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  • The Squid Hexie Pattern

    The Squid Hexie Pattern

    I’m so excited to have this pattern ready to share! I started the Squid quilt in 2010 after going to my first PMQG meeting and learning about English Paper Piecing (EPP). We practiced basting hexagons (hexies) and the possibilities I imagined in quilt patterns was so inspiring, I went home and designed the Squid that night! […]

  • Squid Quilt Top… Finished!

    I was so excited last night to bring my finished quilt top to the PMQG meeting… and a little nervous.  I had so much I wanted to say about it and I kinda froze in front of the group, but I’m good at hiding it.  Not a big deal though. I’m just happy to be […]

  • Special Quilts

    While I’ve been sewing my whole life, I didn’t really get into quilting until 2010. Since then, I’ve been making both hand and machine-pieced quilts. The hand-pieced quilts tend to take many months to years to complete. I also created a series of quilts based on the Chakra system for a big emotional self-healing journey. […]

  • Writing Challenge

    Writing Challenge

    Hello, and welcome to those who might be new to this blog! I signed up for the 31 Day Blog Writing Challenge hosted by Cheryl Sleboda, so I will be posting a little more often this month. Some topics I plan to write about are outlined here. EPP Hexie Quilts I started writing this blog […]

  • Quilt Portfolio – Gail Lizette Weiss

    Quilt Portfolio – Gail Lizette Weiss

    Color, movement, and texture are qualities I amplify in the quilts I create. Many pieces are done in an improvisational, yet organized style. This lets the fabric speak and gives me direction. Some of these quilts were designed for people as gifts or commissions, and some are made purely for my own therapeutic reasons. I […]

  • Hexie English Paper Piecing (EPP) Tutorials

    Hexie English Paper Piecing (EPP) Tutorials

    Hexie Patterns | Illustrated Stitching Technique These are hexie English Paper Piecing tutorials and other posts about EPP. When I first learned about EPP at my very first Portland Modern Quilt Guild meeting, I was fully hooked! That night I designed the Squid Quilt and have been hand stitching some sort of project ever since. […]