Monthly Archives: July 2014

On my design wall – 2014.07.30

I’m working on and/or thinking about several projects right now.  Most of them, though, I can’t show you any photos. I’ve started a new dog portrait, but it’s not yet at the point where I can take photos – hopefully, … Continue reading

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Off my design wall – 2014.07.30

The portrait quilt of Thomas and Kalina is finished, and has been presented to the happy newly-wedded couple.  Now it can be revealed in full glorious surrealistic color. This is the first time I tried the faux piped binding technique … Continue reading

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Published in Quilting Arts magazine – 2014.07.27

A little boasting here.  My copy of Quilting Arts Magazine arrived this week, and it was a treat to see my ‘Kids in the Park’ quilt in the Readers Challenge section.      And how cool is this?  When I … Continue reading

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Off my design wall – 2014.07.23

This is my second entry to the MQG Michael Miller Petal Pinwheels fabric challenge.  You can see my first entry here. Inspired by these two quilts –  Paul’s entry to the Common Threads Indigo Project and Lisa’s Fractured Pi quilt … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2014.07.16

Last week, I showed my progress on the Kalina part of the fabric portrait of Thomas and Kalina.  I mentioned that I thought the lightest fabric might be too light – and many of you agreed.   So while I worked … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2014.07.10

I’m working on a new portrait quilt. Tom and Kalina are getting married later in July, and I’m making a quilt portrait for them.  The quilt will be based on one of their engagement photos.  Kalina said she liked the … Continue reading

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Weekend finish – 2014.07.06

I finished my first quilt for the MQG Michael Miller Petal Pinwheels fabric challenge. As I said in my previous post, I layered the quilt, then sewed the bias tape through all the layers.  I quilted each section with straight … Continue reading

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