1, 2, 3 Quilt: Shape Up Your Skills with 24 Stylish Projects by Ellen Luckett Baker

By Ellen Luckett Baker

During this follow-up to 1,2,3 stitch, professional seamstress and craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker deals her distinctive development block method of quilting. She provides 24 tasks in teams of 3, every one crew targeting a distinct form and ability set. Readers grasp the elemental shapes of quilting; squares, rectangles, triangles, hexagons, cirlces, plants, stars and diamonds, and multiply their stitching talents as they move. every one bankruptcy begins with anything small and easy, then strikes into an intermediate venture and ends with a full-sized duvet.

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Use wider or narrower strips for the final outer square, as needed. 1 6 4 8 7 fig. A 15½ in/39 cm 15½ in/39 cm fig. B STEP 3: SEW BLOCKS TOGETHER. Lay out the blocks on a large surface, whether it’s on the floor or a design wall, to decide the order of your blocks. Begin sewing them together, right sides facing, as shown in figure C. Continue until you have created a row of five blocks. Press the seams to the side. Continue until you have sewn five rows, with five blocks in each. Next, sew the rows together to form the quilt top as shown in figure D, using the nesting seams technique (see How-To: Nesting Seams, page 26) to match seams.

See figure A for a sample sewing order, but you will want to sew each block in a different order for a random appearance. ) Continue sewing and trimming strips, occasionally adding colored strips at random. Before you add the final four strips to the block, take the block to the cutting mat and measure the size to determine how much you lack to create a 15½-in/39-cm block. Use wider or narrower strips for the final outer square, as needed. 1 6 4 8 7 fig. A 15½ in/39 cm 15½ in/39 cm fig. B STEP 3: SEW BLOCKS TOGETHER.

B 4 Open the joined piece, clip the fold in the seam, and press the seam open. On the front of the fabric, press the triangle flat, being sure that the tips touch the corners of the squares on both sides. You will have a ¼-in/6-mm space just fig. C TRIANGLES 61 FLAG PLACE MATS You’ll learn to make half-square triangles and to use the string-piecing technique to create your own scrappy fabric in this next project. With a simple solid background, these place mats feature happy little triangles that resemble flags, made from feedsack fabrics to give them a warm, handmade look.

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