By Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Scraps by no means seemed so solid! this is often improvisational piecing reinvented—learn how one can create a distinct piece of "made-fabric" in precisely quarter-hour with Victoria Findlay Wolfe's improvisational scrap-piecing equipment, then contain your made-fabric into conventional duvet blocks. As you play, you'll sharpen your layout abilities and know about combining colours and prints in new ways...then watch your cover layout emerge. detect simply how exact vintage blocks like Sawtooth big name or Flying ducks may be, whilst they're built with extra spunk and spontaneity! contains eleven problem workouts to bolster your artistic muscle tissues, plus an inspirational cover gallery.
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Whirlygigs Galore, Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Donna Mae Elfering, quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2011, 59˝ × 83˝ After making the Giant Whirlygigs blocks, I used the fast-and-easy technique (page 44) to add a scrappy border around the quilt in light blues. Using this method dresses up the border and gives it a bit more depth than it would have had with one simple fabric. 16 Quilt Blocks to Get You Inspired 51 X Marks the Spot Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 5 squares 43/4˝ × 43/4˝ (A). Background fabric: Cut 1 square 71/4˝ × 71/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (B).
Cut 1 square 111/4˝ × 111/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (C). C Solid fabrics: B B Cut 1 square 2˝ × 2˝ (A). Cut 4 strips 2˝ × 81/2˝ (B). C A C B B C 54 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts Scrap Star Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 3 squares 51/4˝ × 51/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 12 quarter-square triangles (A). B Background fabric: C Cut 1 square 51/4˝ × 51/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (B).
40 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts 9. Trim to the unfinished block size (Figures 6 and 7). Tip You can use single or pieced scraps for the added pieces. For a very random scrappy look, sew the scraps into strips, adding them to the center and trimming as instructed. Save trimmed bits or pieces of Made-Fabric. The more angles you incorporate, the more interesting your block becomes. I often like to make larger pieces of Made-Fabric. With larger pieces, I can lay my ruler exactly over a piece that I want to cut out in a precise way.