Upcycling Celebrations: A Use-What-You-Have Guide to by Danny Seo

By Danny Seo

Danny search engine optimization is America’s major way of life authority on sleek, green dwelling. In his final ebook, Upcycling, Danny established the way to create attractive issues with the belongings you have already got. Now he returns with a hundred extra projects—this time targeted particularly on events and vacations.

Whether you’re making dramatic get together favors for brand spanking new Year’s Eve, giving a distinct birthday reward, developing paper lanterns for a summer season BBQ, or making plans the Thanksgiving desk, Danny indicates how one can remodel the normal into awesome different gadgets that might make each get together a bit extra festive.

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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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