I ave been enjoying the block designs and hope you all do too. Please send in your request. My goal is to post 3 different designs of each block. If you have a request, please let me know and I will add it to the list.
Forgive me as I don’t remember who requested the Ohio star. I tend to have a heavy hand in my quilting so the first design is a full on custom but you can stop in any of the stages.
Step 1: Divide up the areas. I like the wavy lines in the corner blocks as it adds a lot of movement to the block. So grab your rulers and play. I used the ProSpine Small for those lines. I would also SID around the block and all the pieces as well.
Step 2: Choose your main design element. Was it any wonder I would choose feathers?? But you could choose anything you like. I decided on a one sided feather so I could do something different on the other side. If this were a customer quilt and time was important, I would have also put feathers on the opposite side.
Step 3: Those small triangles needed something and I love straight lines but you could also fill in with sand stipple or pebbles.
Step 4: I decided to carry on with the straight lines. I used the Proline 8 which gives the 1/8″ spacing.
Step 5: There was still some fabric that needed to be quilted. I like to put the sand stipple next to my feathers as it really makes them pop. I would also go in and do some echo quilting in the star so it didn’t feel left out.
Let me know what you think. Sometimes I feel like I’m talking to myself out here. Love to see what you all are doing and some more suggestions for blocks.
Wednesday I will try to lighten up the quilting a little…. it might be hard but I’ll give it a go. LOL
What will you create?