Monthly Archives: May 2013

Off the design wall – ‘Abstracted’ pieces finished – 2013.05.31

If you’ve been reading along, you’ll recall the red bench quilt is for an exhibit by Fibre Art Network members. ‘Abstracted’ will explore the development of a subject from a realistic image to one that illustrates the essence of that … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2013.05.29

I was contacted earlier this month about making a quilt for a ‘graduating’ class of preschoolers at Friendly Forest Preschool.   It will be hung on a wall in the school as a legacy from the class of 20 kids.  I … Continue reading

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Off my design wall – red bench finished – 2013.05.27

I’ve finished the red bench quilt.  I’m going to call it ‘Solitude’. Anne is still working on her abstracted version.  Below you can see the original photo, my finished quilt, and an in-progress shot of Anne’s abstract piece.  Anne has … Continue reading

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Canadian Quilt Conference in Penticton BC

Last week I attended the Canadian Quilt Conference in Penticton BC.   My friend Janet drove us from New Westminster to Penticton – a beautiful scenic drive! When we arrived in Penticton, we went straight to the convention center, and discovered … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2013.05.22

The red bench quilt is all fused and ready to be quilted. I purposely cut my fabrics larger than required to allow me some leeway when I cut it down to the final size of 18 x 45 inches.  I … Continue reading

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Bloggers Quilt Festival – Rainbow Transparency Skinny Quilt

This is my second entry in Amy’s Bloggers Quilt Festival – you can read about my first entry here. Category entered: ROYBGIV – color wheel Techniques used: machine piecing; illusion of transparency Machine pieced and quilted  by me Finished size: 14.25″ … Continue reading

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Bloggers Quilt Festival – Scrappy Improv Modern Quilt

Amy at Amy’s Creative Side has been running the Bloggers Quilt Festival since 2009.  I discovered it last fall, just after the deadline to enter, so I voted but didn’t get to submit a quilt.  Here’s the schedule if you’d … Continue reading

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