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An Ode to Half Square Triangles

It’s time to dust off an old post (January 23, 2015) and replay it for those who missed it.

An Ode to Half Square Triangles… 271 more words


Sunday sketch #52

Recently I took part in Ms Midge‘s Aussie Charm Swap of Carolyn Friedlander fabrics… 56 eager participants contributed 56 charm squares each from 2 fabrics, and received charms of 112* different fabrics in return. 663 more words

Sunday Sketch

pineapple toddler quilt tutorial

If you are a faithful reader, you know that I love to make baby quilts. It’s by far my favorite thing to sew, and since the baby factory is closed over here, my friends and family get all of my creations. 723 more words


Sunday sketch #51

It’s funny how things come full circle. Lately, in my day job, I’ve been writing about recent discoveries in neuroscience research. It’s a great reminder of two things: the human brain is amazing, and researchers are making ground-breaking discoveries about how it works. 152 more words

Sunday Sketch

Spinning Star

Some projects turn out roughly the way one expects, and others? Not so much. My Spinning Star is one of those.

Earlier this year I was invited to facilitate a three-day workshop at an art center. 1,183 more words


Video tutorial: optical illusion - 3D steps block

Following up from my large batch of half square triangles (HST) video, here’s how you can use the same technique to ¬†create an optical illusion quickly and easily. 83 more words