Monthly Archives: February 2011

Kaleidoscope beginning

A few weeks ago I saw a post by Patty at piecedgoods declaring that she and her co-quilter Schnap were going to try making a Kaleidoscope quilt.  Since I had publicly proclaimed (after attending the Ricky Tims seminar) that this … Continue reading

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Assistance needed–my first hand dyed fabric

This is not exactly the color I was after but for my first attempt (self-taught of course), I am not totally unhappy.  Both pieces need more dye.  I was thinking about trying a low water immersion–light blue for the spiral … Continue reading

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Do you see a problem?

I’m working on the next column of tumbling stars, trying to be careful that my diamonds get stitched in the correct positions.  This half-hex edge filler should have been easy 🙂  At least I only have to redo 2.5 inches … Continue reading

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Two columns joined–tumbling stars

It is always so exciting for me to get to this point–seeing some of the raw edges disappear.  I left one piece bottom left unattached because I am considering that fabric for a border.  If it becomes the outer border, … Continue reading

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Tumbling stars–more process

Now that the decision was made about my connector star fabric, I could begin to design the 17 main stars.  I tried to mix lights, mediums and darks and even though I used a fabric twice, I tried not to … Continue reading

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Amazing video

Check out this amazing video by Gayle Thomas which I found on the Quilting Corner blog.  Enjoy!

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Hand quilting the border

I’m sure you can all relate.  This is what I should be doing–finishing a project instead of working on my next one.  I keep telling myself I will definitely do it tomorrow. I’m undoing the basting which was required to … Continue reading

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