Tuesday, July 26, 2016

My Quip - Owl Quilt Takes Shape

Good Day,

All 64 blocks for our new Owl quilt have been completed. Now we hold our breath and hope that our design comes together, as anticipated.




All horizontal rows have been sewn. 6 of 10 have been matched together and sewn. Yes this is a "cute" quilt; it should be.

OWL - JS AB - 2016


We're both amazed at both the simplicity and the complexity of the design and pattern, right down to the 3/4" squares.

OWL - JS AB - 2016

Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our Owl journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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Monday, July 18, 2016

My Quip - Owl - The Piecing Begins

Good Day,

Yes the smallest square pieces in our new quilt Owl are 3/4".



Five of 64 squares have been completed.

At this point in time our completed Owl is to be about 48" wide by 48" long. This could change of course.

Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our Owl journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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My Quip - Our New Triptych Wings - Finalist, Hoffman Challenge 2016

Good Day,

Andy and I just received notice that our new triptych Wings has been juried and selected as a finalist in the Hoffman Challenge 2016.



Wings is our design and construction.

Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our TBD journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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Saturday, July 16, 2016

My Quip - Owl Update

Good day,

Update Owl Quilt.



Yes there are more than 900+ pieces and yes the smallest pieces are 1"-sewn.

Andy and I are trying a new experiment which is sort of a patchwork mosaic quilt.

This is Owl...in pieces.

Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our Owl journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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Thursday, July 14, 2016

My Quip – TBD Update – Hell Yes, We’ve Scrapped Our Original Construction Approach

Good Day,

Yes, Andy and I are continuing to work and design, and design and work on our new TBD quilt. And we have scrapped our original construction approach.

Just so you have may a quick look this is where we were. Not anymore.

TDB - The 1st - JS AB


And we will be using what we have already put together in another quilt design and project.

We have started all over again with our project, TBD.

TDB - The 2nd - JS AB


Our intent is now to create a strip-puzzle. You ask “What the hell is that?” Hey, we’re inventing as we go along. We still have the intent of presenting our thoughts and feelings in our new quilt.



Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our TBD journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

My Quip - TBD - 3rd Panel Pieced

Good Day,

TBD Update - The 3rd panel has been pieced. This was the toughest to strip piece so far.



Now on to the 4th panel; 13+ new colors and the Titanium Grey strips required.

We can now see that a thread highlight will be necessary to expand on our thought design.

Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our TBD journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

My Quip - TBD Update - 2nd Panel Pieced

Good Day,

TBD Update - 2nd Panel of pieced strips completed.



Andy and I are pleased that TBD is progressing in the direction that we thought our design would be headed.

And here's one of our thoughts; apart from the background color and the Titanium Grey strips, our objective is not to repeat another color. We're using Robert Kaufman Kona Solids.



Follow our progress at Quilts SB, at both our Quilts SB Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/QuiltsbySB/ and our Quilts SB Website - http://quiltsb.blogspot.com/

As always, once completed I will be presenting and posting a complete write-up with details of our TBD journey.

And if you have any questions, thoughts, comments and/or ideas for Andy and me please feel free to contact us at Quilts SB - email - jsmith58@gmail.com.

Definitely enjoy,

Jim and Andy
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