Monthly Archives: June 2016

Curiosity and Observation

Curiosity and observation go hand in hand.   They are also key to finding your creativity.   One of the most common complaints I hear in the Shoppe is that customers don’t think they can be creative.   I’m here … Continue reading

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Daisies

The sunflower is done in dimensional applique of two kinds.  The yellow petals are raw edges and simply stitched down.   Notice that there is NO FUSIBLE.   that is what gives them dimension at the edges.    The leaves … Continue reading

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Improv and Applique

Over the last few weeks I have been talking about moving towards more and more personal and significant quilt projects.   Today I want to explain about those times when for whatever reason you just need to push fabric through … Continue reading

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NO QUILT POLICE!!!!!

That’s right, you heard me,   not in my store,  not in my studio.  The only rules I impose on myself are the ones I made up —  and those vary according to the needs of each project.   Baby … Continue reading

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