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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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New quilt show and on my design wall – 2013.10.16

As you may recall, my sister Anne and I participated in the “Abstracted” exhibition in which pairs of artists explore the concept of realistic and abstract art.  The show is now hung at the La Conner Quilt Museum, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Making a custom portable ironing surface – 2013.08.25

When I was re-organizing my studio recently, I said that I was planning to make a portable ironing mat for the top of my rolling, folding table.   The table measures 12 x 36 inches when folded – almost the … Continue reading

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