I played with some designs in Electric Quilt.
First I did a simple grid pattern
not my favorite- try again
Better, but keep trying
I like it but not sure it is just right
Hey, I like this one and it follows the "theme" a bit better.
So I gathered fabrics and started the layout, cutting and sewing part of making a quilt. I had enough heart blocks -with one left over. Maybe that one will go on the back.
I have it in three row sections that I will quilt in pieces and then join - a variation on quilt as you go.
I put them all on the bed and tried for a good photo. That didn't happen so here are two "not so good photos" to share the idea of what it looks like.
(no I didn't make the bed, I just sort of straightened the sheet.)
So, now I get to layer and start quilting it. I haven't decided on the quilting yet..but it will probably be something rather simple and a larger motif so that it doesn't take me days to do it all. The quilt will be roughly 50 by 60 inches.
In other news, one of my enablers mentioned that she is taking Beyond Basic Machine Quilting on Craftsy. I couldn't resist taking it too. Someday I may be a really good free motion quilter. I have found that each class I take adds a bit to my mental stash of ideas. Plus doing the exercises really kicks up the skill levels. Hmm. I may do some classwork on the above quilt.
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