This Zen Chic pattern has me feeling very creative! I am so excited to have found this wonderful blog post describing how to make a quilt using this pattern with some added tweaks by the blog author, Karie.
Related articles — both these blog posts feature wonderful quilt designs and fabulous quilting!
Welcome back! Yesterday I shared with you part 1 of my “Cross It” Quilt…hopefully you haven’t forgotten already, you can check out part 1 of this post here….but the pattern looks like this:
So as I mentioned, I could see this finished quilt in my mind, so I had a pretty good Idea of how I wanted to quilt it. I knew I wanted to extend the “sticks” into the borders, and add a few horizontal “ghost sticks” to balance all the vertical lines.
Using my Frixion heat erasable pen I marked all the extended lines by continuing out the pieced sticks, and then started pinning! I decided that I would not draw on my horizontal lines until after I quilted the vertical lines so that I could really place them where I wanted them.
I tried to pin only in the “negative” space between my “sticks” so that I would…
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