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Sunday, March 20, 2016

“Wonky Monkey” by Cheryl H

This one was a struggle. Am not precision oriented so I tried the required blocks and they came out okay but the whole thing won't align so I just punted and finished it off.

The upside: I got to use the charm squares ("small talk") I won in an earlier challenge and some fabric (black with dots) that a friend brought me from India.
Title: Wonky Monkey
Made in issaquah, WA

by Cheryl Hauser

Saturday, March 19, 2016

“Air Currents” by Judy Valentino

“Air Currents” by Judy V


I took a pic flat so you could see pattern and then stuffed as a pillow. I'm calling it "Air Currents" . Thank you, Judy ValentinoIMG_1025



“Circling the Wrench” by Barbara Moore

“Circling the Wrench",

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approx 8x15" with blocks finishing at 2-1/2".  Made by Barbara Moore in Tucson.



“Horicon Marsh Flyway” by Claudia M

Horicon Marsh Flyway
Claudia M.

Living in Dodge County, home of the Horicon Marsh helped to inspire me for this week's challenge thus the name Horicon Marsh Flyway.  I used the suggested Monkey wrench block in the center of my quilt to represent the marsh. 

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Additional blocks also known as a monkey wrench (or snail's trail) were used for the land and sky that the the flying geese use on their way north and south each year, passing through the marsh.  The flying geese are paper pieced and loosely attached on top of the blocks creating a 3D effect of the geese in flight.  Piece measures just under 13" square.

Claudia M
Beaver Dam WI



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Monkey Wrenches and Flying Geese

My granddaughter has a birthday next Saturday ,thought she might enjoy it.


10 by 29 inches
Created by Donna Beardsley, MN

Sunday, March 6, 2016

“Childhood Colors” by Cheryl H

Childhood Colors
The day after the challenge was announced a friend asked me to repair a broken handle on a bag that had her son's artwork on it--my inspiration piece.


I felt like doing something scrappy because that is the path of least resistance for me and so I used the scraps the quilting ladies from church give me.


The palette reminded me of my 1970s childhood.

Created in issaquah wa by Cheryl Hauser



Friday, March 4, 2016

“The Colorful Chameleon” by Claudia M

Without kids, I needed to call upon my nieces and nephews for help with an inspiration piece for this week's challenge.  My great niece, Coley, shared her art work with me from when she was 11.   This is my inspiration piece.


I then proceeded to re-create her piece using fused fabric.  I included a scallop-edged binding to finish the piece.  image2I am very happy with the piece and especially happy since to quote Coley...I don't like it...I love it!  Can't get better than that.  Thanks Coley.
The finished piece measures 17" X 12" by Claudia M in Beaver Dam WI.




“Blue” by Garen

“Blue’ by Garen for the Through the Eyes of a Child Project QUILTING Challenge.

Original age 3 

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Mine well - much older!


Measures 16 x 21

Title - Blue





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