It is hard to believe that January is over. I have been having a blast with a great group of students in my Introduction to Electric Quilt class. I have two new online Electric Quilt classes that are starting in February. If you would like to join the fun, there is more information on these classes later in the post.
Antique quilts are always inspiring. I particularly loved the red, tan and whites in this Pickle Dish Variation quilt and think it would make a spectacular valentine quilt. (Thanks to Rita for letting me share my version of her quilt with you.)
A couple of weeks ago, I shared how to draft the block in this quilt. If you missed it, please check out this post.
This week, I will share with you my thoughts on creating the setting in Electric Quilt. I originally did this in custom set -- but then discovered a trick for using a standard horizontal setting.
Both are shared in this weeks video tutorial.
Featured Pattern - Be My Valentine
Valentines Day is less than two weeks away! Do you have a favorite valentines quilt for decorating your wall or table? My Be My Valentine Quilt is an fun easy pattern. Here are a couple of the fabric options.
Optional Heart Swirls Pantograph
This also makes a great shower or wedding gift for someone special in your life.
Quilt measures 40" x 16".
Three purchasing options:
Electric Quilt Learning Opportunities
Are you ready to take your knowledge of Electric Quilt to the next level? Check out these opportunities. Also, if your guild or show would be interested in sponsoring a workshop, drop me a note.
Three day in person, instructor-led workshop allowing participants to deep dive into the Electric Quilt subject of their choice. I will be teaching the drawing tools and participants will become proficient in:
I will also include layouts to complement each of the blocks!
You will be amazed at how much you can learn in this concentrated setting away from life's distractions.
Learn more here.
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