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Wholecloth Experiment

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I've been mulling over an idea about doing a colourful wholecloth using the walking foot quilting technique I learned from Heather Lair, which I've decided to start calling Lair Quilting. I first used it on Heathia, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Heather was an amazing artist, who passed away in 2013. I took a class with her in 2011 in St. Andrews by the Sea, NB. She was very generous with her art quilting knowledge and I haven't seen anyone else do her quilting technique other than me. Now that I use it so much, I've decided to call it Lair Quilting after her. Hope she doesn't mind! :) It also looks quite labyrinthian and that fits with the name too, eh?

Usually when I do Lair quilting (Heathia, We the North Since 1867, Triad), it's using one or two colours and it's meant to blend into the background. This time, I wanted to experiment with making the design with the quilting.

First, I laid down some black guidelines, with a mix of straight lines an…

The Sights of Savannah

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My friend Kirstin (@aboutkirstin) and I went down to Savannah for QuiltCon and had a fabulous time. Wanna check out some of the sights with us?
First stop - Savannah's Candy Kitchen


S'mores rolled ice cream...mmmm


Seeing the sights, through the rain



Gorgeous ironwork





Ya gotta look up!








Curiouser, and curiouser. No, really...why?!



For my cousins


 Williams-Mercer House

More gorgeous ironwork