OMG – an improv horse

Well, my goal this month was to make an improv quilt with any or all of the fabrics in this box… …and it’s not the greatest quilt or the most exciting improv but a finish, as they say, is better than perfect! After going away for a week I caught some kind of flu-like virus […]

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Dorothy’s House

Today is the Endeavourers third Art Quilt reveal day. Our challenge theme for this quarter has been ‘spiral’ and my submission is called Dorothy’s House. I knew I might well be short of time this quarter so I decided to go with my first idea – Dorothy’s House (from the Wizard of Oz) caught in […]

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Happy May Day!

I have been very absent here of late, after this quilt took on a life of its own and I very much feared I would never meet today’s deadline on the theme of Change/ Transformation. I hope to post more about it soon but some of my thinking behind this piece and and the quilts of […]

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Don’t Poke the Bear

Yesterday, February 1st was the first Reveal date for The Endeavourers, our new art quilt group, and our theme for this quarter was ‘Nature’. My full post for the quilt I made for this challenge, including both my thoughts and the making process, can be found on The Endeavourers blog and also at the bottom […]

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Eureka! My Final Four in Art Reveal

Today is the final Four in Art reveal and, firstly, I would like to say thank you to all the Four in Art members. Sewing along with you in these Art Quilt challenges has been an inspiration and an education and I wish you all well with your future projects :) Our theme for this year is […]

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Time and Tide…

Have you tried something new this month and linked  up with Fiona at Celtic Thistle Stitches? I have been trying out Pebeo Setacolor Opaque fabric paints. I came upon this after googling in search of gold fabric paint for a project which must remain secret for a little while. I found the gold very easy […]

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Stained Glass and Shadows

Today is this year’s third Four in Art reveal. Our theme for this year is ‘Light’ and the sub-theme for this quarter is ‘Stained Glass Shadows’. Our aim, as always, is: “…to break out of the usual gridded experience and try a new concept, free of structure or preconception, moving the boundaries of our own skills forward in […]

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The Greatest Show on Earth!

Welcome to Rainbow Hare! Today, for one post only, I would like to introduce to you: The Greatest Show on Earth! I will speak of no circuses, no smoke and mirrors, no conjurer’s tricks (and absolutely no animation!). Today, I would like to share with you the Awe, the Wonder, the Amazement, the MAGIC of ‘Light […]

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