I recently attended a wonderful seminar in using Art & Stitch (ANS) digitizing software for quilting and embroidery design. I loved this workshop and had a blast drawing designs using this vector program developed by Theo and Loes van der Heijden.
As an incentive to practice what I learned, I thought I would share fun designs developed using ANS a few times per week. To begin, the following designs were from a class exercise following directions by Loes. (Carla note: For students who have taken my Tablet Design class, this is a similar process taught in designing wholecloth quilts).
You start with a triangle doodle design:
Repeat 3 more times to create a bock or motif. For ANS users, you would select and then click on the magic square function in the program:
Next, you can then create a larger block using 4 of the blocks:
Finally, you can also create a large Edge-to-Edge design in ANS, too:
For those of you interested in the program I am using, Art & Stitch has a free trial download on their website here.
Let me know what you think? Happy quilting! Carla