Leaf printing in the fall is one of my favorite activities, because I use real leaves. I try to get a variety, but I DO live in a mostly maple tree area. 143 more words
2 weeks, 5 days
The map quilt is pretty much finished. All the elements are sewn together and it could be called done. But there are still a couple of ‘what ifs’ rolling around in my head. 158 more words
3 weeks, 5 days
Back to the map quilt…putting the pieces together.
Usually it’s easier to just square everything up and sew straight lines.
Other times it’s better for a more organic look to overlap and free cut. 37 more words
Since I’m still in a holding pattern for cleaning and arranging the Artisan Showcase, I got a lot more work done on Deb’s Map quilt. I couldn’t sleep last night so I started sewing some of the pieces together. 302 more words
1 month, 1 week
A good map is almost like reading a good book to me. I like to study them before I go places, even though I still get turned around pretty easily in a city. 374 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
This has got to be one of the most ugly pieces of fabric that I have ever dyed. I really, really don’t like it.
And there are MORE! 113 more words
1 month, 4 weeks
That’s the mantra I’ve been chanting as I work on quilting this latest piece. It’s far from my normal saturated pattern and color pieces and I really love it. 220 more words