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some quilting

I wanted to keep the quilting very simple on this piece because there is already quite a lot going on with the piecing and colours. It can be quite difficult to keep the quilting as part of the design rather … Continue reading

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Perspective

I hung it up in the workroom. Layered sheers are almost impossible to photograph because the light changes the colour, depending on your angle and viewpoint. Depending on your perspective, in fact. Ha. The central circle measures about 21″ in … Continue reading

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Stitching land

Well, so much for ‘oh this will be really simple, just a few quilted lines.’ There are a few quilted lines: But mostly it’s become a lot more complicated than that. This, of course, is ‘Perspective’, another square/circle quilt. There … Continue reading

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Stitching sky

Not quite the last of the patchwork circles – there is another one in progress, in whites and greys. More of that later, when it’s done. This one, Perspective, will be quite simple, I think. Just plain lines of quilting, … Continue reading

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Complete dusk

Completed during the weekend, and hanging in the workroom. It was quite a challenge to stop before it became too ‘busy’. I often have this feeling of not having done enough, or not having worked hard enough or long enough, … Continue reading

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A post script on quilting and imperfection

I thought I might add one or two points, further to yesterday’s post and comments. I don’t use a thimble for quilting, despite having quite a few different kinds. I have a leather thimble as well as various metal ones. … Continue reading

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Just quilting

Not complaining, but my fingertips are a little sore now.

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The sun sets

I know, I said I’d be back on Monday. I didn’t say it would necessarily be Monday UK time, and it’s probably already Monday somewhere in the world by now. I just wanted to post a couple of pictures of … Continue reading

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An oasis

Skipping backwards and forwards between two quilts – and I hope you’re keeping up! – I’ve been working a little more on ‘Sunset’ (or ‘Sunrise’, haven’t decided yet). This is the lower left hand corner, after more quilting. That central … Continue reading

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Thin red line

It’s been a difficult day, since we had to say goodbye to one of our sweet little pets this morning. I spent the afternoon with ‘Sunset’. Just a little quilting here and there, and a little very simple embroidery. The … Continue reading

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