Category Archives: ideas

Ideas Into Form #4

We left off with the flower fabrics chosen but nothing cut out. I used the fabrics and the design as planned. Once I cut out all the flower pieces I auditioned leaf and stem fabrics the same way, by laying … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #3

In the last post, the design was set but no fabric was chosen. Now I have all the fabrics for the flowers laid out where they will go. It’s rough, but it’s enough to keep me going. I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #2

In the last post we left off with the idea of a table runner using these fabrics. I’ve had the idea to use motifs from Portraits From Nature by Jean Wells for a while now, but I knew I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #1

In case you missed the first post, this is a continuation of how I’m going about taking my sometimes vague ideas and moving them into form. To start the process I chose three ideas I’ve wanted to explore for a … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form Intro

I love ideas. I love that they flow freely to me, hang out, talk to me, challenge me and help me learn and grow. Ideas create endless possibilities. I have lots of ideas. I keep a notebook with lists, narratives, … Continue reading

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That Planning Thing

In my April Short List post, I added a category called ”Design”. I added it because I have A LOT of ideas and techniques I want to try. More than what may fit in my lifetime, but I’ll give it … Continue reading

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April Short List And OMG

March was a busy month. I finished the dresser set and the Scrappy Birds quilt, which made room for new things on the list. I’ve delayed writing this post because I struggled with choosing something for the new category. I … Continue reading

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