Quilting expert Angela Walters will guide you step by step through quilting pebbles, swirls, squares, feathers, clamshells and ribbon candy, before helping you build on these basic designs to create more complex variations. Use small changes like adding echoing, altering the design layout, combining designs and changing scale to bring new interest to basic designs and an updated look to your quilts. Plus, you can use these modifications on more of your favorite designs to instantly increase your quilting repertoire! Easily tweak basic designs for intriguing visual interest and finish quilts that look anything but simple.
Learn how to create a diverse ensemble of pebble designs, including overlapping and echoing shapes. Angela guides you through methods that set you up for fun, efficient sewing sessions and points out ways to fill blank spaces of all sizes. You'll learn how to break away from making patterns that are identical as you embrace a more whimsical, spontaneous approach to quilting.
Angela shows you how to create a basic swirl before adding increasingly complex variations that modify the layout, size and spacing of your swirled patterns to create new aesthetics. You'll love this free-flowing stitch pattern, as well as the troubleshooting tips Angela offers on freeing yourself from corners and sketching out your designs ahead of time.