Monthly Archives: July 2012

Playing with a focus fabric

A few members of my quilt guild recently took a road trip to St. Augustine for a fiber art exhibit, lunch and the delightful Magrieta’s Quilt Shop.  I loved a quilt she had on display from the Rail and Square … Continue reading

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12 x 12–other Wealth interpretations

After I composed the post about my Wealth quilt, the idea came to me that my next post should be about how everyone else interpreted the theme so I was pleased to see a comment expressing an interest in seeing … Continue reading

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12 x 12 quilt # 1–Wealth

Our group of 12 met in January to talk about logistics and pick our 12 themes.  Each person wrote two themes on a piece of paper and dropped it into a paper bag.  They were then drawn out one at … Continue reading

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PS–process addition

Before I get started talking about my “art quilts,” I think I have been a bit of a slacker when it comes to sharing process details/decision points.  I meant to share a few photos from the circle quilt regarding choosing … Continue reading

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Catch up week–Granny Square finish

Auntie Em posted last week about quilting her granny squares which had inspired my quilt.  That’s when I realized I never shared the finished quilt.  I machine quilted around the blocks and then my mom (who is 86) hand quilted … Continue reading

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Circle success–a finish

When I got all the Circle in Circle blocks together and started thinking about a border, I was thrilled to find that all seven quilts using this block in Mary Mashuta’s Confetti Quilts were finished by binding only–NO BORDERS.  Why … Continue reading

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