>A lot of people have been taking the “process pledge” and writing more about their process in creating a quilt. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to fill you guys in on my process.
I quilt in a corner of my living room, and I don’t have space for a design wall. I also don’t have any quilt design software (I don’t think they make it for Macs). So I either sketch or use Adobe InDesign to lay out designs. Here’s an example of an Adobe layout I made for the ORB Hexagon Quilt-Along:
I took individual photos of each of my hexagons, did a little photoshop magic, then arranged them in an InDesign document. Once I had everything arranged, I got it all put together:
I know it seems like a lot of work, but it would have taken most of my living room floor to lay it out, and then I would have been stepping on everything whenever I wanted to move something. It’s just so much easier for me to drag the pictures around on my screen.
In other hexagon news, I was bored the other day after work, and I made myself a little bookmark:
What’s your latest impulse project?