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November 26, 2020
Birds in the Orchard 17, 18 from Virtual Quilter

This project file was crated during a state guild quilt exhibition where I had been asked to demonstrate the Electric Quilt program. I started a new project, added some blocks and kept rearranging them while talking to passing visitors, sometimes about the program I was using, sometimes about what had happened in our lives since we last met, sometimes about how to change a block from a straight to an on point setting, how old our children were, where did I find the fabrics in the program … just an ordinary conversation with passersby at a quilt exhibition when designing quilts ...

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August 28, 2020
Birds in the Orchard 15, 16 from Virtual Quilter

I love this applique design, but should have added quilting motifs in those empty spaces!

Or some birds would be nice!

Quilting required in this one too, but I like it … at least there are birds.

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May 29, 2020
Birds in the Orchard 13, 14 from Virtual Quilter

Lots of space to quilt! I think I would basically cross hatch, but add a few flying birds swooping and gliding over the surface.

No birds on the second design, but the little fountains and the apple trees are sure to attract them sometime.

Again, lots of space to quilt, and once again I would keep it simple, with straight lines echoing those narrow borders, and yes, those birds would be flying around.

The last couple of days I have noticed a lot of birds flying around in addition to the few small birds which fly around the garden catching ...

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October 6, 2019
Birds in the Orchard 12 from Virtual Quilter

Something a bit different … I usually think of double, queen and king size beds when playing with quilt designs, but one day I added some singles to the project file I was playing with.

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