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Some people have a bucket list. I get the general idea but I find the approach depressing. I'd rather think of the process of life instead of focusing on its endpoint; as a result, I refer to my list as a Life List.

#5: Successfully complete a Mariner's Compass quilt.

January 28, 2010

Hey, do you suck?

So, if you'd asked me the question even up until a few days ago, I would have said the answer was yes! Over the past year or so, I've been trying to find a few quilt blogs to read, quilt blogs of people whose sense of color and design interested and challenged me, and let me tell you -- these blogs were killing my spirit.

January 12, 2010

Discothèque: the plan becomes clear

I'm far enough along on Discothèque that two photos placed side-by-side give you an idea of what I'm attempting to do. The plan is to have six columns of color, with each column fading from

December 2, 2009

Quilting section now available

I've been focusing a lot of my creative time into working with fabric this year, not writing. I finally decided to create something that's been wanting for some time here -- a custom content type here on domesticat.net for my quilts.

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November 4, 2009

Dragon's Fire

Date: 
28 September 2009 to 1 December 2009
Recipient: 
Jason & Crystal
Pattern: 
Triple Irish Chain
Level of completion: 
Completed and given away

A belated wedding present for Jason and Crystal.  Promised to them on their wedding day so, obviously, this quilt is not a surprise.

That isn't to say there aren't a couple of tricks up my sleeve. You guys should know me better than that by now.

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November 4, 2009

Dream of the Green Turtles

Date: 
13 October 2009 to 17 October 2009
Recipient: 
Beth's son Liam
Pattern: 
Disappearing Nine-Patch
Level of completion: 
Completed and given away
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My first 'commission.' Beth asked if I'd be willing to do an easy aquatic-themed quilt for her son Liam. She provided nine fabric options, of which I chose eight (seven front, one back).

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November 4, 2009

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