Category Archives: Quilt

9 Patch ‘n’ Apps Op 4

  Like it! Like the idea of using partial applique blocks to create borders and lines, and using different background colours in parts of pieced blocks for more special effects. Like the idea of playing with all sorts of ideas … Continue reading

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Drafting Blocks

If you have pencil, paper, ruler, and either a set square or a compass you can draft pretty much any block you can imagine. Hopefully you have some basic geometry skills from primary school to draw the basic square. It … Continue reading

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Triangles

One day I was playing with Custom sets …   … and decided to share the design rather than just delete the project file. I think i would like this better turned upside down, so there is today’s exercise regime sorted out … Continue reading

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White on Dark Sampler 1, 2 , 3 and 4, plus the blocks

I loved the almost white on gold, but had to try it on some other colours too. It wasn’t until I went to dark fabrics that I found some I liked as much as the gold. So here are three … Continue reading

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Textile Inspirations 2

The block designs were drawn in EQ5, while I was inspired by some old textile designs, and as I was drawing them I had to try them out in some quilt designs. This was a mistake … but I love … Continue reading

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Virtual Wholecloth Sirius 1, 2 and 3

A little bit less contrast after the last quilt! I am starting to feel a bit more confident finding my way around the quilting layer in Electric Quilt. I have limited number of pretty designs as I am concentrating on … Continue reading

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Virtual Wholecloth Quilt 1, 2 and 3

I have really started something! I have been fiddling with the quilting layer in Electric Quilt for years, but much prefer the real thing, which usually involves making up the design as I go along. I quilt around the shapes … Continue reading

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Before Pompeii 1 and 2

  Right next to the project file I discovered yesterday was another with a few quilt designs, and many details which need a makeover. Look at the inner border of circles, particularly the corners. Nice corner block, but doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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Textile Inspirations 1

  Just something I found hiding in a project file … and the project file was hiding in full view. Mind you, I spent an hour redrawing blocks and fiddling with borders before I was prepared to share it!

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Christmas with Bells On 1, 2 and 3

I have shown designs with these bells before, but have made a new project file so I can feature them.  I am thinking that it might inspire me to draw more blocks with bells on! Now, if only I could … Continue reading

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