12 June, 2015

Lilac Lovely - Improv Curves

Not a spec of white in this quilt top! In fact, quite the opposite of low volume for me. It is so rich and saturated in its colour. I absolutely love it.

As much as I love a perfect circle, I adore improv curves. Then again, improv is my language. There is something absolutely freeing about cutting a random curve and making it work. It requires letting go of sewing expectations. Frankly, that is the best part, in my opinion.

This particular quilt top started with a stack of 20 fat quarters, a rotary cutter, and a large ruler for squaring up. It comes together much faster than you think it does.

If you are interested in learning more about this technique join me at My Sewing Room this summer. I'm scheduled to teach this a few times and would love to have you join me.

July 10 6-9 pm
August 9 1-4 pm

Call 403-252-3711 to register.


audrey said...

What a great quilt! Love it. The lack of white makes it much more bold!

Sandra W said...

Yes. Very nice. How big are the finished squares?

SherryMarie said...

I've been looking at your courses this summer, as I'm in Calgary. Yay! You've just convinced me I need to do this one. Love it. Can't wait to meet you and practice some curves.

ChristaQuilts said...

I love it, too!

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Unknown said...

This is a super quilt! ...and, silly me I just figured out that you will be in Victoria this weekend, a guest of the Victoria Modern Quilt Guild - I'm so sorry I will be missing seeing you and taking one of your courses, so I hope you will be back. I am just returning back to quilting after an exile of about 6 years, so the light bulb in my head is a bit ...slow!

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