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My Mystery Quilt Classes are More than a Mystery

Posted by on 7 October 2019 | 0 Comments

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Have you ever taken an online quilting mystery workshop? They sure can be a lot of fun as you work your way through them. I've written a couple of these and I have to say, neither is only about the mystery. Both workshops include a lot of learning as well. My most recent mystery is based on art quilting definitely written for those quilters who would like to dabble in art quilts but unsure where to start or art quilters who just want a bit of fun in designing and creating.

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Bedazzled and bamboozled by color?

Posted by on 7 October 2019 | 0 Comments

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Bedazzled and bamboozled by color? Consider a class! Once you know the basics of color theory, color choices become so much easier...in any medium.

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Quilts for the City of Atlanta

Posted by on 12 August 2019 | 0 Comments

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Happy to say that Elizabeth Barton, one of our teachers, has recently had several quilts purchased by the City of Atlanta for their public libraries...  including an abstract quilt. Elizabeth has two abstract quilt classes one of which is Abstract Art for Quiltmakers (starts Friday) that focusses on women abstract painters. The class covers a lot of ground for there are many different kinds of abstraction

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How to Draw a Flying Geese Border in Perspective

Posted by Anita on 3 June 2019 | 0 Comments

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Amazing designs can come about when you draw in perspective and it isn't as hard as you might think. Anita Eaton teaches an online workshop for simply that, "Perspective in Quilting" and today she is offering a free short tutorial on how to draw a Flying Geese Border in perspective. If this whets your appetite for perspective creations, then wait till you see her workshop!

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Can you write letters?

Posted by on 30 May 2019 | 0 Comments

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Can you write letters? Then you are able to sketch as much as you need to make a modern quilt.... and do not worry about not being able to draw like an artist!

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Creating The Illusion of Depth

Posted by Anita on 14 May 2019 | 0 Comments

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Creating the illusion of depth by various uses of perspective is an interesting challenge when quilting. Looking at various artworks can help us learn about how to do that and how people at various times in history used perspective.

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What Do These Three Quilts Have in Common?

Posted by on 14 May 2019 | 0 Comments

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Here are three quilts I've made in the past. What do you think they all have in common - other than I made them?

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A Zentangle Block - Dolphins

Posted by on 18 April 2019 | 0 Comments

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Being Autism Awareness month, I decided to play around with the animal blocks we've created especially to represent Autism Awareness. In particular our new block for 2019, The Dolphins.

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Star Block Help

Posted by on 2 November 2018 | 0 Comments

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The Entwined Star Pattern evokes folded ribbons wrapping around each other to create the star. Light/dark and medium value fabrics carefully arranged are an important part of creating the illusion. One of my favorites is...

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A Box or Seven of Scraps

Posted by on 24 October 2018 | 0 Comments

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I asked Linda recently what she'd been up to of late and she sent me this wonderful story explaining how she created a beautiful modern log cabin quilt from her boxes of scraps. This is so inspiring that I might just need to try it myself and definitely had to share it with you.

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