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Many triangles

Designing a quilt made of leftovers is a slow process. Here is the the sketch that is my starting point.

After sewing the triangles into 4 patches with zero to four triangles in each patch, I tried different layouts of the 56 units. 107 more words


Naughty Bunnies

Well this turned out nicely!

It’s a very simple design: there are two complementary Beatrix Potter fabrics for the large squares (6 1/2″), and the nine patches are made up of four matching fabrics (2 1/2″ squares). 83 more words


Circles and Design Choices

This week’s design assignment focused on shape and placement of motifs. I couldn’t get a handle on what I was supposed to do until I unearthed some great banana fabric and decided to use that as my design inspiration. 275 more words

Lani Longshore

Lions and Earworms

So, I was starting the next assignment in the design book my art quilt critique group has been using, and I got myself one doozy of an earworm – The Lion Sleeps Tonight. 179 more words

Lani Longshore

Behind the Scenes 22, 23

I have been playing with changing just the background colours again.

You can have a look at the introduction to the original series here.

Just another way to have fun when designing quilts.


Module 1 Chapter 5

Quilting Quests 1

At last, time to get into some hand quilting my favourite part!

I have a good collection of fabrics and waddings etc in my sewing room to carry out the tasks in this chapter. 803 more words