Monthly Archives: April 2015

SAQA Auction quilt – 2015.04.29

Here’s my entry for the annual SAQA Benefit Auction.  Every year, many of SAQA’s members donate 12 x 12 inch square quilts which are displayed online, and auctioned in September and October.  The auction has a dual purpose – to … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2015.04.26

Here’s a fun project! I’ve made a lot of custom portrait quilts, but my clients usually request a fairly realistic looking portrait.  I made a self-portrait a few years ago in an abstract/pop art/Picasso/cubist style (as you can tell, I’m … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2015.04.22

I’m working on lots of projects right now, but none of them are at the point where I have any good photos to share, so instead I’ll show you some sample blocks I’ve been working on for an upcoming workshop … Continue reading

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Weekend progress – 2015.04.19

I added skinny black binding to the city quilt, and I really like how it looks.  I’m still thinking about a title for it – I was considering: City Night; Night City; Bright City; Dark City.  Now I’m thinking City … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2015.04.15

A few days ago, when I started working on my cityscape quilt for IQF Tactile Architecture special exhibit, I thought the deadline to submit entries was April 17th, so for the past few days I’ve been focusing all my attention … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2015.04.13

Last week I spent a delightful and productive couple of days with my sister Anne working on our collaborative quilt.  We wanted to add some embellishments and hand-stitching.  It’s so much easier to make design decisions when there are two … Continue reading

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On my design wall and in my bookcase – 2015.04.06

Work continues on the collaborative quilt.  I’ve quilted more straight lines in black and a copper-gold variegated thread.  Tomorrow I’m taking it to Anne’s so we can decide on the next steps.  Some options we’re considering are: adding square or … Continue reading

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