Category Archives: Virtual Challenge

Virtual Challenge November 2019

This month I challenge you to draw a flower. It doesn’t have to be complex. The simplest flower you can draw is a circle, or you can use a flower head from an Electric Quilt Library block. Leaves are optional … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge October 2019

EQ can turn blocks into quilt settings at the click of a button, but there is a catch. The blocks must be made up of squares and rectangles, no triangles or any other shapes which involve any angles other than … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge 11

I am not sure if this is a new challenge, but I should have used this as the first challenge with the little bit of editing I have done. This post originally appeared soon after my Virtual Quilter blog first … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge 10 Drawing Log Cabins

This challenge is to draw some Log Cabin blocks. There are quite a few Log Cabin blocks ready to use in the electric Quilt block library, but although it is a traditional design, there are many variations on the size … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge July

It is challenge weekend again, and with each challenge I hope to encourage those with Electric Quilt to play with block designs to see what happens. Of course, modifying the block designs is only the start … playing with quilt … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge 6 Accurate Applique in Electric Quilt

The monthly challenges so far have not included any instructions, as all the techniques covered so far have been well and truly covered in manuals, video lessons on the Electric Quilt site and by numerous users sharing their knowledge of … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge Sunny Coneflowers

More examples of block modifications … and a reminder that a new challenge will be presented next weekend. Why do I modify so many blocks? So I can design something with a collection of similar blocks, so I don’t have … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge Samplers

In this months challenge I said I would show you what sort of changes you can make to a block. I started playing with block designs before I got Electric Quilt 5, but I have learned a lot about the … Continue reading

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Challenge 4

Challenge 4 This month the challenge is tackling two skills. Saving Blocks to the Library EQ and Accurate Applique Challenge 4 Part 1 The first is to start learning to save block designs in My Favourite Libraries. Instructions for using … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge 3

How many ways are there to place colours and contrasts in a block? If there are only four squares in the block there is a fairly limited variety. So, go to the Electric Quilt Library, Contemporary Pieced 2, Kaleidoscopes. Select … Continue reading

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