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Sunday sketch #76

It occurred to me awhile after sketching this recent series of quilt designs that they’re almost like Celtic knotwork – just more geometric and with fewer crosses (and cross-overs). 28 more words

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Sunday sketch #75

More ribbon-like diagonal strips this week, turning corners and flipping back on themselves.

It’s easy to change the look of this design by flipping the foreground and background strips (which probably would’ve been easier to see if I’d coloured them…). 48 more words

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Panache Mini Quilt Finish: Superbolt!

A few months ago, my friend Rebecca Bryan from Bryan House Quilts asked me if I wanted to play with her new Panache fabric, her premier line for Robert Kaufman Fabrics. 708 more words


Sunday sketch #74

Last week’s design of ribbon-like strips pivoting at right angles has sparked some new ideas for me. I managed to sketch a slew of new designs this week, all following a similar theme. 63 more words

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Waste Not

In some cleaning and sorting I came across yet another bag/pile (this makes three) of waste triangles I had saved to do SOMETHING with.

This time I was determined to turn them into a project or to get rid of them. 115 more words


Layer Cake Quilt

I’ve been working on this new quilt for the past ten days. I started with sixteen grey batik 10″ squares and eighteen assorted beige/blue/grey 10″ squares – in effect a “layer cake.” I’d had the fabric in my stash for over a year not sure what to make with it. 275 more words


Sunday sketch #73

I’m really stuck on triangles at the moment. When sketching for this week’s post, triangles soon morphed into diagonal lines…which created stripes… which presented the opportunity to mix direction and shading to produce some interesting movement. 128 more words

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