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Showing posts from February, 2017

Heart2Heart - PATTERN

It's the month of love. Yep, the big L. Hearts and Roses. So, I've already shared some String Roses, now it's time for a heart2heart (see what I did there?) I was pretty surprised to find I had another heart pattern left in me, but here's one that I've been playing with and am really loving: heart2heart starts with an alternating s-grid - add some v's to create the outer heart then a second heart shape is added inside. Variation - try alternating the direction of the hearts (panel 6). You know what else I'm really loving of late? The way I can quickly record and edit insta-videos from my phone. Here's a little heart2heart demo. A video posted by A Little Lime (@alittlelime) on Feb 11, 2017 at 2:01am PST Here's a sample on a wonky grid. I hope you have a fantastic, love-filled valentines day. Me? I'll be at school feeling the love for my computer :) hahaha. hx

String Rose PATTERN

Well, d-day has almost arrived. Tomorrow I head back to school. Where did the summer go? At least the class schedule is looking pretty light and I'll only be at school for 2- 2 1/2 days a week. Today I want to share a really simple technique/pattern I've called "String Rose". This idea first made an appearance on the blog during the  old into new challenge back in 2014. I named one of the experimentation tiles as Trentwith  and though this pattern was the initial source of inspiration, my version takes a different approach. I had always meant to share the technique as it's so simple, and fun, but I just didn't get around to it. Until now! 2 1/2 years later.....haha. O.k., here goes........ The String Rose Pattern - this shows the base technique. As it's all done in one continuous line, I thought a little insta-video might help out: A video posted by A Little Lime (@alittlelime) on Feb 4, 2017 at 11:09pm PST I've never lin