Category Archives: Hand Dyed Fabric

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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More Improv Curves

I’ve made 16 blocks so far and decided to play a bit. Several of these have potential. I may make a few more blocks and then decide. Have a great day!

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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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Improv Again

I’m trying to take a bit of time out each week to work on improv stuff. It stretches me creatively and I need that. You’ll be happy to know that I’ve altered my color palette slightly! I’m working with strips … 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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Ta Daaaa! Improv Finish

I finished this little top. It isn’t a masterpiece, but it sparked further ideas, so I’m calling it a success. And yes, I did inset that dark green corner. Not a perfect job, but needs must. And here is a … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Kintsugi

Kintsugi is the Japanese art of mending pottery and using gold to fill in the cracks. It means that each time a pot is broken and repaired, it becomes more beautiful. That is what I was thinking about as I … Continue reading

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