Category Archives: Improv

Finish It Up Friday ~ Tangled

This quilt is why I wanted to work with bias tape. I had an idea in my head and needed to come up with a way to create it. I applied this all by hand and it took forever. Seriously, … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Twofer

I finished up both of these art quilts this week. It has been so much fun getting back into improv. Daughter #3 suggested adding some embroidery to this. I had already been thinking of adding some hand quilting, so this … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Thursday ~ Streams of Consciousness

I finished this little quilt using bias tape. I figured out how to stitch these down by machine on top of the already quilted background. Here is the back. I like to face most art quilts. I still need to … Continue reading

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More Improv

You’ll be seeing a lot more of this type of work over the next few months as I prepare for my show in August. When I don’t know where to start, I pull out leftovers. These are from Daughter #3’s … Continue reading

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Improv

I haven’t done much improv work in a while. It’s time to get back into it! I’m not sure why, but after grabbing a chunk of my favorite red, I spied this vintage gingham and thought they might work well … 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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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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