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Cracked Paper Quilts 2: Stitching the Paper Sandwich

My second video about making Cracked Paper Quilts is now ready to view. This time, the paper top that was created in the first video becomes the top layer of my quilt sandwich. Then I begin to sew the dickens … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Intuition

I’ve been working on this piece for quite some time: I had hoped to finish it for show at Greenwood Quiltery. However, it was one of those pieces that offers an array of challenges. I totally ruined the bottom section, … Continue reading

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The Search For Your Other Half

Remember English class: the theme of finding your soul mate, your other half, better half, kindred spirit, true love. Do you believe in this concept? Is there someone out there who is the one? After the division the two parts … Continue reading

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More weekly quilts . . .

That’s my ‘baby’ sister on these two quilts . . . I love this picture of her. She’s absolutely focused on, and fascinated by, the shells on the beach spread out before her. I also need to give some design … Continue reading

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Turning a doodle into a pattern

I’m going to start out with a less than remarkable doodle. Sometimes doodles really have zing! and you blink, shake your head and say, “Wow! How did this come out of that ho-hum meeting? ” Other times, I simply save … Continue reading

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Small Quilt Craze

All right, so maybe it’s not a craze. I have no idea how many people are actually doing it. The ATC phenomenon seems to have reached epic proportions, and the Inchies have now hit the scene. So far, I’ve had … Continue reading

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Chocolate Confessions

  Chocolate Confessions, a commissioned piece, was a sweet assignment. It afforded me the opportunity to express someone’s chocolate obsession. Hmmm, that would be a fairly rare condition, don’t you think? The subject of this piece, Wendi Hiebert, confesses that … Continue reading

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Dare

Quilting Arts Magazine had a self portrait challenge quite some time ago. I did not complete a piece for that challenge–I generally have a compelling, inner artistic agenda that trumps such challenges–but it obviously entered my consciousness. I recently finished … Continue reading

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Tender

“Tender” is a mixed media art quilt. “Tender is my heart” is a line from one of the couple’s favorite songs. Dragonfly, or “Tonbo” in Japanese, represents new beginnings, good fortune and long marriage. The angel is one of my … Continue reading

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Savor

I am putting this up with little comment or explanation of technique, simply because I need to see something new on this blog! And if I don’t put it there, who will? No-one, obviously. Perhaps I need a ghost writer. … Continue reading

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