Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Gravatar paper pieced block pattern



What is a Gravatar?

When browsing different web sites, you may notice that many users have a picture next to their name. These pictures are called "avatars." WordPress, however, uses a specific type of avatar called "Gravatars"--short for "Globally Recognized Avatar."

I like them very much and began of thinking to design them as quilt pattern.

The service matches your WordPress profile information to the email address.

But this is a private information, you say. That is the reason I stopped making anything.

Till yesterday when realized that any string of characters can be converted as avatar.

Hеllo, happy birthday, love, happiness, mum, dad etc.

I began with thankyou! and designed it as a 12” paper pieced block.

 

 

 I made a cushion case to test the pattern.

 

 

 Love it! 

You can try it at CRAFTSY or ETSY.

Then played with EQ7 and add more colors.

 

Interested? Get the PDF pattern from HERE.

To be continued...


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