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This block was fun to do and I know want to make one….
Step 1: Divide up the block… this is one of the reasons I like to have so many ProEcho’s and ProCircles to choose from!
Step 2: Since it is storm at sea… I thought I would use some ferns vs feathers. If I were doing it again… I’d choose feathers. I also used the ProPebbles to add some little circles.
Step 3: Added some straight line echoing to the dark pieces as well as some crosshatching and straight line fill.
Step 4: Some more crosshatching….
Step 5: I used the sand stipple and an 1/8″ straight line fill.. Again, I think I’d use feathers if I were going to stitch this out.
As for stitching this out, I would stitch out step 1 first… it would look really cool to use an Aurifil 12 wt thread! Those lines would really stick out. 🙂 I would then stitch out the ferns, move to the crosshatch and straight lines and finish with the sand stipple. The reason I would stitch it all out at the same time as I want to maintain even quilting throughout so as to not distort the blocks/quilt.
What will you create??