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Rainbow Cloud Quilt / Negative Space

Free-cut continuous bias strips were machine pieced through an improvisational process to create the curved patchowork in this modern quilt. Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt FAQ ~ 5 Tips to Piecing Gentler Curves

There are several people who have taken the Mod-Mood Quilt challenge and have hopefully, happily discovered that it really is a challenge. Through a series of FAQ updates I want to highlight a few of the blog posts out there … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 6 ~ Get Your Curve On

In step 6 of the Modern Mood Quilt craft-along, quilt-along with me and learn how to machine and hand piece curves without a template. Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 4 ~ Get Your Line On

In 1992 I took my first quilt making workshop with Nancy Crow. It was on improvisational process and one of the first things Nancy said to the class was, “You don’t need a ruler to cut and sew fabric together.” … Continue reading

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The Modern Quilt: Revolution vs Evolution

After trolling the blogs late last night I came across Rossie’s process pledge and post on mutant quilting (don’t skip the insightful comments while you are there), and was inspired to consider my place in this movement. I made my … Continue reading

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Mod-Mood Quilt 1 ~ Get Your Chart On

Thanks for joining me on the Modern Mood Quilt Craft-along as we explore and manifest our summertime emotions. Let’s go! Step 1: Create YOUR mood color chart A: Organize your fabulous collection of fabrics by color. You don’t have to … Continue reading

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Mod Mood Quilt Along

Ever since my fascination with mood rings when I was a kid in the 70′s, I’ve been drawn to the symbolic, cultural, and emotional aspects of color. When I came across this mood-color chart (replicated above in hand-dyed fabrics) a … Continue reading

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