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Tag Archives: blue
On the table today is the fourth in the ‘In Search of Peace’ quilts – ‘Dusk’. The background for this one is a square of lightweight cotton denim under a layer of very fine white tulle. I’ve again used the … Continue reading
Just another 22″ patchwork circle, using the same freezer paper templates as the yellow/gold one. It’s such a great way to use tiny scraps of fabric; a gathering together of little lost souls. Arlee, do you see some little pieces … Continue reading
I’m now undecided about whether this is going to be two separate jackets, or whether it will be a single reversible one. I will have to travel a little further before it becomes clear, I think. The inner silk jacket … Continue reading
Just working a little more on the silk lining for the hand stitched jacket. This is a bit of the centre back: I’m walking very slowly and carefully with this one.
I love to dye my own threads, as you know. But no matter how careful I am with the skeins, this kind of jumble seems to be inevitable after a while: I have hundreds of those little cardboard bobbins, and … Continue reading
Of course, this jacket will need lining. And as I thought about that, I thought about how nice it might be if this was reversible. So that means making two jackets, in effect: one inside the other. If I bind … Continue reading
I began work on the jacket over the weekend, laying pieces of cotton and linen fabric over a foundation of fine soft quilter’s calico. I’m aiming for the colours of very early spring, as in this quick sketch: The back … Continue reading