Before getting started on my tutorial -- many of you may have noticed the advertisement for Electric Quilt 8 in your favorite quilting magazines. It is true -- EQ8 will be released shortly. Electric Quilt will have an announcement on their website next Monday -- complete with the list of new features. I am already planning for this. More to come!
Antique Garden Maze
Last week I shared a photo of an antique quilt, along with how I broke the quilt down (i.e. identifying the blocks and the setting I would use in Electric Quilt). A number of students in my Easy Peasy Easy Draw class, chose to draft the blocks and quilt (with no instruction required as they are now pros on working with Easy Draw). Here are a few of their drafted quilts. I think they all did a great job.
In my tutorial this week I will share with you how I chose to draft the layout and the blocks in Electric Quilt. This will also include my logic on drafting those half sawtooth star and half cross corner blocks.
Next week I will share some suggestions on the wonky border -- particularly adding setting triangles that go out to the corners of the quilt. And yes, I did decide to make all four sides the same -- as I am sure the original quilt maker would have done if she had Electric Quilt. :)
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