Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Log cabin

This week's zentangle challenge is to use a string with only stripes. I used a log cabin quilt block as my string. A classic log cabin block has a red square in the centre to represent the fireplace in the house. What better pattern could I use for that than Paradox, a twisted log cabin! At the blue side I used Stick Weave, Galon and Zedbra, at the purple side Waves, Sonia and Printemps. For the shading I used some coloured pencils. Then I played with the photo of my tangled block on the computer to see how a quilt would look like with 36 blocks . . .

. . . or 144 blocks!


I'm not tempted to make one, but it would look very nice.

5 comments:

  1. Oh my, the original tile is lovely and the computer generated 'quilts' are stunning! Great work!

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  2. thank you for telling about the quilt block, I know of quilting. I love how you made paradox the fire place. Love the colors and patterns, and your computer generated blocks are fun.

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  3. Log Cabin is one of my favorite block patterns...your zentangle is perfect for the challenge and the quilting concept!!

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  4. What a great way to use a Log Cabin block!

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  5. Love how you did the colors!!

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