Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Working in 3D
For the course we're learning how to piece blocks in the diamond shape for each side of the cube. I've been using EQ7 to play with these blocks and this week Carol from Pewter and Steel has been helping me figure out how to print cutting instructions for the blocks. Her instructions were very clever and I could print rotary cutting diagrams, templates and paper piecing diagrams too. I decided to do a trial block with paper piecing and here it is:
I got another link to a free online magazine in an email this week: Quiltposium. It's mainly about quilting tours and cruises but in between those are loads of free patterns. Some issues also contain an article about designing in EQ, including the current issue which is about hexagon quilts.