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June 26, 2020
Design Wall Dilemma from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories


Why would I call this a dilemma? Because I haven't known what I wanted from the very beginning. It all started with a Sherry Lynn Wood workshop back in November. I created two pieces, one I've turned into a finished quilt, which I like very much, now that it's in the quilt chest.

But then I had this second piece. It nagged at me because I just couldn't see what it wanted. I put it on the design wall; pronounced it ugly and wrote that it is hideous. It took up space. Lots of space. On ...

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June 10, 2020
A hideous quilt takes shape . . . maybe? from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

A few days ago I pulled this last piece from the Sherry Lynn Wood workshop that I attended back in November. It had been bothering me that 1.) I didn't like it and 2.) it was taunting me, if you will. I determined that I needed to use it or chop it. Either way, something had to happen.



So I decided to first try to use it as is. Once chopped, there's no going back, soo....
I liked the almost Dresden plate section, so why not start there. I made several chunks of rounded shapes, mostly in blue ...

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January 20, 2020
January BRMQG from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

The Baton Rouge MQG meeting on the 6th was interesting. Check it out. Show and tell.




 

Sugaridoo QAL blocks. 

Show and share of the pieces that we created in the Sherry Lynn Wood workshop. 








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November 22, 2019
Meet Sherri Lynn Wood from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Wednesday I told you about going to the Joan Mitchell Center for their Open Studios. There was a special reason for our visit: Sherri Lynn Wood is an artist-in-residence there. And when she leaves in December, she will be giving a workshop in Lafayette, which I am attending. (More in a few weeks.) But for now, I'd like to introduce you to the Sherri Lynn Wood that we met.

Sherri is working on several pieces while in New Orleans. The first two are pieces that symbolize menopause and its attendant miseries: bloating, weight gain, dryness, pain, psychological loss.


She ...

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