I Spy Quilt

Have you ever played the “I Spy” game? Did you play it as a child? Well, I was in the dark until I came across a quilt named I Spy. The more I looked at it, I realized it was a great teaching opportunity and at the same time a fun game!   “I spy something Red” or “I spy a bird”. The other person has to find that item.

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Strata Quilt, or is it called a Tile Quilt?

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Hi again. I wanted to show you my Strata quilt that I started in April 2011. It was tons of fun to design and play with the different colors (see below).  My stash had many batiks that I’ve never used so I decided to put them all in one quilt.

20140211_strata_front_680 Here’s the finished quilt, but I wanted to talk about the designing part. I use Adobe Photoshop Elements to design. This allows me to make lay out decisions and ‘see’ the finished quilt long before I even start sewing. Continue reading