Monthly Archives: December 2012

On my design wall

I don’t have much to show today. I’m working on the tree quilt, and will have a new post soon about my progress on it. I’m going to make a mini mixed media piece for the Cloth Paper Scissors reader … Continue reading

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Challenges, quilt shows and other news

At the the VMQG December guild meeting on Monday night, we all received our scrap bag challenge and swap creations. I made 2 mug rugs for Arita from her beautiful peach, yellow, orange and pink scraps.  It was fun to … Continue reading

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On my design wall

The piecing of the tree quilt is progressing well. The tree quilt technique requires very careful and precise piecing, so it was a pleasure to take a break with some improv piecing for the VMQG scrap bag challenge and swap.  … Continue reading

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Tree quilt – chapter 5

The piecing is progressing well.  The sections outlined in lime green are completely pieced.  I hope to get a lot more done today. This technique requires a lot of precision.  I’ve learned from experience with previous quilts I’ve made, that … Continue reading

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On my design wall

First, I want to tell you about a new fabric shop, Quilt Stash, Squared.  Their mission is “to get all the wonderful fabric sitting in quilters’ bins, boxes and closets and market them in an on-line shop”.  They are located in the … Continue reading

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Tree quilt – chapter 4

I’ve finished selecting fabric for the tree quilt, and starting sewing it together.  So far the bottom part of the tree trunk and landscape area behind it, is sewn together. The technique I’m using for this quilt involves drawing the … Continue reading

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