Tag Archives: Circle Game

One off, One on

Have you ever noticed that when your only goal is to complete a project everything goes wrong? Your machine acts up. The threads skip. Lines aren’t straight. You get ripples. The backing puckers, or edges get folded into your stitching. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Where did it go? Seems like my summer holiday from blogging extended well into fall. I did very little quilting this summer. Instead, I was busy converting a neglected rec room/bedroom/bathroom into a quilting studio. The goal was to paint … Continue reading

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Back to Stitching Circles

Today I cut out the pieces for the last circle. Hip, hip hurrah! The most challenging – should I admit that maybe even the most fun?- part of this project is done. Block #16 was as hard as they get. … Continue reading

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This and That

I did it again. I walked into a quilting store, and walked out with more gradient fabric. Sometimes referred to as ombre fabric. Also called Gelato. Somehow I just can’t resist it. This is a Robert Kaufman fabric. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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More Circle Games

The word ‘Game‘ mocks me. When I look at my wall of Kaffe Fassett fabrics and try to pick combinations for a particular block, I remember… this is a game. It is suppose to be fun. Consider colour. Consider scale. … Continue reading

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The Circle Game & Pioneer Quilting

As I was cleaning up the Christmas decorations this week, I looked at the Christmas cards and hesitated before throwing them into the recycling bin. Our pioneer quilting relatives would have kept the cards and repurposed them into quilting templates.  … Continue reading

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