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Fluff Step Out | by Jennifer Hohensteiner
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Fluff Step Out

Fluff is a humble pattern, content to stay in the background and help other, more flashy patterns look good. I think it is very useful to draw around and behind thin curving lines, such as Quib (as shown) or Mak-Rah-Me or Mooka. (I used it behind Mooka in this tile: www.flickr.com/photos/101210107@N03/11834566833/ ). When done, it somewhat resembles Stiritup or Amaze but it is easier to draw IMO and because it grows one small section at a time it is easy to control. It also creates a nice edge.

I called it "Fluff" not just because it Looks fluffy but it is also like "fluff" in journalism - a light, easy filler. I normally try to find names for my patterns that aren't too evocative of what they they look like but I couldn't resist this little word play!

This pattern is so simple, I also think there is a good chance it's already out there somewhere - so if I have come too close to someone else's idea, let me know.

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Taken on March 11, 2014