Download 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts: Made-Fabric by Victoria Findlay Wolfe PDF

By Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Scraps by no means seemed so sturdy! this is often improvisational piecing reinvented—learn tips to create a different piece of "made-fabric" in precisely quarter-hour with Victoria Findlay Wolfe's improvisational scrap-piecing equipment, then include your made-fabric into conventional duvet blocks. As you play, you'll sharpen your layout abilities and know about combining shades and prints in new ways...then watch your cover layout emerge. realize simply how specific vintage blocks like Sawtooth celebrity or Flying ducks could be, while they're developed with extra spunk and spontaneity! contains eleven problem workouts to reinforce your inventive muscle mass, plus an inspirational duvet gallery.

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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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