EBHQ fabric marbling class on Monday. Above are three of the eighteen fabric pieces I dyed. I showed them at the East Bay Modern Quilters meeting on Tue. Stacey asked me what I was going to do with … Continue reading

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Disappearing all over the place!

Have you heard of a disappearing hourglass block? I hadn’t until I saw a YouTube video by the Missouri Star Quilt Co. I would have called this a “disappearing broken dishes block,” since that’s what I call the base block, before cutting … Continue reading

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Postcards for Voices In Cloth

EBHQ (East Bay Heritage Quilter)’s big quilt show, Voices In Cloth, is coming up March 19 and 20. http://www.ebhq.org/quilt-shows/vic2016?utm_source=VIC+&utm_campaign=VIC+2016&utm_medium=email  I’ve been making postcards that they sell to raise money for EBHQ. Here are some made of selvages. If you’re anywhere … 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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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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