It is a design choice!

So… since I posted the RULZ, I thought I would share an old but really great example of rule 3.

If you look closely at the quilt above, you may be able to find the heart in the middle of the Drunkard’s path mini. You certainly couldn’t see it from the back of a galloping horse. The name of this quilt is “Path to My Heart”. Seems like a great idea for a quilt and a great use of the block.

But… if you look a bit closer in this image…

You might just be able to tell that I reversed one of the blocks. I didn’t discover it until AFTER the quilt was quilted and bound. Now… I could have believed the quilt police and torn the whole thing apart to fix it. Or I could have believed the quilt snobs and hidden it away never to be seen. But I didn’t do either of those things. I got out a scrap of the red fabric. I cut a heart big enough to cover my ‘mistake’. I stitched it down right on top of the quilting and I made up the name to suit my design choice.

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If you didn’t reveal your secret to us, it would never be known! Pretty quilt…and good decision to just leave it as it is…there is something very endearing to me about something that has a few “design choices”…makes me feel connected. :heart:

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I can’t see anything wrong, front or back. I think the heart looks fantastic!

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I don’t see it either, and I am not on the back of a galloping horse. :horse_racing:
I think the addition of the heart is sweet!

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I had to search but was terribly proud of myself for finding the heart :smile:. Lovely quilt no matter what the quilt police would say!

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I found the heart, I can’t find the error (on the back) that it’s covering.

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Middle diamond at the top.

And all of you saying you can’t find the mistake or who had to look very hard to find it are reinforcing my point!!! If I didn’t tell you, you wouldn’t know. And neither will anyone who looks at or receives your quilt. And if they do notice and say something… you can ignore them unless they are politely giving you sympathy because they’ve been there/done that or advice on how to avoid that problem in the future.

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:sewing_needle: :scissors: :thread: Congratulations! Your Drunkard’s Path Quilt is a Featured Project this week! :thread: :scissors: :sewing_needle:

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I see it! I had a joyous moment of playing hide and seek with the photo.
Yeah, as a non-quilter I probably wouldn’t have noticed.

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