How to guide
Pixel Quilts made easy!
Turn photos into
a pixel quilt using
Color Hints Mosaic apps
Amazing — Four easy steps transform your image into blocks and yardage!
Color Hints Mosaic pixelizes images into squares or half-triangles
You set the number of colors to translate into fabric
Share the pixel design with QuiltSandwich — defining the size of your pieces and the size of patchwork blocks for easy assembly
QuiltSandwich generates diagrams for the blocks — calculating yardage and creating cutting diagrams for pieces by color
How-to Guide for making a pixel quilt
(Apple's Photo app can be used for image editing.)
Cropped image ready to go!
START on the Color Hints Mosaic app with the image (Add image using buttons in upper left corner)
Set to squares or half-triangles. Then, use slider on 'Original' tab to set the number of squares.
Use slider on ‘Mosaic’ tab to set the number of colors. (Tap ‘Limit’ button in upper right to reveal/hide the color slider.)
Tap the Share button in upper left, to ‘Share With Other Apps’.
Tap ‘Copy to QuiltSandwich’.
QUILTSANDWICH automatically opens with a pop-up
Tap to set the size of the squares until the overall size of the quilt is just right. Set block size, name then tap 'Import'.
Instantly yardage for the quilt with cutting diagrams for pieces by color is created.
See the Journal for helpful assembly tips and patchwork block diagrams.
— Simple Quilt Sizing
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