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Modern quilts pack a lot of WOW factor but can seem intimidating. Explore effective approaches of tackling these modern beauties by utilizing a whole quilt layout method that will be overlaid on a photo of the quilt. Designing digitally will allow you to design elements on the same scale as the piecing and use methods and patterns that you already know. Design a roadmap of all the quilting designs that you will use ahead of time. The designs will be broken down into ‘stitchable’ sections to maximize your throat space. Tools and features highlighted in this class include Import Image; Draw line/arc; Fill; Boundaries; Apply and Relocate. This class will be taught in SAM. This class will include an in-depth discussion of what makes a modern quilt; design approaches appropriate for modern quilts; and guidance on choosing the ‘right’ pattern(s).
CS7-SAM Draw line, Draw Arc, Draw Boundary, Pattern To Boundary, Import Image, Image Attributes Apply, Relocate, Snap Grid/End Point, Grid, Nodes (Divide), Toggle pattern Sewn/Unsewn
Instructions for Downloading and Opening a CreativeStudio Project
What is a Modern Quilt?
Taking Modern into CS7
Import Image and Draw Big
Wrap Up and Inspiration
This class would be ideal for computerized quilters of an advanced skill level.
An advanced student may be someone who is
Ready for a creative challenge
Open to learning new methods
Interested in using current skills to discover new ways to accomplish things
Wanting to use multiple features of the program to create patterns and layouts
Ready to embrace custom design work in CS
Nine videos totaling 1 hour and 35 minutes
Videos include: What is a Modern Quilt?, Taking Modern into CS7 and Quilting Plan