I was perusing the Quilt Index this week and came across this fantastic quilt top. Unfortunately it was never finished.
There were limited facts about this quilt. Let me share what I learned.
Wouldn't you like to know more about the quilter?
I spent some time looking in Block Base to see if I could find this quilt block. Alas, I could not locate it. Does anyone know the block name?
I decided it was time to turn to Electric Quilt program to draft this block.
Watch me draft the block and quilt in this weeks Electric Quilt tutorial and video. This one is done in Easy Draw. There were a few tricks to drafting the "on-point block" within the main block.
Here is a close-up of the block, if you wish to try tracing the block for yourself.
Here is the final quilt drafted using Electric Quilt.
After a bit more playing, I realized the blocks really should be 20" finished size. Then the flying geese units ending up at a 1" x 2" finished size. Much more friendly to piece with today's tools.
I've attached the rotary cutting chart and templates at the 20" size, if anyone wants to give this a shot. If you do so, please share photos of your project. I would love to see this pieced.
Featured Product - It's a Mystery
I am slowly adding digital copies of my piecing patterns to my website. This week I posted It's a Mystery. This was my first published quilt pattern and is still one of my favorite quilts to make.
This quilt was originally designed for a mystery weekend – hence the name. This seemingly complex quilt is easier than it looks. Instructions provide for strip pieced and over-sized units that are cut down with the use of the recommended rulers from Deb Tucker’s Studio 180 Design.
Three sizes are available: Lap 57 x 69 (shown), Twin 69 x 93 or Full 93 x 93
Purchase digital piecing pattern here.
Purchase physical copy of pattern here.
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