Tag Archives: Sashing

EQ Album +51, 52

I love playing with sashing, making some of it the same fabric as the background fabric. I like the placement of light and dark backgrounds in the second design.

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My 8 x 8 Blocks 53, 54

I love playing with contrast … some blocks high, some low … some plain so the quilting will become the feature. I also like to make the sashing disappear, and so create another design element.

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Ann’s Album 73, 74

Pretty and interesting! Love the second one!

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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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Ann’s Album Q ‘n’ A 11

Very restful.

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Ann’s Album Q ‘n’ A 10

Love this one!

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Anns Album 62

I am amazed how many designs can be created from any given set of blocks. Even just two blocks can be alternated or used in rounds. There are still more designs in this project file, created from 10 blocks, most … Continue reading

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Ann’s Album Q ‘n’ A 8, 9

Love this … the narrow sashing disappears in places but frames the colour changes made to the applique backgrounds. I rather like this one too.

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Red and Green 30, 31, 32

With sashing … … without sashing. I like the version without sashing.  I would like the last one more without sashing … sashing breaks up the overall design too much. Something to think about … do you support quilt designers?

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Border Beauties 38, 39

Trying something different … joining blocks separated by a solid block, but with a contrast line added to the centre of the plain block. An idea which would work better with different pieced and applique blocks, but interesting! In this … Continue reading

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