Monthly Archives: April 2010

Random Decisions

I decided to go with four-inch blocks and these fabrics for the center star and the diamond frame around it.             I even printed off all the paper piecing patterns for those two sections.  I’m ready to roll.

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Random Design

I keep playing around with the EQ file for this quilt.  Here’s the latest version.             I’m still trying to include the sun block in a design I like.  I may end up cutting the block or tearing … Continue reading

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Stash Report #17

I had a weekend straight out of one of those bible stories about what happens when you make the universe angry.   I got up Saturday morning to find the counters on one side of my kitchen covered with tiny … Continue reading

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At the beginning of the year my art quilt group decided to plan the challenges three months in advance so everyone could manage their commitments a little better.  We all think it helps us participate in more of the challenges.  … Continue reading

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Kite Questions

A few people had questions about the kite quilt.  Thanks so much for asking in your comments.  The kites will have embroidered tails with three-dimensional bows.  The quilt will finish at approximately 16”x 20”.   Here’s the back.  The unquilted … Continue reading

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A Quarter of Clarity

At the end of 2009, I chose the word “clarity” as my theme word for 2010.  Now that I’ve lived with clarity for over three months, I thought I’d share some things about the experience.   When I chose clarity, … Continue reading

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Stash report #16

I finished piecing the kite top last night and basted it today.  I might start quilting it yet tonight.                    When I unfolded the blue sashing fabric, I had to laugh because I had already cut a chunk … Continue reading

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