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All the hard work is done...

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


Map reading

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


Ugly dyes

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


Modern improv

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


A quilt for me!

It’s quite rare that I make a full size quilt anymore and even more rare that it would be for my own use! As I was making the second sample for my Improv With a Modern Slant class, ( 106 more words


Basic improv tips...

Improv piecing is totally fun to do and there are no rules. For me, using a design wall is an essential part of the process. You just play and make all kinds of crazy blocks and don’t get concerned about what might fit together and then throw them up on the design wall. 311 more words