January 12, 2018. Whether we are quilting one of our own UFO’s or have received a quilt top from a customer, sometimes we need help generating ideas for a great quilting design. Perhaps one or two of the Elements and Principles of Design may offer inspiration. BrainBuffet.com has a couple of handy charts and videos that are useful resources.
For example, consider the shape (one of the elements of design) of the patterns and fabrics in the quilt top. If the shapes are angular and boxy, perhaps a contrasting (one of the principles of design) curvy quilting pattern would make a complementary choice.