Category Archives: Tutorial

Circles and other shapes – 2016.12.18

In January, I’ll be teaching a 2-day workshop on my Circles technique.  I teach participants how to design and create their own freezer paper patterns, and demonstrate a variety of techniques I use to create my circle quilts. In a … Continue reading

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Mistletoe postcard exchange – 2016.12.02

In December 2014, I participated in a Snowflake fiber postcard exchange organized by Brandy Lynn of Quilter on Fire.  It was a lot of fun to make the postcards, and even more fun to receive postcards in the mail.   … Continue reading

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New facing technique – even easier corners – 2016.06.12

‘Wildfire’ is almost finished.  The facings are sewn, and just need to be hand-stitched to the back. I experimented with a new technique and I’m very pleased with how it turned out.  Instead of cutting the batting larger than the … Continue reading

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Another change in direction – 2016.05.04

I hate it when I forget to follow my own advice! In all my workshop handouts, the final section is about Selecting fabrics.  This is what it says: Value is more important than color – if all your fabrics are … Continue reading

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Off my design wall – another circle quilt – 2015.08.19

Another week, another circle quilt! Although it looks finished, this quilt can still be considered a WiP because it doesn’t yet have a label, a hanging sleeve – or a title.  (If you’re interested in titles for quilts – or … Continue reading

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A finished art quilt and updated tutorial – 2015.08.16

When I showed the progress on ‘Circular Thinking’ a couple of weeks ago, it was quilted and just waiting to be faced.  I had quilted the right side with horizontal straight lines, and the left side with vertical lines.  I … Continue reading

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Off my design wall – a project start to finish and a tutorial – 2014.11.08

I usually show my progress on a quilt through several posts, but I didn’t blog about this one because it was going to be juried.  It’s now been accepted for the exhibition, so I’ll show my entire process – start … Continue reading

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