Tagged: patchwork

Garden days, cloth dreams

Rain. Lots of it. And thunder. I scurried around yesterday afternoon to spread hay mulch and do some ongoing garden cleanup. Harvest the rest of the bumper cucumber crop and remove the dead vines....

Pile of squares

I’ve stitched quite a few three-inch squares. They are now in a pile. I’m not sure what to do with them from here. But it’s nice to have them around. Mostly blue and green,...

Assembly

I’m trying different layouts of these squares. So far they are very regular and balanced. I’m wondering what would happen if I shifted them to be more out of balance – mostly yellows on...

Nine nines

I stitched a few one-inch squares every morning. Then I stitched them into strips of three. Then stitched three strips of three into nine-patches. Very satisfying and before I knew it, I had nine....

Yellow courage

It lifts my spirits looking at all this yellow. Long strips stitched down on both sides with Deb Lacativa’s dyed floss (2 strands). Now to start on the short sides. 23 of them (one...

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...

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...