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QuiltCon, Negative Space, and a Puzzle

I will start my reflections on QuiltCon with the categorization system itself, and then my thoughts on Negative Space. The categories are problematic in that they are neither consistent nor exclusive. 573 more words


Blue Plaid Basket Square Re-Do

Though I never limit myself to using only 4 or 5 fabrics for a sampler quilt (which was traditional to do years ago), I do like to have some pattern repetition to hold the quilt together. 153 more words


Out of the Woods {Flimsy Finish}

When I received the Hawthorne Threads order that contained the fabric for Out of the Woods, I could not wait to dive in and piece the quilt top! 462 more words


Orphan Block Mash-Up Quilt Borders

I’ve been looking at the design wall and thinking a lot about some of the decisions that need to be made. First one, not a big deal really but will dictate some of the other squares I make is that orange gets to play in the quilt top but purple doesn’t. 291 more words

Design Process

And So The Planning Begins...

Here is the latest look at the design wall. The zinnia and sunflower are in a spare bedroom waiting to be quilted and now the design wall is freed up. 453 more words

Design Process

Quilt Retreat Fun!

I spent Tuesday – Friday last week at the annual Ocean Waves Quilt Guild Retreat in Ocean City Maryland.  We checked in on Tuesday afternoon at the Dunes Manor Hotel and deposited our machines and assorted gear in our hotel room.  696 more words

Random Acts Of Quilting And Other Projects

"Found" Designs

I took several pictures on a recent trip to illustrate “patterns and palates” I found along the way–or “designs and color schemes” if that has more meaning (though less alliteration). 207 more words