5. Before you start drafting make sure your grid snap is selected in the tool bar.
6. You will be using three patch drawing tools from the Tool Bar. The square , the right triangle and the rectangle Since we are looking at the workspace, if you want a quick review now is the time for a little practice at drawing patches. A description of using these tools is located on page 33 of the Quilt Pro 3 manual or page or use the Help Wizard in Quilt-Pro 4.
7. After practice, clear the workspace by opening the Edit menu and selecting Delete All.
8. Select the Right Triangle tool from the Tool Bar. Draw a two inch right triangle in the upper right corner of the patch guidelines as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5. Right triangle in upper right corner of the patch guidelines.
9. Draw a second right triangle to complete the square. See Figure 6.
Figure 6. Square completed.
10. Select the rectangle tool from the Tool Bar.
11. Draw a rectangle two inches by one inch as shown in Figure 7.
Figure 7. Rectangle added
12. Select the right triangle tool from the Tool Bar.
13. Draw three right triangles as shown in Figure 8.
Figure 8. Three right triangles added.
14. Select the rectangle tool from the Tool Bar
15. Draw a rectangle two inches by one inch as shown in Figure 9.
Figure 9. Rectangle added
16. Skip a one inch space adjacent to the rectangle you just drew and draw another rectangle one inch by four inches as shown in Figure 10.
Figure 10. Rectangle added.
17. Select the Square tool from the Tool Bar.
18. Draw a one inch square in the space that was skipped. See Figure 11.
Figure 11. Square added.
19. Select the right triangle tool from the Tool Bar.
20. Draw a two inch right triangle as shown in Figure 12.
Figure 12. Triangle added.
We have now drawn as many patches as we need, less the center square, to duplicate and rotate patches to complete the block. These ten patches represent one fourth of the block less the center square which we will add later. I have drawn all the patches white to avoid the confusion of switching colors as we drew patches. It is now time to color the patches to avoid more work later on. You can use any colors you desire but you need to keep the pattern intact.
21. Select the paint tool from the Tool Bar.
22. Paint the patches as shown in Figure 13.
Figure 13. Patches painted
Figure 14. 10 Patches duplicated.
26. In the Tool Bar select the Rotate left 90 degrees tool. See Figure 15.
27. Move all 10 patches as one as shown in Figure 16.
28. In the Edit menu select Duplicate (10 patches) as before and again select the left 90 degrees rotate.
29. Move as indicated in Figure 17.
Figure 17. Second duplicate group moved into position.
30. Again duplicate,rotate and move the group into the position shown in Figure 18.
Figure 18. Third duplicate group moved into position.
31. The block is now complete except for the center patch. In the Tool Bar select the Square tool..
32. Draw a square on point as shown in figure 19.
Figure 19. Center Patch added.
33. Select the paint tool from the Tool Bar.
34. Paint the center patch the desired color to complete the block. See Figure 20.
Figure 20. Completed block.
35. Save if desired:
36. In the Block Save AS dialogue box browse to the folder you want to save the block in. Enter the name Crossroads and click Save. See Figure 21.
Figure 21. Block Save As dialogue box.
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