Colorific: Unlock the Secrets of Fabric Selection for by Pam Goecke Dinndorf

By Pam Goecke Dinndorf

Have you ever continually felt worried approximately picking colours on your quilts? well known development clothier Pam Dinndorf is helping you step as much as colour self assurance and get away of the drab cover doldrums for solid. how you can use the colour wheel to choose materials and the way to begin with a wide team of materials and 0 in quick at the ones that glance top together.
·Make 6 daring quilts in Pam’s signature colors
·Get solutions to commonly asked questions like find out how to rescue quilts that glance too flat or too busy
·Foreword via textile and cover dressmaker Kaffe Fassett

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Lift the presser foot and needle. Rotate the quilt one-quarter turn. Fold the binding at a right angle so it extends straight above the quilt and the fold forms a 45° angle in the corner (see Step 2). Then bring the binding strip down even with the edge of the quilt (see Step 3). Begin sewing at the folded edge. Repeat in the same manner at all corners. End stitching ¼˝ from corner. Continue stitching until you are back near the beginning of the binding strip. See Finishing the Binding Ends (page 62) for tips on finishing and hiding the raw edges of the ends of the binding.

Sew together the rows and press „„ Subcut Cut 7 strips 21/4˝ × width of fabric. the seam allowances toward the bottom of the quilt. QUILT CONSTRUCTION 5. Use your favorite methods to layer, quilt, and bind the quilt. A B Seam allowances are 1/4˝. 1. Before sewing anything together, arrange the pieces for the complete quilt top on a design wall, floor, or bed to determine the order of the colors. Each row is composed of 2 different colors. Refer to the quilt assembly diagram. 2. After you are satisfied with the color progression, work your way across each row, creating the following units: Unit A: Sew together the 2 small halfsquare triangles and press the seam allowance toward the bottom of the quilt.

Repeat in the same manner at all corners. End stitching ¼˝ from corner. Continue stitching until you are back near the beginning of the binding strip. See Finishing the Binding Ends (page 62) for tips on finishing and hiding the raw edges of the ends of the binding. CONTINUOUS BIAS BINDING A continuous bias binding involves using a square sliced in half diagonally, and then sewing the resulting triangles together so that you continuously cut to make a single long strip on the bias. The same instructions can be used to cut bias for piping.

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