Category Archives: Art Quilts

Finish It Up ~ Arches

I snuck another little finish in. I pieced the top back in Arizona, but quilted and faced it this week. A facing seemed the perfect finish. This backing fabric was another Goodwill find. The GW stores in AZ are so … Continue reading

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Improv UFO Finish

I left these pieces on the wall to think about for a while. I was putting away scraps and this cheddar caught my eye. Hmmmm….maybe add some red or green? I don’t have any black thread here at the moment. … Continue reading

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Improv Curves Part 3

I decided to cut my blocks down to 8 inch squares. Then I played with a few more ideas. Ultimately, I ended up with this. I think I will quilt this on the long arm so it will get packed … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~

Ta daaaaaa! A complete finish. It took much longer to quilt this on my Bernina than it would have on my long arm, but now it is done and I think the quilting turned out well. You can see here … Continue reading

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Finish It Up ~ Amish Inspired Improv

I finished this little piece over the weekend. I used the same thick button thread that I used on my Hexie project to quilt it with big stitches. I almost used a red binding, but I didn’t want to take … Continue reading

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Where Were We?

I haven’t forgotten this. I’ve just been indecisive. I finally decided that I like this orientation and I like the idea of adding lines through the middle. I cut strips and put them on the wall and found that I … Continue reading

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Still Playing

I’ve been playing with rearranging this in odd moments. Here are a few of my ideas. I’m still not ready to commit to anything. Some things just take time. Have a great day!

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More Improv

Still playing around here. I have more strips done. I tried a lighter piece for the narrow strips in one. I’ll either have to take it out, or make more like it so it feels like it belongs. This could … Continue reading

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More Messing Around

I know, this color palette is getting old. But I still had these pieces out, so I played some more. First strips going one way. Then adding more the other way. I like the fractured quality you end up with. … Continue reading

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Improv Curves Finish

No masterpiece here, but it was a fun experiment! I played around with the bits I made for a long time. I decided I liked the pieces backing up to each other to make arches or doorways of sorts. And … Continue reading

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