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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

I have a Plan!




I have recovered the small futon in my studio with some fabric I found at IKEA. It was hard to resist since it has my favorite color: orange! I recovered 2 pillows also, but need to find more fabric in solid colors.I am finding it to be the perfect place to work on my laptop, and write ideas in my sketchbook.

I have been trying different ideas, trying to come up with a plan and today I think I have something that will work. I am going to do 2 series, one in a method I used to do. I know squares and log cabin type quilts are done over and over, but I love squares, and want to see what more I can do with them. The second series I am going to do is to challenge myself to use shapes that are not square! I want to use large pieces, that are curved. And a by product of that is the machine quilting: what can I do that is different?

2 comments:

  1. Well that fabric sure is fun. What a great place to sit and dream. Looks like you will be working hard too. You won't be bored-with two series going.

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  2. Gail, Would you mind telling us what you are using for your design wall?
    Thanks! Heather

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