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October 18, 2018
Star Applications 3 from Virtual Quilter

Star Applications 3

I really must change the contrast in this series … stars show up as bright lights in a dark sky, not dark spots in a light sky!

I do like the idea of applique stars instead of the usual pieced blocks though.

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October 16, 2018
Fiddlebobs OP 6 from Virtual Quilter

Fiddlebobs OP 6

On point and quilted … love it!

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October 14, 2018
Ann’s Album 61 from Virtual Quilter

Anns Album 61

I love the on point border around the centre block which was totally unintentional, but I will be happy to take full credit anyway!

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October 13, 2018
Aunt Flo’s Patch 59 from Virtual Quilter

Aunt Flo's Patch 59

Love it, but it really needs some quilting!

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October 11, 2018
White on White Gold 13 from Virtual Quilter

White on White Gold 13

The background fabric looks a little less gold than I thought it would, but I love the design. Lots of room for some creative quilting.

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October 9, 2018
Beaded Blocks and Borders 25, 26 from Virtual Quilter

Beaded Blocks and Borders 25

Love the first, and I must remember to cut beads whenever I have scraps of fabric with iron on bonding added.

Beaded Blocks and Borders 26

Of course, I could also just add bonding to any large piece of fabric, especially if it is a multi coloured print, or batik.

The first design would make an interesting quilting design without the coloured bits too.

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October 8, 2018
Floral Wedding 39, 40 from Virtual Quilter

Floral Wedding 39

Love the first …

Floral Wedding 40

… and the second.

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October 7, 2018
White Wedding Quilting 12, 13 from Virtual Quilter

White Wedding Quilting 12

I think I am in love!

White Wedding Quilting 13

I went to a quilt exhibition yesterday, and bought fabric … and despite sharing a lot of low contrast quilt designs over the last few days, I bought greens, including some brights and darks!

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October 6, 2018
White Wedding OP 7, 8 from Virtual Quilter

White Wedding OP 7

More low contrast, and I love both of these.

White Wedding OP 8

I have even lowered the contrast for the border in the second one!

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October 5, 2018
Birds in the Orchard 10 from Virtual Quilter

Birds in the Orchard 10

I love this, but it needs to be quilted, and the big question is  … how would I quilt it?

Lots of space to fill!

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October 4, 2018
9 Patch ‘n’ Apps 5 x 5 9 from Virtual Quilter

9 Patch 'n' Apps 5 x 5 9

Love those low contrast blocks!

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October 2, 2018
Anna Karena 4 from Virtual Quilter

Anna Karena 4

I challenged myself to use blue in at least one series of virtual quilts.

I have never been a fan of blue, but often admire blue quilts … it depends on how well the colour is used, just like any other colour!

I like how this series is turning out, but I don’t think blue will replace green as my favourite colour.

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September 30, 2018
Annie Clover and Pieces 29 from Virtual Quilter

Annie Clover and Pieces 29

Love it!

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September 29, 2018
Ann’s Album Q ‘n’ A 7 from Virtual Quilter

Ann's Album Q 'n' A 7

Love it!

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September 27, 2018
Strawberry Fete 8 from Virtual Quilter

Strawberry Fete 8

From the first project I started in Electric Quilt 8!

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September 25, 2018
Julie’s Block 13 from Virtual Quilter

Julie's Block 13

Electric Quilt allows users to use basic block designs as quilt layouts.

This is an example of a block made up of squares and triangles, with no diagonal lines.

The basket blocks are resized, and shaped, when placed in the design, and for each one I used the same block, then let EQ do the stretching.

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September 24, 2018
Felicity Anderson Quilts 26 from Virtual Quilter

Felicity Anderson Quilts 26

Very interesting layout.

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September 21, 2018
EQ Mexican Rose Quilt 14 from Virtual Quilter

EQ Mexican Rose Quilt 14

I like it.

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September 20, 2018
Super Sashing 32 from Virtual Quilter

Super Sashing 32

I love it.

We all spend time trying to work out what colour goes with what … this colour scheme solves that problem! Still need contrast, but with just a dark and light, even that is easy.

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September 18, 2018
Baker’s Dozen 9 from Virtual Quilter

Baker's Dozen 9


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