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Bags of fun

Lots of pictures today. I made some fabric treasure packs: I wondered how much mileage you could get out of one pack, so, just out of interest, I spent an enjoyable few days getting to know the ‘Moody Blues’ pack. … Continue reading

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Bound

Hand-pieced binding is now in place, hand-stitched to the edges.  I really enjoy binding quilts.  I like covering up all those raw edges that have been fraying at the sides throughout the whole process of piecing.  I like raw edges, and … Continue reading

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The final corner

Drum roll and small fanfare… Square 25 is the final corner, and, like all the other corners, is made from four smaller squares layered and pieced together: I’ve already hand-pieced the binding (lots of different fabrics all 3″ wide, pieced … Continue reading

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Two squares

Square 22 is, unusually, just one piece of fabric.  No layering, no patchwork, no collage.  It’s almost the very last piece of one of my favourite batik cottons: And Square 23 is also very simple, made from Catherine’s hand-dyed cotton and silk: … Continue reading

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Interlude

While I think about the trees and where they’re all leading, I’ve returned to the Friendship Cloth.  The last of my fabric swaps arrived recently, all the way from Canada: A little heap of total lusciousness: thank you, Arlee.  That … Continue reading

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18th Square

I really love this silk fabric, hand-dyed by Catherine.  To me, it looks just like a newly-ploughed field, ready for planting – which, for my Cloth, is just perfect, as I’ll be adding to it and planting new stitches over time.

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Layered Patchwork

There was a request yesterday to share the process of this technique, so here goes…  I love this method because of the way it combines layering and piecing, raw edge and turned edge.  To me it is like the gathering of memories: … Continue reading

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