Category Archives: Virtual Challenge

Virtual Challenge for February 2021

Welcome to this months challenge, which is about using sashing not just to frame each and every block, but to be a big part of the overall design of a quilt. Open a new project file, select a straight setting … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge August 2020

It has been a busy month, and it seems to be getting busier, so I hope you have time to play with this months challenge. First, select two or three pieced blocks and one or two applique blocks from the … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge July 2020

Electric Quilt will create straight settings for us if when we tell the program we want 3 blocks by 5 blocks, but there is a way to get custom quilt settings based on any block design which uses right angles … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge June 2020

This months challenge is to try drawing simple line drawings. No shapes. No seam lines. Just lines I could embroider in stem stitch using needle and thread. Recently I found some hand embroidery blocks I had intended to make into … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenge May 2020

I have been sorting my virtual blocks … and finding that some of them need some work to make them neater and ready to use, and then naming them and sorting them into appropriate libraries. Along the way I found … Continue reading

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Virtual Quilt Challenges on Facebook

A couple of days ago I shared some designs with much more elaborate sashing than is usual. I opened the project file while looking for the pieced sashing designs I had stashed away, and carried on looking, and wondering what … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge – Using applique drawing tools

Yesterday I challenged myself to use some of the drawing tools I have rarely used. I have drawn many applique blocks but have not used some of the available tools more than a couple of times. I was wondering what … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge 2020 February

Playing with Pieces The challenge this month is to draw some 9 Patch blocks. So, New Project—Horizontal setting. Give it a name you will recognise! Open a New Block—Create Easy Draw Block.. Set up the grid initially for 3 x … Continue reading

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Virtual Challenge … Electric Quilt Library System

Edit When you have something to show after having fun, you can now share your results in Virtual Quilt Challenges, a closed Face Book group for members only. You will have to answer three questions so I can decide if you … Continue reading

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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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