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Play Jinny's Memory Match game and find out the name of this lovely block.

 
 

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Maria talks about the process she used for finishing Tribe. It's an interesting look into the mind of an artist.

Click here to read her blog.

Star Members can watch Maria Shell in Show 2208: Improv Patchwork.

TribebyMariaShell - 36 Pieces Non-Rotating

TribebyMariaShell - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

TribebyMariaShell - 289 Pieces Non-Rotating

TribebyMariaShell - 36 Pieces Rotating

TribebyMariaShell - 100 Pieces Rotating

TribebyMariaShell - 289 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Mary Kay Davis

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Here's how Maria's quilt, Colors Unfurled, got started,

I had an idea. What if I take all the star blocks I’d made over the years and used them to make a new version of the American flag? A version of the flag that celebrated all of our cultural diversity. A version of the flag that represented not just traditional red-white-and-blue values but pink-purple-and orange values too.

Click here to read the whole article about the making of this quilt.

Star Members can watch Maria Shell in Show 2208: Improv Patchwork.

ColorsUnfurledbyMariaShell - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

ColorsUnfurledbyMariaShell - 96 Pieces Non-Rotating

ColorsUnfurledbyMariaShell - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

ColorsUnfurledbyMariaShell - 35 Pieces Rotating

ColorsUnfurledbyMariaShell - 96 Pieces Rotating

ColorsUnfurledbyMariaShell - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Mary Kay Davis

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Here's a lovely block from Jinny. Do you know what it's called? Play the game and find out.

 

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"Beachy" is essentially a strip quilt and we love that in each strip, Maria has put a different quilting pattern.

Star Members can watch Maria Shell in Show 2208: Improv Patchwork.

BeachybyMariaShell - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

BeachybyMariaShell - 99 Pieces Non-Rotating

BeachybyMariaShell - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

BeachybyMariaShell - 35 Pieces Rotating

BeachybyMariaShell - 99 Pieces Rotating

BeachybyMariaShell - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Mary Kay Davis

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Maria's quilt, Albert Hoffman's Obit, was awarded the handi-quilter wall longarm machine quilting award at AQS Paducah 2009. We fell in love with the colors and the interesting use of multiple quilting designs.

62H x 52W

Star Members can watch Maria Shell in Show 2208: Improv Patchwork.

AlbertHoffmansObitbyMariaShell - 35 Pieces Non-Rotating

AlbertHoffmansObitbyMariaShell - 100 Pieces Non-Rotating

AlbertHoffmansObitbyMariaShell - 300 Pieces Non-Rotating

AlbertHoffmansObitbyMariaShell - 35 Pieces Rotating

AlbertHoffmansObitbyMariaShell - 100 Pieces Rotating

AlbertHoffmansObitbyMariaShell - 300 Pieces Rotating

Original Photo: Mary Kay Davis