By Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Scraps by no means appeared so stable! this is often improvisational piecing reinvented—learn find out how to create a special piece of "made-fabric" in precisely quarter-hour with Victoria Findlay Wolfe's improvisational scrap-piecing tools, then contain your made-fabric into conventional duvet blocks. As you play, you'll sharpen your layout abilities and find out about combining colours and prints in new ways...then watch your cover layout emerge. detect simply how particular vintage blocks like Sawtooth famous person or Flying ducks might be, while they're built with extra spunk and spontaneity! comprises eleven problem workouts to reinforce your inventive muscle groups, plus an inspirational cover gallery.
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Extra info for 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts: Made-Fabric Piecing,Traditional Blocks, Scrap Challenges
I wanted the quilt to be bed size, so I added a perimeter row of blocks as a border using one-fabric triangles made from many of the same fabrics that I had used in the pieced triangles. This quilt is a perfect example of not having a set idea when starting a quilt. Weekend Scrapper, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, 2010, 70˝ × 91˝ This is an example of five-sided piecing and following your instincts. 42 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts Let the fabrics and blocks speak to you. ” Then follow your instinct to make an original and unique quilt.
NOTE If you are using oddly shaped pieces, trim the edge straight, or sew the straight seamline and then trim off the odd bit (with scissors), keeping your seam allowance 1/4˝ wide. 4. Fold open and press. 5. Add the next piece, right sides together, along another straight edge. 6. Fold open and press (Figure 2). 7. Continue adding new pieces, right sides together and folding open and pressing (Figure 3), until you’ve covered the entire piece of paper (Figure 4). Moody Blues, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Jackie Kunkel, 2011, 79˝ × 83˝ With Moody Blues, I was determined to make a blue quilt.
Figure 6 The beauty of scraps is that you always have more. Keep going and keep trying new things. Figure 3 Figure 7 Figure 4 Four Easy Techniques for “Made-Fabric” 41 Crazy Scraps, LeeAnn Decker, 2010, 84˝ × 84˝ LeeAnn worked quickly as she added scraps around a central shape. Her amazing color palette makes a playground for inspirational discoveries. When you look into each block, can you find color combinations that you like? What discoveries can you find that may lead you to your next quilt?