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Video Tutorial for Using Microsoft Word as a Virtual Design Wall

I have mentioned in other posts that many times I will make a test block for a quilt idea, take a picture of it, then use Microsoft Word as a way to preview possible design layouts.  100 more words


Quilting details

After a nice break to think about things, I started hauling out the thread possibilities for the sky.

Too light–too dark–always gives me trouble–ah ha! The one with pink and yellow looks perfect! 106 more words


Paper patterns and choosing colors

The easy part of the arches project is done. I made a decision to go with the quick sketch, as is. No worries about correct perspective or size…this is a fantasy idea and should not look realistic. 543 more words


Merry Christmas to Me Quilt!

Yippee! Because of The Big Move last year and settling in, I have not completed a quilt in two years…Not good, but life can get in the way of things. 519 more words


Narrowing and expanding

Here are a couple more sketches of what I’d like to convey with my arches. With some help from my daughter, since I don’t have any paint software, I could look at this drawing with the ideas of the light coming from the front or the light coming from behind. 106 more words


The secret is revealed!

My secret project has been delivered!! So now I can share it with you!  It started in September when my quilting sister-in-law Carolyn contacted me and asked if I would want to work on a project with her. 323 more words

Random Acts Of Quilting And Other Projects

Piecing a Turkey: A Good Looking Breast!

The Bourbon Red turkey has white wing tips and I chose some creamy beiges for them. And as I mentioned, I divided up some of the ground sections so that I could use more fabrics for interest and texture. 151 more words

Design Process