Tag Archives: Patchwork

Curved Cornerstones 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15

The first three designs today show that even a clever idea can be overdone. I suspect that the designs would appeal to me more if the contrast between the cornerstones and the light was toned down a little! The contrast … Continue reading

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String of Beads Roundabout 18

Touch of Wedding Rings in this one! Though perhaps Engagement Rings would be more appropriate … they look more like diamonds than wedding rings

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Minimal Colour 5

Quilts don’t need a multitude of bright colours for the design to shine. Colour can add lots of zing if it is used well, but contrast is the most important element in design. PS I am home again after 9 … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Early Project 5

I love this series of designs so much that earlier this year I spent nearly a month tidying up the blocks, adding new ones, and making sure they were all safely archived in My Library in Electric Quilt. Now all … Continue reading

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Nan’s Nine Patch 14 … which was ahead of it’s time!

I love this one … the centre block could have been a better choice, as could the fabric placement, but love the linked blocks around it! Don’t think I would like it as the only block in a quilt, but … Continue reading

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Red and White 2 Blocks OP 26, 27, 28 and 29

Some interesting but not exciting variations. The one above is a bit obvious if you were thinking of a treasure map! The one above is probably the best of the day. However, all of them would keep somebody warm with … Continue reading

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Red and White 2 Block Quilts 77, 78, 79 and 80

More of the red and white 2 block combinations … … nothing terribly exciting in this group of four designs. But you never know until you try, and I much prefer to try virtually than wasting fabric in a design … Continue reading

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TNT Log Jam 27, 28, 29 and 30

Interesting! I like it.   Another interesting one. The one above is a bit mundane by comparison! Another interesting design. First one is the one I like most though.

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Elevenses 54

Not the prettiest virtual quilt in this series, but not a total loss as a design. The cross blocks could lighten up a bit!

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My 8 Blocks 30

I like the way some of the blocks disappear into the background fabric.

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