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This week's puzzle, Positive Energy 4 - was created using Karen's "layered Curves and Peaks" technique. 

“Layered Curves" (aka Layered Waves) makes curves faster and easier to do than curved piecing and unlike the raw edges in fabric collage, the edges in “Layered Curves” are neat and tidy.  It is also the subject of her books  "Layered Waves" (2009) and "Wearable Waves" (2012). Dramatic angles and points can be also be made using this technique, which contrast beautifully with the flowing lines.

Watch Karen in Episode 1109 - Accidental Landscapes

Positive Energy 4 - 35 pieces non-rotating

Positive Energy 4 - 99 pieces non-rotating

Positive Energy 4 - 300 pieces non-rotating

Positive Energy 4 - 99 pieces rotating

Positive Energy 4 - 300 pieces rotating

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Alex says, "Scrap quilts rule in my book! This quilt celebrates the entirety of my vast fabric collection."  Want to make your own scrap quilt, check out Alex's new book.

Here's one of her scrappy works - How many fabrics can you count?

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Scrappy Bowties - 36 pieces non-rotating

Scrappy Bowties - 100 pieces non-rotating

Scrappy Bowties - 100 pieces rotating

Scrappy Bowties - 289 pieces non-rotating

Scrappy Bowties - 289 pieces rotating

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Sheila created Electric Faerie of the Getty Garden for the International Quilt Festival Special Exhibit: Good for You 2011.  This was an international juried and judged exhibition of art quilts where the theme was Good for You - as in, "what's good for you? Chocolate, wine, video games? As long as the quilt spoke to the theme, it was acceptable.

Electric Faerie of the Getty Garden - 36 pieces non-rotating

Electric Faerie of the Getty Garden - 100 pieces non-rotating

Electric Faerie of the Getty Garden - 300 pieces non-rotating

Electric Faerie of the Getty Garden - 100 pieces rotating

Electric Faerie of the Getty Garden - 300 pieces rotating

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Every once in a while, quilter extraordinaire, Angela Walters, makes a quilt for herself. This is one of those quilts.  Impracticality was featured on the cover of the June/July 2103 issue of Quilter's Newsletter.

You can watch Angela at work in Episode 1306 - No-Pin Curves and Quilting "Modern." 

Impracticality - 35 pieces non-rotating

Impracticality - 99 pieces non-rotating

Impracticality - 300 pieces non-rotating

Impracticality - 99 pieces rotating

Impracticality - 300 pieces rotating

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Since Alex is off to one of Rosalie Dace's classes, we thought we'd share one of Rosalie's quilts, Awake my Soul, as the puzzle for this week.  To see more of Rosalie's quilts on her website, click here.

You can also learn more about Rosalie in Episode 711: Quilting: Where Imagination and Reality Meet: Featuring Rosalie Dace, Jennifer Chiaverini and Michael Cummings.

From Rosalie:

Description: This quilt is one of my series based on the sun and the magic and mystery of our universe. Here I used the image of the sun to reflect the somewhat difficult phase my work had been through. I knew I simply had to get warmth and light back in my creative life.

Dimensions: 106cm x 119cm

Materials: Commercial and hand-dyed cotton, silk, sheers.
Machine pieced, machine and hand appliquéd, machine quilted

Awake My Soul - 36 pieces non-rotating

Awake My Soul - 100 pieces non-rotating

Awake My Soul - 289 pieces non-rotating

Awake My Soul - 100 pieces rotating

Awake My Soul - 289 pieces rotating

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A wonderful quilt from Ruth McDowell graces our puzzle this week.  Ruth says,

As far as I am aware, the chicken fanciers haven't developed a chicken with really BLUE feathers, so I invented one, with a checkerboard back, no less. She seems to be saying, "But wait!..."

This quilt measures 20.5" x 16.5" and available for purchase on her website. Click here to visit, www.ruthbmcdowell.com.

Blue Moon Chicken - 35 pieces non-rotating

Blue Moon Chicken - 99 pieces non-rotating

Blue Moon Chicken - 300 pieces non-rotating

Blue Moon Chicken - 99 pieces rotating

Blue Moon Chicken - 300 pieces rotating

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