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Crazy Quilting

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Crazy Quilting—Start to Finish; Session One: Constructing the Blocks

We have begun our ambitious crazy quilting class with seven lovely and talented ladies. As we mentioned in a previous post, Crazy Quilting—Start to Finish, we have created a six-month crazy quilting class that teaches our students how to piece their blocks, stitch and embellish them, and finally put them together in the format of their choice. Taking photos of the class models for reference All our ladies had been eagerly awaiting this class and were ready to get started. Each student was…

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Crazy Quilts

I've taken a lot of pictures of vintage Crazy Quilts, but not very many modern day interpretations. I was especially happy to see 2 contemporary CQ versions at the Arizona Quilters Guild show. All Creatures Large and Small by Gerlinde Hruzek won First Place in the "Other" category. This artist used so many mediums in the making of her quilt: Needlepoint, embroidery, applique, crochet and ribbon work to name a few. The far away picture just does not give justice to how wonderful this quilt…

Yudy M., Colombia

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Only two more tasks to learn on my Crazy Quilt Beginners Class - it has been a lot of fun learning the Silk Ribbon Flowers. Here's Task #9 - pretty little blue flowers. These flowers are made by using a 2mm Silk Ribbon and making a french knot and then piercing the needle in and out along the ribbon creating a fold, until you take the needle back through the material near where you came up. The trick is not to pull the ribbon too tight or you end up with a small mess. Small Blue roses Task…

Crazy Quilting: A Labor of Love

Today, we have a real treat! My friend, Crystal, compiled the history of the crazy quilt. She has a knack for research and a love of social history; something that has rubbed off on me through many hours of period movies and wine, when our brains are just too rummy to work anymore. She handles all the operations stuff here, everything from post office runs to cooking fantastic meals that keep us going late into the night (how else do you think we get stuff done?!). Chances are if you’ve…