Saturday 8 March 2014

Work in Progress: The Bluenose II Pixel Quilt - Part 7

First, let me say that I am writing this on Saturday night as I plan on going into Edmonton on Sunday. Fabricland is having a sale and I need to get the batting for the pixel quilt. Not that I'm anywhere near ready for the batting yet. Oh no, as a matter of fact, I made scarcely any progress on the quilt at all. I barely finished one block, and a simple block it was at that, with large areas of the same colour. 

One important thing I did accomplish, however, was to draw a 1-1/2 inch grid on one of my design sheets. 
I should have done this right from the start because I believe it will make it ever so much easier to keep track of all the little squares and where they go in the block, like this:
I drew enough grid for two blocks, as I'm sometimes working on two at a time - even more challenging to keep track of!
So, if you ever plan on doing a pixel quilt, I highly recommend that you create a grid to work on. I predict that I am really going to need this for rows 5 & 6, the water part of the picture. No large areas of the same colour there...
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