Posts Tagged ‘fabric’

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What am I quilting?

March 21, 2015

Happy World Quilting Day!

Actually, I am between quilts right now.  My latest one is in a quilt show.  Here is a photo.

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My quilt from last year’s show, titled, “I Dream of Cranes,”  is shown below.I dream of Cranes

There is a nice overview of quilt traditions in different cultures in Wikipedia, here.

Quilting: the occupation where one spends a lot of money buying perfectly good fabric, then spends a lot of time cutting it up, only to sew it back together again.

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What had me in stitches?

April 12, 2012

Reference to this article in Embroidery.  Thanks to Kevin at the Oregon College of Art and Craft for finding the link.

I loved the interpretation of commercial packaging in fabric – a new way of looking at everyday objects much in keeping with traditional handcrafts for the home.