Lovely ways of illustrating the points. I hear from quilt shop workers that quilters tend to make a beeline for the medium value fabrics, and not use enough of the darks and lights, or the neutrals, so it’s good to be aware of that tendency.
Tips I’ve heard include taking a photo of the fabrics and changing it to greyscale in an image editor,…[Read more]
Great article! There are a few things I feel differently about, which is always good starting point for discussion.
Batiks – vary a lot. Don’t dismiss them out of hand, plenty of us are happily hand-quilting them. The needling test is an excellent idea. I’ve come across a few batiks that are very stiff and hard to needle, and they stay…[Read more]