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Sunflowers — Traditional vs Digitized

Which do you prefer? They both have their pros and cons, the most obvious being price. I do not have an embroidery machine, so I am limited to traditional applique. But setting that giant elephant aside for a moment, let’s … Continue reading

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Checkerboard Fractures

Brenda has come up with some amazing new ways to fracture fabrics for art quilts. They are all spelled out in her new book “Fracture Frenzy” with clear step by step illustrations. One of the new techniques is called “Checkerboard … Continue reading

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Fracture Frenzy

I’m very happy to unveil a new book by Brenda Esslinger. This is Fracture Frenzy and it is a sequel to the best selling Fabulous Fractures book from 2009. Since writing that first book, new ideas and techniques came to … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fractures

Fabulous Fractures – Front Cover A new book written by Brenda Esslinger and published by Ashton Publications. Available January 15th. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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More Fractures

Original Photo The fracture book that Brenda and I are working on is nearly complete. I am planning on having books in time for the OKC Winter Quilt Show. The show is early this year. It starts January 8 and … Continue reading

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Fracturing Photos in PhotoShop

  For the past month, I’ve been working on putting together a book for my friend Brenda. Brenda has been doing my long arm quilting for many years now. Brenda has developed a way of fracturing fabric using strip piecing … Continue reading

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Feb. 19, 2008 – Fracture Lecture

Brenda’s Fracture Lecture Last night I tagged along with Brenda for her presentation to the Norman Area Quilters Guild where she talked about her fractured quilts. Many of you have seen this technique since one of her quilts is featured … Continue reading

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