Monthly Archives: November 2013

Off my design wall and publications – 2013.11.29

My quilt for the Common Threads Indigo Project is finished. I can’t wait to see how it looks when installed in early 2014 with the other 20+ quilts.  You can read about how I designed and made my quilt here, … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2013.11.27

  Lots of progress on the Indigo Project quilt.  I stitched around the red fish, and stitched the water with a variegated blue thread.  In the sky I’ve done some wavy machine quilting, and some handing stitching.  I’ve fused and … Continue reading

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Back on my design wall – 2013.11.20

This quilt is back on my design wall.   It’s layered and ready for quilting.  I’m going to start with machine-quilting, then decide whether to add some hand quilting.  And then I’ll fuse on the flying geese. And check out some … Continue reading

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Pet portrait workshop for FVQG

Last week, I did two trunk show presentations for the Fraser Valley Quilters’ Guild.  They were a warm, welcoming group.  I love showing my work to other quilters! Then on Saturday, I did a Pet Portrait Workshop for them.  Several … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2013.11.13

I was thinking about quilting this quilt with a serpentine stitch.  Thank goodness I tested the serpentine stitch on a leftover block, because I saw that it really didn’t work with the skinny lines – it made them look really … Continue reading

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Friday Finish – 2013.11.08

The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild has organized a needlebook swap with the London Modern Quilt Guild.   I’ve never made a needlebook, but was up for learning a new technique. I decided to use the VMQG logo colors for my needlebook, … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2013.11.06

I had a lot of fun designing this quilt.  I knew I wanted the background to be white at the top, then a couple of shades of gray, and black at the bottom, with small squares and narrow strips of the … Continue reading

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