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Sunday sketch #29

More on the theme of overlapping octagons.

The colour combinations with designs like these are almost endless, and provide the perfect opportunity for creating… 54 more words

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Sunday sketch #28

Overlapping octagons make some lovely secondary shapes…

Three different shades highlight where the octagons overlap once, twice or three times.

This design could be made as-is using squares, rectangles and half-square triangles. 65 more words

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Sunday sketch #27

Welcome to the first Sunday sketch of 2017!

Regular readers will know how much I love consistency, regularity and repetition. I often start my sketching with a single unit (like a shape, pattern or block) and play around with minor adjustments to see if I can make it into something completely new or different. 121 more words

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December OMG completed

Over the Christmas weekend, we met up with our extended family members in Malaysia.  I must say we had a good time catching up with one another.   393 more words


Brrrrrrr to Blurrrrrrrr!

This past week started out COLD!  As the week progressed with the holiday, it became a blur.

The En Provence Mystery quilt clue was released a tad early which was very thoughtful of Bonnie ( 341 more words

A Little Colour in My Life

I’ve been working on some more subdued quilts lately, and craved some COLOUR! The York Heritage Quilters Guild is having its UFO challenge, and I am using all the extra blocks I had cut out for the Border Creek Station challenge run two years ago at… 104 more words


Sunday sketch #25

Playing around with perspective this week, using some tumbling blocks. By cascading from top to bottom, they draw the eye across the quilt; lots of negative space on either side gives the eye somewhere to rest. 36 more words

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