What if I select a few basic blocks from the Electric Quilt block library, and use them on point, sometimes with sashing, sometimes without, sometimes using plain filler blocks, ………….. basically mixing them up like I have been doing in all the series so far.
Oh, and this time I have added a couple of borders, also from the EQ library. None of the blocks have been altered in any way apart from colour.
The blocks were chosen because they were basic and generally fairly well known amongst quilters, the borders were chosen because they are interesting and not Flying Geese. (I like Flying Geese, but it has to be one of the most overused border designs out there!) I have also used the border blocks in the centre of the designs whenever I felt the urge.
Let us pause for a moment ….. in a comment someone asked about how the border in this one went together, so I added the design again …… this time with the block pieces outlined so you can see them clearly.
I use the same fabric in adjacent pieces a lot so the lines are blurred between blocks. Sometime it is possible to omit seam lines so the line is blurred even more, but a fairly dense filler quilting design will cover up seam lines between two pieces of the same fabric.
Lots of illusions, but no real magic when you know how it is done!
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Very much enjoyed this file of quilts. You are putting together some amazing designs and color choices. I enjoyed reading your comments on the designs as well. Thank you.
Thank you, Donna. I am having fun finding the designs, and it is great to share what would otherwise be hidden in my computer forever!
Why dont you publish your patterns or put together a book?
I am working, very slowly, towards having a selection of patterns availbale in PDF form from my website, and am thinking about more beiong available as EQ Project Files …. am finding my way around the web and learning how it works, how a website works etc.
Another pattern will be added to the website in the next week …. unless I go to plan B for some reason or other!
Did the book thing a long time ago and have no wish to repeat it at this point. Maybe an EBook one day with a collection of similar patterns.
Please count me in on your free downloads for EQ6 and EQ7. I need all the help I can get to learn this program! I’m very grateful that you are provinding this to those of us who are interested. What a great learning opportunity. Thanks.
Allow lots of playtime and you will learn lots about the program. I use just the basic tools for most of the quilt designs you will see here.
Judy: I have a request. On the top of this page, you show a quilt block with a bear and the words; ‘I’m here if you need me” is this pattern available? I have a couple if friends going thru some rough patches of life right now and would love to send this to them.
Let me know.