I spent some time at my computer today and found an old "Double Heart" block I had designed a while ago. I decided to play a bit with a new quilt design in Custom Set. But I will save that part until next week.
Let's start with the easy stuff -- and use Easy Draw to draft the block. I also came up with a complementary design that I drafted in Easy Draw as well.
I'm still trying to decide what fabric collection to use for designing my heart quilt. I need something with pinks, reds and I think grey for the background. (I am totally enamored with grey backgrounds at the moment.) However the background could also be white or tan. Do you have any suggestions?
Here are the two blocks.
Introduction to Electric Quilt (first session starts on January 26th)
This online class will cover basic navigation of the software, creating a new project, using the libraries, using Quick Quilts for fast projects, adding borders, coloring tools/fabrics, creating quilt labels and printing quilts, blocks, fabric yardage estimates, rotary cutting and foundation patterns. By the end of the two sessions you will be comfortable working with the program and be able to explore additional features on your own. Users of all levels are welcome, with special emphasis on beginners.
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Featured Pattern: Be My Valentine
Create a quick table quilt to celebrate Valentine's Day. This would also make a great shower or wedding gift for someone special in your life.
Instructions provided for over-sized units that are cut down with the use of the recommended rulers from Deb Tucker's Studio 180 Design. If you chose to not use the specialty rulers, alternate instructions are also provided.
Quilt measures 40" x 16".
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