Tag: Design Wall

Kelly Biscopink: What’s on your Design Wall?

This post is from guest blogger Kelly Biscopink. Thanks, Kelly, for sharing what you’re working on with us! Hi quilty pals! I hope that, like me, you’re getting some stitching time in today! Today in my little sewing haven, I’m working on a haunted village of improv-pieced houses. What makes ‘em haunted? For the primary…

How do you work out a quilt design?

A design wall is a great tool. I know I’ve talked about it before, but it bears repeating, especially in this stage of the quiltmaking process. I’m more visual, so seeing the colors together, rearranging them, switching out colors, and staring them down really tells me how they will look together. For my turquoise crayon…

Are you color challenged?

I’ve been working on the guild color challenge that I blogged about last week, and auditioning my turquoise crayon with some of my fabrics. I am also remembering the best workshop I’ve  gone to on color—by Karen K. Stone. She asked us to take a range of fabrics we might use for one of her…