Growing up I learned the phrase "March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb." Given the typically weather in North Dakota that we typically a fairly accurate prediction. Although I do remember some snow storms at the end of March. I did think that a lion and lamb quilt was a great blog post subject for the first week in March.
Lion and Lamp Panel and Coordinating Fabrics from Northcott
The panel was designed by Abraham Hunter for Northcott fabrics. The coordinating fabrics included inspirational Bible verses along with a variety of fabrics with crosses, inspirational words, clouds are a great group to add to a quilt featuring the panel.
Here is the link to the fabric page on Northcott's website. Note that this page also includes a link to downloaded a compressed (zip) file of the fabrics in the collection. One of the things I really liked with using this collection is that everything was sized correctly so there was no need to do any adjustments in the image worktable.
Note that not all manufacturers provide for zip files or even accurate sizing of the images. In the first class of Tech Know Quilters we cover working with fabric images. In this class we cover multiple ways of importing fabrics for our EQ8 projects and when necessary, how to make those fabrics more "EQ friendly".
Designing Pieced Borders for Panels
Finding Coordinating Fabrics in the EQ Library
Watch the video to see the entire design process.
Here is the quilt from the video.
The quilt had a finished size of 61" x 46" (before binding). I think this would be a great size for a shawl or prayer quilt -- to show someone that you care for them when they are going through difficult times in their lives.
If you draft this -- or you own panel quilt, please feel free to post pictures on the Learning EQ Facebook group. Direct link to Facebook post.
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