Tag Archives: Quilt

Patch Play 6, 7 and 8

A couple of days ago I showed designs which started with the quilting, but this one started with the applique which left lots of room for quilting! I wanted the quilting to start with the applique design, outlining the shapes, … Continue reading

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White Wedding 56 and 57

We got married over Easter, and we are waiting to celebrate our first wedding anniversary on the same day of the Easter weekend. We were close a few times! My parents only had to wait 25 years … we have waited … Continue reading

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Anna Pavlova 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

We all know we need eggs before we get chickens … or is it that we need chickens to get the eggs? When designing quilts we start with colours and shapes, then add the third dimension with a quilting design. … Continue reading

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Super 7s 55

If I was to give this design a name I think it would be Railroad Crossing.

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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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