Category Archives: eq

March Short List And OMG

February was a fast month. I finished the Surface Design Round Robin and the Bouquet quilt (UFO). My Art Quilt Group decided to stop passing the Round Robin pieces, which eliminates that category. I’ve learned so much by adding the … Continue reading

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Two Tops For The Week

I finished the rectangular nine-patch top last weekend and basted it.  I’m sure there are similar patterns for sale, but this was something I’ve played around with in EQ for many years. I even managed to choose a quilting design. … Continue reading

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Blocks, A Pattern And Rectangles Oh My!

One of the items on the December Short List is to play with rectangular four patch blocks based on sketches I made several years ago. I started out cutting some rectangles and sewing together enough blocks to experiment with a … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Pattern Possibilities

What if I change up the pattern used for the memory quilt? Just to give credit where due, the original pattern is Almost Amish Scrap Quilt by Janet Jones Worley from the book Quilting For Busy Boomers. Here’s what the … Continue reading

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Visual Dance: More Line Designs

I have a few more quilts to share from the line exercises.  Again, I had to take a block with a specific direction to its design and use it in horizontal, vertical and square quilts. For the second round I … Continue reading

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Visual Dance: Line

The Chapter Two exercises are behind me, and I finished reading Chapter Three last night.  Chapter Two contained an in-depth discussion of line.  When translated into quilting, the discussion turned to sets and orientation. In my favorite exercise, I had … Continue reading

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Feeding The Inner Student

As a child I was a natural student.  I learned quickly with little effort and really enjoyed it.  I still enjoy learning.  I wouldn’t want to repeat my college days, but I’m all for a good challenge that stretches me … Continue reading

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