Tag Archives: circles

In the round

Organised chaos on the worktable today – more on that later. You might remember these blocks which I pieced by machine (!) from lots of tiny scraps: Well, we had a little conversation – the blocks and me – and … Continue reading

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Drawing can be a word meaning ‘gathering’ – as in drawing disparate things together – as well as a word meaning make an image with a pencil. I really like words that work this hard, words that draw together many … Continue reading

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I wanted to know how it would look if I randomly layered a few fabrics onto some batting and held the fabrics together with only straight stitches. Having made a few straight-stitched rings, I then wondered if I could somehow … Continue reading

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Sampling (2)

Another rock art sample, this time using small pieces of cotton fabrics laid onto some quilt batting and quilted wtih a circular pattern. I laid a piece of silk organza over the top before couching the design, though you can … Continue reading

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giving circles

When I saw recently that Moo have started making round stickers, I thought of all the circles in my flickr photostream and wondered how they would translate to a different medium. I wasn’t disappointed. Each sticker is about 1.5″ in … Continue reading

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the shape of peace

As I said before, quilting takes a long time, and it’s not going to be very interesting if I just keep posting pictures of each tiny, laborious bit of hand quilting as it happens. It’s also going to be quite … Continue reading

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