By Victoria Findlay Wolfe

Scraps by no means seemed so strong! this can be improvisational piecing reinvented—learn easy methods to create a different piece of "made-fabric" in exactly quarter-hour with Victoria Findlay Wolfe's improvisational scrap-piecing tools, then comprise your made-fabric into conventional duvet blocks. As you play, you'll sharpen your layout talents and find out about combining colours and prints in new ways...then watch your duvet layout emerge. detect simply how specified vintage blocks like Sawtooth famous person or Flying ducks might be, whilst they're developed with extra spunk and spontaneity! contains eleven problem routines to reinforce your artistic muscle tissue, plus an inspirational cover gallery.

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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.

Sew using a ¼˝ seam allowance, stopping ¼˝ before the end of the fabric. Backstitch and cut the threads. Press the seam open. 2. With right sides together, place the next parallelogram on top of the right edge of the triangle. Sew with a ¼˝ seam allowance and stop with the needle in the down position when you reach the seam where the first 2 pieces meet. 3. With the needle down, pivot the top and bottom pieces so the edges line up. Continue sewing to the outer edge. 4. Press the seams open to reveal a beautiful Y-seam!

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. Making a whole bunch of these blocks will give you something fun to play with later, when you create the design.

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