Author Archives: rlbates

About rlbates

plastic surgeon who quilts, loves family, dog person, walks/jogs, a work-in-progress

Lizzie Portrait Quilt

This is my third portrait quilt.  The first two were the pear still life ones (here and here).  This one was made using a photo I took of my dog.  The teacher from the iQuilt class (Leni Levenson) actually took … Continue reading

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Messaline Sweater

It took me a long time to knit this sweater, almost a year.  Mostly because I keep putting it aside to work on other projects.  I do like the finished result.  The pattern is Messaline by Bristol Ivy.  The yarn … Continue reading

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Nurmilintu Scarf Two

I knit this scarf using the same pattern as for this one I knit earlier this year.  The pattern is Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander.  This time the yarn is Manos del Uruguay Alegría in colorway Macachines. It measures 79 in … Continue reading

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Pear Still Life II

My second attempt at doing a portrait quilt.  This one, like the first one, is machine appliqued and quilted. It measures 10 in X 14 in.

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Pear Still Life Quilt

This small quilt is the result of an online quilt class I recently enrolled in (Translate Photos Into Fabric Art by Leni Levenson Wiener at iquilt.com).  It is machine appliqued and quilted.  The small quilt measures 9 in X 12.5 … Continue reading

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Latest Child’s Crazy Quilt

Recently finished this child’s crazy quilt.  It is machine pieced using scrap fabrics.  It is machine quilted.  The quilt measures approx 40 in X 44 in.  No one particular in mind but thinking I may give it to a colleague … Continue reading

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Nurmilintu Scarf

I love how this scarf turned out.  Just finished it earlier this week.  It was knit using yarn Wisdom Yarns Poems Sock.  The pattern is Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander.  After blocking the scarf measures approx 77 in along the longest … Continue reading

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