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A new dog portrait and a new exhibition – 2017.05.21

For the past few weeks, I’ve been working on a new dog portrait.  Here’s the original photo next to the finished quilted portrait.      Below are some of the photos I took as I was constructing this portrait. I … Continue reading

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A busy week and lots of news – 2014.11.04

I haven’t posted for a while – mostly because I was in Victoria BC last week, visiting family and friends. While I was there, we visited Satin Moon Quilt Shop to see the ‘It’s Time for Colour!’ traveling quilt show of … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2014.10.22

I have lots of progress to show on the dog portrait I’m working on, last blogged about here. I fused the portrait to a light blue background fabric.  Then I outline stitched the nose, tongue and eyes, and thread-sketched the … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2014.10.18

I’ve made lots of progress on the dog portrait in the last couple of days – I have all the pieces cut and positioned on a piece of parchment paper, ready to be fused.   Here are the steps I … Continue reading

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On my design wall – 2014.10.15

The custom dog portrait I started last week is progressing very well.  I pinned the full size pattern to my small portable design wall and covered the pattern with parchment paper.  As I fuse and cut out each piece, I’m … Continue reading

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Another pet portrait – 2014.10.09

I’m working on another custom dog portrait.  On the weekend, I drew the pattern from the original photo and enlarged it to full size.  (Don’t you just love that slurpy tongue licking his nose?)   Then I started selecting fabrics.  … Continue reading

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Off my design wall – 2014.08.27

The Kodiak portrait is finished – and on its way to its new home.  I’m very happy with the finished quilt.  (To see the progress of this quilt, click here.)   Now, I have to get myself organized to work … Continue reading

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