Monday, June 26, 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A road trip (Part 1)

The Hubster and I recently took a work / vacay trip. Long post ahead; heavy on photos and ruminations.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Review: EQ's Appliqué Drawing--Beginner's Guide to Drawing Like a Pro

I volunteered to create a layout of quilt blocks for our Girl Gang in the style of Jan Patek's past Girl Gang quilts. I've been given lots of suggestions on which blocks to use, but many of them will need to be manipulated in size in order to fit into a quilt that's basically the size of a throw. Most of the blocks will be appliqued, with a handful of pieced blocks or sashing. I'm a big fan of Electric Quilt and while I use it extensively for pieced designs, I admit I was completely inexperienced when it came to creating applique designs in the program.

Last April, Electric Quilt had a sale on their lesson books, and I seized the opportunity and purchased this gem: