Tag Archives: moon

Moon in Winter

Just about got this finished in time for the end of winter, hurtling as we are towards Imbolc tomorrow and the start of spring. Although it’s still cold, there are signs that the earth is waking up from her winter … Continue reading

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A quilt

I started this last week, having woken up one morning with the title already in place. The patchwork moon is 15″ in diameter and is cut from various hand-dyed fabrics, hand-pieced over paper. I don’t know what size the quilt … Continue reading

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A moon, a flower and a choice

Sometimes it’s just nice to make a simple picture, nothing too complicated or meaningful.  I have a little cloth under way, making use of a woven moon I made some time ago with some tiny white scraps. This is a … Continue reading

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A golden moon

After the marathon six-month epic of hand-stitching all those large quilts for the peace series, I think it’s time for something a little less complicated. I’ve been working with one of the moons I showed you last week. This is … Continue reading

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Three patchwork moons

One blue moon: One tiny patchwork moon: And one golden moon: Waiting to be united with their respective cloths.

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A midnight moon

This one – ‘Midnight’ –  was finished over the weekend: a combination of patchwork and applique, with the binding pieced from black and ivory strips; all pieced and stitched by hand, as always. I really don’t think machine stitching is … Continue reading

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There’s a hole in the sky…

… with apologies to Kate Bush, whose line this is. Actually, there are several holes in the sky. ‘Midnight’ should be finished over the weekend. I kept the quilting fairly simple to emphasise the expanse of night sky and space. … Continue reading

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Under a patchwork moon

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

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Under a velvet moon

I wish you could touch this as well as see it.  Silk velvet has a texture that is like nothing else, and it catches and reflects light in such a subtle but powerful way. The little sparkles in the sky … Continue reading

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Castles in the air

This is the other half to yesterday’s page.  I don’t really need to say much about this one.

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