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Handmade quilts and home accessories by fiber artist Linda Nussbaum. See samples of past projects as well as pieces available for sale and inspirations for custom orders. To see what is currently available for sale, please visit my Etsy Shop.

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"Could be a Quilt..." Project

Linda Beth

Early in my Flickr presence I started a collection, or Gallery, entitled "Could be a quilt, but isn't." As I was looking through members' photographs, I was struck by a few that instantly transferred artistic media in my mind from photo to fiber art. In fact, I came across so many over time, that I had to start a second gallery with the same theme! But then, there's a big difference between seeing in one's head and bringing to fruition.

One of my quilt goals in 2012 is to get a start on this project. And as I was browsing these galleries after not thinking about them for a very long time, I realized that I am on the verge of beginning the series without knowing it.

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago about a stack of fabrics I had selected to try the curved piecing quilt, but put aside for another day and a different project...

Of late, I was thinking that they would make a lovely follow-up to this string quilt I made a couple of years ago as a wedding gift
(please excuse the poor photo!)

And then I saw this photo by Don Taylor which I had included in the original gallery. Add in a little more of that rusty red, maybe, and a few more of the grey-blue range and I think I have a jump on this goal!

Now the challenge will be holding back until I have met my early March deadlines!