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I am a quilter who uses a computer program to design way more quilts than I could ever make in several lifetimes.
The quilts featured on this site have never been made. No stash has been harmed in the process.
This site is a chance to show the un-used and unseen designs to others, and occasionally share designs by making some EQ8 project files available by email on request.
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Tag Archives: Star Blocks
The easiest way to design the quilting of a quilt … just use the lines of the block design, even when you use a solid block of the background fabric instead of the pieced block.
I like it! I particularly like the way the centre stars look to be in deep dark space. In a real quilt, that area would be quilted with a thread to match the background … in contrast to the contrast … Continue reading
I found a project file which I started in EQ7, but I could not work out what I was thinking about back then. So I played around with it for a while before I went to bed, then woke up … Continue reading
When I stared playing in this project file I was thinking of flowers, then wondered about snowflakes, but eventually decided that the blocks looked like stars. I love the colouring as it is, but think the stars should really be … Continue reading
Interesting … once again the blocks are merging with the background so they appear more as patterns on a wholecloth.
Yesterday I commented that as much as I loved that series, it didn’t really suit our rustic furniture … but if I change the colours a bit it would suit our furniture just like today’s design. I also think this … Continue reading
Most star blocks are pieced, but I wondered if stars could be appliqued. A centre circle and some tear drop shapes proved to be quite versatile, and someday I might try rounded diamonds. But for now, I love these blocks! They … Continue reading