When I posted pictures of my fall placemats and runner last week Karen asked if I could post the cutting directions. I decided this would be a great time to practice writing up a pattern and making up diagrams to go with it. You can download the free placemat pattern by clicking here and the free runner pattern here.
I have learned my way around a lot of new software in the last few weeks. I’m getting more comfortable navigating QuiltPro. That’s what I used to draw the diagrams for the patterns. I have learned how to create a .pdf file. I learned to use a new-to-me photo editor (Picasa) to make collages. I went a little “collage happy” when I figured those out, as I had wondered how other bloggers made them. Check out the “My own designs” tab to see a sample of those.
That’s enough computer time for a while. Tomorrow I’m planning on spending the whole day sewing star blocks for my blue Kyoto Garden quilt and getting a bit more of Whimsy quilted.
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