Matisse and I collaborated on this Photoshop painting
"Too Late to Rip" See his painting at the bottom of the page.
Many errors in quilt patterning are rotation problems. Intricate designs often require that parts be rotated clockwise or counterclockwise.
This Indiana Puzzle or Snail's Trail is a design that requires
See a recent post here:
The Drunkard's Path is another challenge
in spatial relations.
I have a very poor sense of direction myself.
Stereocard photo from the 1850s
I remember being in first grade where the people in charge were always asking me about left and right, something I knew nothing about. To have a ready answer I wrote L on one white sneaker, R on the other with my new fountain pen.
Unfortunately I wrote the letters on the wrong shoes.
Back to rotation. If you don't have a good sense of spatial orientation I wouldn't take up the Indiana Puzzle or the Drunkard's Path.
Kentucky Quilt Project/Quilt Index
Or the Princess Feather.
In fact any kind of whirling applique can be problematic.
From the North Carolina Project and the Quilt Index
Henri Matisse, Woman Before a Fish Bowl, 1922.
Collection of the Art Institute of Chicago