Art Quilts · Designing Quilts · Fabric · Handwork

It’s all in the process

And when I’m making something, the process can change in an instant. The pieces grow and tell me what they need as we go along. The last piece I tried told me to stop and double think my choices before I went any further. I listened and moved on to this idea. I wanted something… Continue reading It’s all in the process

Art Quilts · Designing Quilts · Fabric · Handwork · Non-traditional Quilts

Puzzling along…

Art Walk is this Friday and I will be set up at Paper Street Soap with my cards and some smaller pieces of my art. I have a few that have never been out of my studio before. Wooo hooo–new stuff! Part of the deal is that you are supposed to demo your art but… Continue reading Puzzling along…

Color · Designing Quilts · Fabric · Quilting · Use Up the Stash

I love solutions!

My latest magic star was stalled a little bit. I had originally thought that the magic of random would work once again for the block placement. I had all white and black prints paired with a gorgeous dawn sky batik. Everything should go with everything, right? My original placement of blocks on the design wall… Continue reading I love solutions!

Fabric · Modern Quilts · Quilt Design · Quilting · Use Up the Stash

Virtual quilt retreat

So good to make dedicated all quilt/all weekend time, even though it’s at home. A lot of retreat social aspects are missing, and so are the snacks, but you still get to connect with your people and you get a lot of work done. These were my chosen fabrics and I decided to keep it… Continue reading Virtual quilt retreat

Designing Quilts · Fabric · Non-traditional Quilts · Use Up the Stash

And back to the strips…

Sewing, sewing, sewing strips together, without a plan is kinda boring. But it makes it easier when you do start to get a plan to have sewn sections from which to pick. I made a couple of those wonky stars to join those that fell off that shelf and now I know why I won’t… Continue reading And back to the strips…

Designing Quilts · Fabric · Non-traditional Quilts · Use Up the Stash

It fell off the shelf…

Honestly! These blocks fell off my shelf today when I was moving stuff around. I truly do not know where they came from. I know that I didn’t make them because they contain fabric that I never owned, but I am often given fiber related things. In any case, I love them and they are… Continue reading It fell off the shelf…