There are over 300 Electric Quilt 8 users signed up for the Summer Flower Garden Challenge.
Challenge participants have been sharing their blocks on the Learning EQ Facebook group. Included in this blog post is a small sampling of what was posted this week. (There were over 60 blocks posted every day.)
If you would like to see the complete collection, you are welcome to join the Learning EQ Facebook group.
It's not too late. Although the challenge started on June 8th, you can catch up on all the tutorials within 24 hours. Sign up here.
Summer Flower Garden Inspiration
Check out how different the same block can look depending on the fabric or even just value differences.
Block 1 - Rosebud
If you would like a sneak peak at how to draft block 1, check out this free video.
Block 2 - Daylily
Block 3 - Mystery Flower Garden
Block 4 - Carnation
During this lesson, participants learned how to alter a pattern to accommodate their preferred piecing style.
Block 5 - Peony
Taking the Designs to the Next Level
Some in the challenge, decided to work on creating quilts and some expanded on the concepts to create new blocks.
Barb Gardner decided to combine blocks 1 and 2 to create an original quilt.
Carmen Sidlaruk decided to play with changing the snap points to add more interest to her Daylily block.
Summer Flower Garden Challenge Block 6
Would you like to see a sample of what challenge participants are watching each day?
The Prairie Flower block is a great opportunity to work on identifying your snap points before drafting the block in Electric Quilt. Before watching the video, take a guess at correct snap points. Then watch the video to compare your approach to mine.
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