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Growth

Work continues, sporadically, on tacking the layers of Metamorphosis. I overestimated the size of the wool batting and ended up with about 8″ spare all round the edges of the 60″ pieced top. Working on the tacking, I’m noticing that … Continue reading

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from floor to table

Well, we started off on the floor – me, the backing, the wool batting and the quilt top – and we pinned each other to the carpet, as I knew we would, but after a few hours the pinned layers … Continue reading

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making ground

I finished preparing all twenty-five crone cloth blocks and laid them out on the floor to see what was the best arrangement. These are each 12″ square, made from fabrics layered onto a foundation of fine cotton lawn or muslin. … Continue reading

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Crone skeleton

This is clearly going to be the year of big things. My second large ongoing adventure this year will involve making a start on the crone cloth. Late last year I spent about three weeks drawing an elaborate plan for … Continue reading

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The crone cloth

I’ve been planning a large cloth for about a year now. It still hasn’t got much further than the only-in-my-head stage, although I have planned the arrangement of quilt blocks together with rough sizes. This square cloth will be the … Continue reading

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