By Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Scraps by no means seemed so reliable! this is often improvisational piecing reinvented—learn the right way 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 cover blocks. As you play, you'll sharpen your layout talents and know about combining colours and prints in new ways...then watch your duvet layout emerge. realize simply how certain vintage blocks like Sawtooth big name or Flying ducks might be, while they're built with extra spunk and spontaneity! comprises eleven problem routines to bolster your artistic muscular tissues, plus an inspirational duvet gallery.
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Additional info for 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts: Made-Fabric Piecing,Traditional Blocks, Scrap Challenges
Then use the instructions on the following pages to create 12˝ × 12˝ finished blocks of your choice. 48 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts Half-Square Triangle Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 1 square 127⁄8 ˝ × 127⁄8 ˝; cut in half diagonally to make 2 half-square triangles (A). ) Solid fabric: Cut 1 square 127⁄8 ˝ × 127⁄8 ˝; cut in half diagonally to make 2 half-square triangles (B). ) A B Sawtooth Star Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 1 square 61/2˝ × 61/2˝ (A). Star points: Use Made-Fabric or a variety of fabrics.
C B C A A B A B A A C B C Lady Fingers Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 4 squares 27⁄8 ˝ × 27⁄8 ˝; cut in half diagonally to make 8 half-square triangles (A). Cut 4 squares 21/2˝ × 21/2˝ (B). Cut 1 square 41/2˝ × 41/2˝ (C). Background fabric: Cut 4 squares 41/2˝ × 41/2˝ (D). E F B 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts E A F A A B C D E 52 F D A Cut 4 squares 21/2˝ × 21/2˝ (E). Cut 4 squares 27⁄8 ˝ × 27⁄8 ˝; cut in half diagonally to make 8 half-square triangles (F). F A B A F D D B F A A F E F Scrapped Shoo Fly Made-Fabric: Use any technique.
Using fewer larger pieces makes blocks faster, whereas 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts Try following these steps for just 15 minutes. Making Made-Fabric is like eating potato chips—you can’t eat (make) just one! Figure 1 Figure 2 Figure 3 Figure 4 Figure 5 Figure 6 Figure 7 Figure 8 Four Easy Techniques for “Made-Fabric” 31 Tips • You don’t always have to follow your raw edge. I try to incorporate as many varied angles as possible and stay away from 90° angles (hard angles) whenever possible.