I am not Irish. But I love green. I also have a March birthday -- which meant that I always had shamrocks (or something green) decorating my birthday cakes while I was growing up. (So maybe there is a wee bit of Irish in me.)
One of my first piecing patterns was a pattern that incorporated shamrocks, a Celtic Knot and Irish Chain blocks.
I also developed a series of complementary quilting designs for the Smiling Irish Eyes quilts. (I got a little carried away and developed more designs than I needed -- but figured I could save them for a future quilt.)
For my video tutorial this week, I though I would share how to draft a Shamrock quilting motif using Art and Stitch. Art and Stitch is digitizing software for quilter and embroiderers.
One of my first published videos was drawing a shamrock block. However, in reviewing the video I realized that my digitizing skills have improved. There were also a few changes in the most recent release of the software (free to all current owners of the software) that changed my drafting a bit. So consider this the new and improved video.
Featured Product - Shamrock Quilting Designs
I am excited to announce the release of my complete set of Shamrock quilting designs. Many of these designs include multiple sizes (with one of the sizes conducive to the small 4" machine embroidery hoops). There are also both embroidery and quilting formats included with the downloads for these patterns. (No need to purchase separately.) All of these quilting designs are on sale for 50% off this week.
Click on the photo to be taken to the store to purchase individual designs. There is also an option for purchasing a bundle of all of these designs plus my Smiling Irish Eyes piecing pattern for additional savings. For the bundled set click here.
Shamrock Digital Bundle
For additional savings, purchase a bundle that includes all the designs listed about plus the pattern for piecing Smiling Irish Eyes table topper and wall quilts. Click here to purchase.
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