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Quilts ARE Art

Wow… quilts really are art pieces. I picked up my Kaleidoscope Quilt from Just Quilting Studio on Tuesday, where Nancy Stovall kicked some serious ass on the quilting! I can’t stop looking at it! It’s really beautiful, I’m so happy to have been able to collaborate with someone so talented. I took this quick little […]

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Fighting Through Creative Drought

This last month has been brutal. Especially being a woman in the United States. Debilitating emotion overwhelms creativity. You have to fight hard for your creative self. I’ve been working a lot (Phantom Chicken) and that has been great. I really enjoy being able to pay bills! The work has me busy through lots of […]

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Heart Chakra Quilt Progress

This quilt is kind of kicking my ass. It is mimicking my life in ways I would never have noticed if I wasn’t making this as a therapeutic tool. I’m happy for new perspectives, but they can be hard to mentally and emotionally digest. For example, the center of this quilt features a 6 pointed […]

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Whipstitched Hexie Rows

This is another quick tutorial on how I sew my hexies together. After a layout, and sewing all the rows together as in my last post, I’m ready to start sewing the rows together! I start from the left side – I have the first smaller rows stitched together already and now I’m adding the […]

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Kaleidoscope Quilt Top Finish

It’s done! I’m excited to show it at guild tonight – and to publish the pattern to this in the next few days! More to come as I figure out how I’m going to quilt it, or have it quilted – just wanted to share the finished top!!