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The last

This one seems to have taken forever, but the last in the ‘search for peace’ series is finally finished. It started life as a 26″ square of hand-pieced patchwork in 1″ and 2″ squares, to which I added freely-pieced borders … Continue reading

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the beginning of the end

The last of the quilts in the ‘sense of peace’ series is under way and I hope might be finished by the end of the week. More squares; a piece of patchwork in quiet whites and pastels. Fields, seen from … Continue reading

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The final four

I can hardly believe it, but here we are. They’re all done. The finalists: #34 – the painted grid: This is a 2″ circle of rug canvas, painted with acrylics and stitched to hand-dyed linen damask. #35 – the old … Continue reading

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#33 – the confetti circle

This turned out to be a really great way of using very tiny scraps – the ones that are just too small even for patchwork. I layered and fused them to a bit of very lightweight iron-on interfacing then laid … Continue reading

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A pair

On the home straight now, today I have a pair of circles. Not quite a matching pair, but maybe a related pair. #31: the patched circle: 2.5″ cotton batik disc with a half-inch square of dupion silk patched to the … Continue reading

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#29 – the felted wool circle

Felted wool is such a delight to stitch on; I don’t know why I don’t use it more often. I found this tiny scrap of hand-dyed felted wool, which came to me as a gift last year. I think this … Continue reading

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#27 – the couched spiral

I like the fact that this one is a solid shape that is made from just a line. The line (in this case a length of space-dyed viscose yarn) coils round on itself enough to give the illusion that this … Continue reading

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Four circles

The blog has a little catching up to do, so I’m posting a circle bonanza. Today – for one day only – you get four for the price of one. These, if you remember, form part of a set of … 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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