Category Archive: Art Quilting

Nov 13 2016

Art Quilt Challenge Week 2 – Art Dolls

For my Art Quilt Week 2 I actually did two small art doll quilts.  The whole point of these was to awaken my muse and try new techniques.  I decided to use one of my Art Dolls I had created in digital and bring her to life in fabric.  I needed some Studio  inspirations and …

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Nov 12 2016

Art Quilt Challenge Week 1 and the Backstory

As promised, I’m posting my first 4 weeks of my self imposed weekly challenge.  I can say at this point this little exercise has made my creativity BOOM!  Here  I am 7 weeks later and I have so many ideas I had to start making lists of future projects so I could get them out …

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Oct 28 2016

Art Quilt Week 5

I know… starting with Week 5?  I will get the first 4 up and back date.  Promise! YES! Finished up my 5th art quilt for my self inflicted challenge to complete an art quilt each week!  Almost thought I wasn’t going to be able to finish this one on time as I ran out of the …

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Oct 17 2016

Ok, I’m not really a Hermit, I just pretend to be one on TV

Not really, but kinda! LOL  So I had to make a decision this month to renew my hosting site or just let it go.  Actually, it was a harder decision than one would think.  I look here and it’s been almost a year since I posted anything. Short version…  I had gotten so discouraged last …

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Nov 23 2015

Scrap Mission: New Quilter’s Carry All Case

My little story of how this perfect for me case came to be. 🙂 How it all started! So what to do with failed dye fabrics?  Cut them up and practice curved piecing! With cool blues and purples seemed logical to make watery curved lines.  Why were they failed? You can’t see from the photo …

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Oct 02 2015

Finish it Friday – Solar Flares Eclipsed

Woot Woot!  I finished my Art Quilt project this week in plenty of time for ‘Finish it Friday’ with a group of Quilting buddies that challenge themselves each week to finish a project quilting, sewing or otherwise! If you missed the process I did for this art quilt here are the two other posts:   …

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Sep 25 2015

Solar Flare Eclipse – The Process: Appli-piecing

So in one morning I cut out all the pieces and put together my art quilt.  Was a learning experience I can tell you! The way the original technique worked was to use washable glue to turn under one of the seam allowances and then glue basting to the adjoining piece.  What I learned part way …

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Sep 23 2015

WIP – Work in Progress – Solar Flares

So while we are waiting for the next Block of the Month for our Technicolor Galaxy quilt, (my Color Wheel quilt as I am calling it, I got bored and decided to put to use all the left overs of hand dyed fabrics.  I’ve always wanted to figure out a better way to do curve piecing …

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