InstructionsI scanned the individual fabrics into my computer. Then, using a photo editing program, (Photo Paint), I made to-scale jpgs of the fabric scans. I was able to rearrange the computer blocks until they looked good. Then I printed out the picture on letter-sized paper and used it as the layout model for the quilt. Compare it to the finished project. If you're computer literate, have a scanner ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
This is a computer design of my quilt which I've displayed in my projects called For Anjella's Mom.
What was your inspiration?
I saw a picture in a catalogue which used smaller blocks separating larger ones. The picure used brown florals.
What are you most proud of?
Being able to do this kind of computer planning at age 73. :-)
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Learn a good photo-editing program first. Then scan each fabric just once since the computer will let you copy, cut, and paste as often as you want. Make sure your computer has the RAM needed to handle very large jpg files.