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I have finally had a chance to play with a birthday treat I gave myself last year, Quilt Pro, a quilt design program. I have designed something for a friend of mine who wants a Log Cabin quilt and something for myself. First the log cabin:
I have always wanted to make a quilt of a cheesey cheddar yellow color paired with one other color. From historical quilts we see the cheddar yellow often paired with a cream white. The international Quilt Study Center & Museum has a double nine patch using those colors dated 1890-1910, http://explorer.quiltstudy.org/#/quilt/2003.003.0384/
but this is what I’d like to do with that cheddar yellow…
No sooner than than I had posted the above entry on my daily journal my friend Jody had come back saying:
"I like the quilt pattern. Very detailed. I can also imagine a section of red running somewhere in the pattern . . . but that's just me. Red, yellow, and black pattern combinations are ancient.
And I'm feeling older than dirt these days."
I popped back into Quilt Pro and produced a variation by adding a red into the layout.
I like them both!
I have also finished a queen size quilt top for a friend:
And made two baby sized quilts out of the leftovers:
OK, that is the news from my world. What have you been up too?
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