Improvising Tradition

Improvising Tradition by Alexandra Ledgerwood {book review}

When Daisy and I announced our Improv Quilting Challenge month, Alexandra Ledgerwood graciously offered us a copy of her book, Improvising Tradition: 18 Quilted Projects Using Strips, Slices, and Strata, for our review. I have followed Alexandra on instagram yet somehow missed her book announcement. (Yeah, I don’t know what to say!!!) When the book arrived in the mail, I saved …

Strings Attached potholder by Crafty Planner

Fresh Quilting book review and make

Malka Dubrawsky‘s Fresh Quilting: Fearless Color, Design & Inspiration provides a variety of projects to explore improvisational piecing. For her, “piecing improvisationally is more about mind-set than it is about actual technique… (but) put your measuring tools away”. Along with no measuring tools, Malka has ten “rules” for improv piecing.   Starting with potholders, Malka’s projects guide you through a skill …