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“My Splice” and “Trees”

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Turkey Tracks: March 31, 2021

“My Splice” and “Trees”

“Trees” is on the longarm—mostly because I need another night time hand-sewing project. Though, I should confess, I can fall back on the EPP project that has been underway for several years now. But, it is a hard project. Sewing binding is more soothing.

This quilt is SUPER BRIGHT, for sure.

But…cheerful.

And I have finished and hung “My Splice,” a project from this year’s Color Collective class with Tara Faughnan—hosted by Amy Newbold’s Sewtopia. I wanted something I’ve made for this spot in the living room, so I made a wall hanging rather than a larger quilt.

I quilted with 12-weight Sulky cotton, with a Tulip Sashiko needle AND had a lot of fun using different color threads.

The corner where I hung it had an old opera poster—Turandot—that was looking faded and stodgy. “My Splice” has certainly brightened up that corner of the living room.

Here’s one more:

The April project will arrive online tomorrow.

Ah, anticipation unfolds strongly today. The fabric is already here and is very pretty.

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  1. I love this post! It’s so full of eye candy!! Your Trees quilt is amazing and yes so bright!
    Splice looks amazing on your wall esp with your hand quilting 😊
    Your furniture reminds me of what I had while my girls were growing up in the townhouse, it was the ektorp from IKEA and white…which was a little crazy but they had slip covers that I could wash and replace every so often. I loved how they looked with my quilts!
    White and my mechanic man just wouldn’t work so now I have slate 😊

    wendysquilting

    March 31, 2021 at 9:04 am


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