March 14, 2012

New Moon Tulip: Ready to be Tested

EQ7 Paper Pieced Pattern Image

From EQ7, New Moon Tulip Block without Outline

EQ7, Pattern Print Preview (Image Only, Reversed for Paper Pieceing)

I don't think the block will be too hard to piece.  The sections are pretty straight forward.  I added a bit of detail to allow for some shading using a darker red fabric in some areas.  I purposely left some background around the block, left a long stem, and preserved the aspect ration of the tulip to allow for the block to be square, but the tulip undistorted.

I actually think my block is more like the original book cover:

To each his own, though.


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