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August 2, 2021
Felicity Anderson Q’n’A 11, 12 from Virtual Quilter

I like it!

Like this one too!

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July 31, 2021
Lovin’ Spoonful 51, 52 from Virtual Quilter

Love the spoon which inspired this series of designs … love the design above.

The title for the series had a different inspiration, from a different era to that old spoon.

Love the second one more!

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July 20, 2021
Star for Selina OP 11, 12 from Virtual Quilter

A formation dance team made up of stars!

The stars in the second design look as though they are trying to imitate a major star.

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July 19, 2021
Sealink Starr OP 9, 10 from Virtual Quilter

Choose one block, add/subtract a few lines, add fabric samples, and see what you get.

Note, the second design does use the same block as the first.

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July 15, 2021
Kelly’s Custom Quilts 21, 22 from Virtual Quilter

Love the idea of creating a design by using different background fabrics, and designs like the ones here show why!

I like the first one best, but I have learned something from the second one … use finest, dotted line available in Electric Quilt for the best quilting lines when added to a blog. The quilting lines are fine when they are printed out, but tend to look splodgy when uploaded.

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July 6, 2021
Pieced Patched and Pretty Quilted 9, 10, 11, 12 from Virtual Quilter

The first design today looks like 9 applique blocks set on point with quilted sashing, but it is 9 applique blocks in a 5×5 straight setting with alternate blocks quilted.

I have just worked out how to stop the quilting designs I add to designs from smudging like the one above … don’t use broken lines, use a fine solid line! … but I think I would still use the broken lines when printing pattern sheets.

Well, I thought I had sorted it out!

Back to the drawing board!

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July 5, 2021
9 Patch ‘n’ Apps 14, 15, 16 from Virtual Quilter

Love the first design for today. Who would have thought that such a bland change of background colour could have such a great effect!

I like the second one too, but it doesn’t excite me as much as the first one.

Like the last one, but not as much as the first one … the applique blocks in the corners are too busy … maybe they should just be quilting motifs, or a variety of less busy appliques.

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July 3, 2021
Patch Play Quilted 21, 22 from Virtual Quilter

I like everything about this design. It isn’t the most exciting design, but I like the colours, the background quilting combined with the motifs used in the corners and the borders is the sort of quilting I prefer.

Don’t like the second one as much … centre is too busy compared to the corners and border.

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July 2, 2021
A Spoonful of Sugar 7, 8 from Virtual Quilter

Love it.

Love this one too … they remind me of applique quilts made a century ago.

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June 22, 2021
Dear, Dear, It’s Quilted 25, 26 from Virtual Quilter

Love the spaces left for quilting.

Maybe a bit too much space for quilting in the second design.

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June 21, 2021
Brooksea 19, 20 from Virtual Quilter

Very, very interesting!

By comparison, I think the second one is quite boring!

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June 13, 2021
Brandis Street Blocks 6, 7, 8 from Virtual Quilter

Not quite as complex as it appears as there are some intricate quilting motifs which look a bit like applique in there!

These designs make me think of some of teh antique designs I have seen.

I love the last one as it has a bit more open space between the applique,

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June 11, 2021
Nan’s Nine Patches 33, 34 from Virtual Quilter

Very, very interesting, but the middle looks a bit blank!

Not much in the middle, but it is better.

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June 10, 2021
Fran’s Five Patches 3, 4 from Virtual Quilter

Very feminine!

Not to mention, pretty!

The butterfly fluttering by is pretty too!

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June 8, 2021
Anna Karena 15, 16 from Virtual Quilter

Dainty … in size (with 9 inch blocks) and design.

Interesting sashing, and love the whole thing.

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June 1, 2021
A Spoonful of Sugar 5, 6 from Virtual Quilter

Pretty, dainty, and I love it.

No favourite today … love them both.

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May 30, 2021
Kelly’s Custom Quilts 19, 20 from Virtual Quilter

Interesting effect of using low contrast background behind applique designs, made more interesting in a custom design arrangement of blocks.

I love the second one!

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May 25, 2021
Ferns and Flora 17, 18 from Virtual Quilter

A pretty one to start the day, but not my favourite.

My favourite for today … love it!

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May 24, 2021
Quilting at Eleven 29, 30 from Virtual Quilter

The quilting motif in the first design today is based on one of the pieced blocks. I love the flowing lines.

The second design has the blocks set on point and looks much busier.

My favourite for today is the first one.

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May 18, 2021
Brandis Street Blocks 5, 6 from Virtual Quilter

I like it. These designs use similar colours to the 1970s floor covering the block designs are based on, just after the 60s orange started to become unfashionable.

I love the second one, but am not happy with the way the quilting looks here. Perhaps my virtual thread is too thick, or the design has too much detail.

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