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A quiet corner

It’s going to look as if I made this overnight, but really, I’ve been working on it all week. The ‘sketchbook pages interlude’ made a good shield. So, behind the scenes, there was quiet stitching. … quietly available here. Advertisements

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Quiet white

Just a small cloth that was shut away, languishing in the ‘for finishing’ box. It seems to be happy to see daylight at last. It seems to bear me, its cruel captor, no hostility at all. Cloth is patient, cloth … Continue reading

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Communion

In the beginning, this one was called ‘Solitude’, but it became something else. I’m thinking ‘Communion’. A joining of two Latin-derived words: ‘com’ [with] and ‘unus’ [one]. The way this cloth listened so patiently during its construction makes ‘solitude’ something … Continue reading

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Construction

I’ve been working on piecing a background for the yellow/gold patchwork circle. Like ‘Contemplation’, this background is layered and pieced: nine squares stitched together, seams on the right side. This time I’m covering the seams with a semi-sheer ribbon, so … Continue reading

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Got it

Contemplation. Yes. I think so.

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Still nameless

I thought I might post a picture of the whole thing, since the light seems to be a little better today. This quilt – unusually for me – has a hanging sleeve on the back. I’m thinking that, if the … Continue reading

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Boundaries

The first of the ‘search for peace’ quilts is now bound. I hand-pieced the binding from 2″ widths of various fabrics, and as luck would have it, pieced exactly the right length.  No need for extra pieces to be added … Continue reading

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Sewing seeds

…and taking a break until after Easter. Enjoy your holiday weekend.

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Whites

Quite perverse, really, that I have a cupboard full of luscious hand-dyed fabrics in every colour imaginable, and what I really want to work with at the moment is white. It always amazes me that there are so many shades … Continue reading

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White

It seems delightfully apt that the first snow of the season fell last night as I completed this little cloth, which I am simply calling ‘Winter’: Meant to hang in a window, this cloth is constructed around the translucent patchwork … Continue reading

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