Patch play

I laid out the two-inch patches and played with finding pleasing arrangements. I like some of these a lot and may stitch them together. Some are still a play-in-progress. My favorite part of this...

Shibusa felting

I’m starting a new activity under the guidance of India Flint in the course being (t)here 2019: shibusa felting. The first step was to locate some roving. I was going to go to the...

The knowledge that surrounds us

I was stitching this frame together and my mind was turning over phrases that could be its name. I started with obsessively thinking “between the ocean and the deep blue sea.” That became the...

Twos and threes

More squares. Two and three inch. Most of the fabrics below came from Deb Lacativa’s big bag of scraps. I like the rainbow colored mix of the middle nine square. The colors below seem...

Patch math

I’m up to 50 one-inch squares. Four eights (“frames” in Jude’s language) and two nines. I like how they look photographed on this brick red coffee table that we kept from Sam’s parents’ home....

More tinies

These inch-square puzzle pieces are addictive. They take only a few stitches to make, so it’s easy to say “Just one more!” I might be ready to stitch them into nine patches as arranged....

Small cloth

Jude Hill’s second part of Patchwork in Perspective has started! I started stitching some inch-square patches using Jude Hill’s invisible baste stitch. Not so invisible in some cases. And I need more practice (patience?)...