Tag Archives: quilting

Patchwork Improv

I just started an on line class with Sherri Lynn Wood on Creativebug called Patchwork Improv: Working with Strings.  In this class, you are instructed to cut strips without using a ruler, just your rotary cutter or scissors.  Yes, they … Continue reading

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I think this is what this is called. I found it in the bottom of my sewing chest.  I made this in early 1988.  I wore it to our local quilt guild meeting.  The pin cushion on the left was … Continue reading

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Flowers and Quilts

We have been in a heat wave here, upper 90’s for almost two weeks now and still going.  Thank goodness we have a drip system for the cutting garden. And then there is this guy and his two friends. Watching … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along, Week Four

This past week I did not put a lot of time in at the sewing machine.  I attended a four day painting session at the lovely studio of Flora Bowley.  You can read my post about it here. Here is the progress … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along: Bigger blocks & things I’ve learned

I pieced together some bigger blocks/slabs last night and made some notes to myself on a few things to keep in mind.  I hope you find these helpful in your scrap quilt journey. If you are cutting into yardage, cut … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along, Week Three

This week I continued to cut, piece and pair fabric scraps/strips to create the larger blocks, also called slabs.  While looking at the slabs overall on the wall, I’m noticing a lot of pink, turquoise and green and not a … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along, Week Two

This past week has been a whirlwind of activity with little time to work on the scrap quilt- a-long.  I’ve been sewing pairs to pairs.  Here is what’s on the design wall. I love the serendipity of the the hummingbird … Continue reading

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