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By Denise Peck

Offering special descriptions on find out how to intricately craft fashionable cord jewelry, this superbly illustrated advisor deals basic but based tasks which are reasonably cheap and simply finished. Easy-to-follow directions and accomplished definitions advisor the jewellery maker throughout the many parts of twine operating, corresponding to headpins, bounce jewelry, hoops, loops, spirals, and ear wires, sincerely highlighting the innovations and detailing the standard fabrics essential to produce useful and leading edge works of wearable paintings. With a various choice of one zero one modern earring tasks submitted from most sensible designers, twine crafters of all ability degrees will hone their abilities whereas getting to know new and inspirational principles for generating special and artistic works in a single of the quickest starting to be tendencies of contemporary jewellery paintings.

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Cut. Cut. Cut. A A A A 2½˝ 4¾˝ 4¾˝ 4¾˝ B Ar Ar 4¾˝ A Ar C 4. Measure 21/2˝ along the top edge of the remaining 21/2˝ × 211/2˝ strip and cut from the bottom left corner to this mark. Do not use the small triangle in this block. 5. Make a parallel cut 43/4˝ from the cut in Step 4. Repeat to cut a total of 4 parallelograms (Ar) from the strip. Do not use the leftover small triangle in this block. 2½˝ 2½˝ Cut. 4¾˝ Ar Cut. 4¾˝ 4¾˝ Ar Cut. Ar Cut. 4¾˝ Ar Cut. 2½˝ Background fabric: Cut 1 square 51/4˝ × 51/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (B).

2. Place a scrap right side up so it covers the edge of the paper. Place a second scrap on top of the first scrap, right 36 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts 8. * 9. Press the block and trim to your desired block size (Figure 6). *I leave the paper in place when cutting shapes such as diamonds that will later be pieced into a quilt using a Y-seam. The paper adds stability. Tip Try to add pieces at varying angles. The more varied angles you incorporate, the more interesting your block will be.

2. Sew the block back together, placing one of the strips from Step 1 (B) between the block halves. A A B C 3. Place the ruler over the block at a different angle and cut from edge to edge again. 4. Continue adding as many strips (C) into the block as you like. 58 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts A A B Twister Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 4 squares 61/2˝ × 61/2˝ (A). Print fabric: Cut 4 strips 31/2˝ × 71/2˝ (B). 1. On a Made-Fabric square (A), measure in 13/4˝ from the top right corner and 23/4˝ from the bottom right corner, and make a cut connecting those two points.

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