Tag Archives: Quilt Design Star 2012

QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Terri Vanden Bosch

Wow what a great learning experience this has been. I always love to stretch the boundaries of my art and this challenge is definitely doing that. I have learned how to import a photo into my EQ7 and turn it … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Joyce Hughes

“The McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012 design challenge has been very exciting and rewarding. I have been supported and encouraged by wonderful people. I am overwhelmed by  the support of so many people, they are as interested and excited in … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Annette Schultz

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “I had wondered what it would be and when it would arrive. My fabric had a slight … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Kathy Kent

MQ: What was the first step you took to design this Challenge 2 quilt? “My first step was to think in my head what pattern I wanted to use.  There are so many blocks and layouts that one can find, … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Julie Benefiel

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “My first reaction to the challenge fabric was, ‘OMG! That’s a BIG PRINT! Holy guacamole Batman!’” MQ: What … Continue reading

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QDS Challenge 2 Designer: Marla Whalen

MQ: Do you normally choose fabrics first and then start a design, or vice versa? “I almost always start with the design. I have a particular inspiration or an idea that has come to mind, and I sit down, usually … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Sue Vollbrecht

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “When I first saw the challenge fabric I was terrified. This fabric is so far outside of … Continue reading

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QDS Challenge 2 Designer: Donna Schipper Moyer

I must admit I was a bit dismayed when I opened the fabric package.  sually, when I begin a new quilt I have a design in mind, and then work to find just the right fabrics to bring it to … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Joy Tallman

“I started designing in my mind the minute I opened the package of fabric. Oh what fun, whimsical fabric and my favorite a black print. Normally, I start with the design and have a direction to go in. But with … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Chris Hoover

MQ: Do you normally choose fabrics first and then start a design, or vice versa? “I would say that probably 75-80% of the quilts I design begin with the fabric first. I am inspired every time I step into a … Continue reading

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