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I Ching Modern Quilt

The pattern of this all linen quilt was created by chance through a random process of throwing coins as prescribed by the I Ching. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Step 16 ~ Quilting

When hand-quilting I’m in the posture of prayer. My heart is bowed between head and hands. My fingers form the mudra for understanding. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: 15 ~ Reviewing

Take a good look at your finished quilt top. It is an image of randomness. How does this pattern of randomness affect you? Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: 14 ~ Advancing

Applied to my improvisational work, this reading tells me not to regret individual decisions and let go of expectations as I make the quilt. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: 13 ~ Seaming

Finally I’ve begun SEAMING my I Ching Modern Quilt columns together! Tips on pinning seams in opposite directions to reduce bulk. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: 12 ~ Accepting

Making an I Ching Modern Quilt embodies the mindful meditation practice of non-doing, non-judging, acceptance, impermanence, and non-attachment. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: 11 ~ Ironing

Be present as you iron and allow the lessons of the I Ching to settle into your being. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: 10 ~ Continuing

It was uncomfortable sewing TEN unbroken dark lines in a row. I wanted to CHEAT and control the random process, but continued with integrity! Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 9 ~ Sewing

This week we go through the complete process of sewing an I Ching modern quilt block based on asking, casting, and reading an I Ching hexagram. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 8 ~ Cutting

In order to immerse myself in the experience of randomness I am pre-cutting all of the shapes that will be needed for my quilt. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 7 ~ Translating

Get out your graph paper and use your I Ching castings to decide on the form that your quilt will take. What does randomness look like? Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 6 ~ Reading

The next step in the I Ching Modern Quilt-along is integrating your I Ching readings into your work and life. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 5 ~ Casting

Through synchronicity even chance events, that happen simultaneously in time and space relate to each other in the shared and present moment. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Value, Intensity, Quantity

Value and intensity are two different things. Bright red has a dark value close to black, Bright yellow has the same light value as a pale blue. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 4 ~ Asking

The blocks of your quilt will be based on conversations with the oracle. The first step is opening to the I Ching by asking a question. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 3 ~ Gathering

This quilt-along is designed to enhance your creative practice. It is best done along-side the creative projects you are already working on.
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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 2 ~ Texting

Identify significant questions related to your inner creativity. Decide on a translation of the I Ching that resonates clearly with you. Continue reading

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I Ching Modern Quilt-along: Week 1 ~ Researching

The I Ching reflects the universe in miniature. It is also a book of patterns. Join me in making a modern quilt based on it. Continue reading

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