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Sunday sketch #39

I’m still exploring layered triangles, this time with a pop of colour.

When looking through any series of designs from one of my sketching sessions, I can fairly easily see the progression in my approach, from the more routine and regular to the slightly less conventional (at least, for me). 147 more words

Sunday Sketch

Get your Studio 180 Design Fix 2 Ways!

Tucker University.  I’m getting ready to use this great program at the end of the month at Stash Away Quilt Shop in Rome, NY.  Tucker University was created based on the product line offered by Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design (S180) tools and Technique Sheets.  258 more words


March Quilt of the Month

One of my most cherished memories is going to see Mary Poppins in the movie theater when I was 7 years old.  Mom loved musicals, and I think that’s what cinched the deal for us to go.   194 more words

Farm Fun Baby Quilt (Learning Half Square Triangles)

After my practice quilt for a dog (which she still uses!), I felt the next thing I should try is half square triangles (or HSTs). 103 more words


Sunday sketch #38

Often when I sit down with a dot pad and start sketching, one design quickly leads to another. After sketching last week‘s triangle design, I came up with this one. 126 more words

Sunday Sketch

How to make many Half Square Triangles (HST) Fast & Easy

You have this great pattern you want to make and there are 50 or even 150 HST to make.  This technique is perfect for all those daunting HST.   25 more words


Failed Attempt

I needed to piece an eleven inch strip to insert into the single width of backing fabric I had (that’s the primary reason I piece the back of my quilts – to get the width I need for the quilts). 479 more words