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Tag Archive 'Hand-dyed Fabrics'

Solar Flares in the sky…

… and pictures in the newspaper of it are very beautiful. No wonder, the universe is a bountyful basked of Inspiration. But how can I translate this phenomenal beauty into fabric? Think galaxies, bright light and SUN. AZZURRO This quilt was awarded with 3rd Place at La Conner International Quilt Festival 2012

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Making holes in a quilt

It’s a scary thought, making a beautiful quilt top, sewing carefully together slices of gorgeous hand-dyed fabric (Judy Robertson), and then pull out your scissors and cut holes into it. Never mind, you’ve only one shot of this. But once you get over your initial fear doing something wrong to your work, it’ll get better. […]

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Plant Life

Most of my quilts grow like a plant. It starts with a seed, an idea, a snippet, seen something somewhere…  …a little sprout pushes upwards and after some time… …colorful matter unfolds… …until it reveals all the beauty nature has to offer. More plant matter in form of lots of stitching Credit:  “Plant Life” is loosely based […]

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Golden Gate…

…has been juried into the next CQA Exhibit at University House Issaquah. Show dates: March 8 – July 11, 2010 22975 Black Nugget Road, Issaquah The reception is Saturday, March 13, 2010   2:00 – 4:00 pm I hope many of you will come.

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Breath of Time

Now on exhibit at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center/Seattle:  Beyond Convention This spring, CQA offered the opportunity to make a quilt based on a poem, written by cancer survivors at Cancer Lifeline Seattle. Being a cancer surviver myself, out of about hundred poems this poem by Jean Joder is my personal favorite: Untitled A poet writing, […]

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