Measured Improv: Love Potion #9 (Wonky Hexagon Quilt)

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Hexagons are perfect in so many ways. One of the reasons they are so perfect for quilts is because they are the only other regular polygon, besides for squares and regular triangles, that will tessellate. I hope I didn’t lose everyone in that last statement. In plain English this means that you can piece together regular hexagons over and over …

Measured Improv: “Up In the Air” Quilt

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So, I’m still exploring what I call Measured Improv. If you’ve read some of my earlier blog entries, you will remember that this is what I termed my approach to Improvisational Piecing. I now introduce you to “Up In the Air”, my most current exploration: The inspiration for this quilt was a block created by Kelli for my month in …

Measured Improv: Lavender Big Log Baby Quilt

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Before I even finished The Big Log in the original colors of Black and White, I started to think about what variations could be made to make the look and feel of the quilt completely different. Though I love black and white quilts for babies I thought that in this case the Black and White was too stark of a …

Log Cabin Revisited: “The Big Log”

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I saw a picture of a rug online awhile ago and was inspired to make this quilt. I wish I could find a picture of the inspiration rug. When I first looked at it I fell in love with the new take on the basic log cabin. I love log cabin blocks in modern quilts but, I look at them …