Monthly Archives: December 2015

Year in review – 2015.12.31

It’s that time of year again!  An opportunity to review accomplishments and activities during the past year, and set goals for the new year. During 2015, I created 18 quilts.   As you can see there were a few trees, and … Continue reading

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New portrait quilt – 2015.12.24

Two years ago, I made a portrait quilt on commission, based on a photo of my client’s beautiful blue-eyed daughter.  Earlier this year, she contacted me again about making a portrait quilt of her mother.  She provided me with a … Continue reading

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Improv curved piecing – 2015.12.22

I’m playing with improv Orange Peel blocks for the VMQG Round Robin challenge.  This is our last round, and the theme is Curved piecing.   I’ve always admired Orange Peel quilts, the wonkier the better.  Obviously, I haven’t settled on a … Continue reading

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And then we set it on fire! – 2015.12.05

This is a long post with photos at the end, so feel free skip to the bottom.  But I think when you see the photos, you may want to come back and read the explanation. At the beginning of this … Continue reading

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Self-portraits – 2015.12.02

Members of the Canadian Quilters’ Association should have received their Winter issue of The Canadian Quilter magazine.  I knew that my article about how I create portrait quilts – and why I like to experiment with self-portraits – would be … Continue reading

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