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A new form of writing...

I am learning a new form of writing: quiltmaking instructions. This is a first ROUGH draft of the pattern I am designing, which is named “Celtic Nights.” I am puzzling over the best way to illustrate these directions, or whether to illustrate them at all. 8 more words

Celebrate - Happy Birthday Progress report # 2

Well…the decision is final…it WILL be C E L E B R A T E….and on the flip side…since I am making it…it WILL… 364 more words

Random Acts Of Quilting And Other Projects

T-Shirt Memory Quilt Delivered

Project officially completed. Proud to delivery to my friend Karen, the quilt I made using her father’s shirts. It was an honor to make this for her, and I was glad to catch up with her in person to deliver it today. 308 more words

Random Acts Of Quilting And Other Projects

Redefining Minimalism

Today I read farther down Barbara Brackman’s Historically Modern sidebar than I usually do and found an older post on modern minimalism.

Most of her examples fit what I had considered… 72 more words


How Not to Piece a Wagon Wheel Quilt!

Wagon wheel quilts are a favorite of mine, but I have not yet made a “successful” one. Many years ago I took a class with Mary Mashuta. 275 more words

Design Process

Minimalism's Challenges

I really like minimalist abstract painting, and it seems it should readily translate into quilts. However, I’m puzzled by how to keep minimalism from being boring. 251 more words


Working on designing new quilts!

Today, I’ve been busy quilting (more on that next post) and, as I was zooming along, I realized I had only one quilt “in the hopper” so to speak. 213 more words

Sewn Items