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Machine quilting practice, part 4

This is the latest installment of the Lucy’s Nickels project I’ve been doing. This time we were supposed to do swirls that overlapped to make a sort of curved crosshatching pattern. While it was fun to do, I suspect it would be more effective if I’d done more overlaps. We’re […]

Coming down the home stretch

I’m *so* disappointed in the majority of the quilting I’ve done on this quilt! That said, I’m pretty pleased with the outer border. I used some of Lisa Calle’s rulers to make the double swag, which enclosed some large feathers. Then I used another of her rulers to do the […]

Squared Spirals 12

Not too long ago, I happened across a page showing knitted projects that illustrated math concepts. One of the knits looked like it could easily be made into a quilt using half-square triangles, though at this moment I can’t find that exact project on the site. Since I happened to […]