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By Pam Goecke Dinndorf

Have you ever continuously felt worried approximately opting for shades in your quilts? renowned development fashion designer Pam Dinndorf is helping you step as much as colour self belief and escape of the drab cover doldrums for strong. the way to use the colour wheel to pick materials and the way firstly a wide crew of materials and nil in speedy at the ones that glance most sensible together.
·Make 6 daring quilts in Pam’s signature colors
·Get solutions to commonly asked questions like how you can rescue quilts that glance too flat or too busy
·Foreword through textile and duvet fashion designer Kaffe Fassett

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As Bi Bi as Straight grain First fold Sew triangles together. Step 2. First fold for miter Using a ruler, mark the parallelogram created by the 2 triangles with lines spaced the width you need to cut the bias. Cut about 5˝ along the first line. Side 1 B Second fold Cut 5˝. Side 2 A Mark lines and begin cut. Step 3. Second fold alignment Quiltmaking Basics: How to Finish a Quilt 61 Join Side 1 and Side 2 to form a tube. The raw edge at point A will align with the raw edge at B. This will allow the first line to be offset by one strip width.

One trick that I often use when I cannot find exactly the hue that I want is to substitute the color just to the left and the color just to the right on the color wheel. The viewer’s brain will fill in the desired hue that couldn’t be found. Are there some colors that are particularly hard to match? „„ All hues are hard to match due to the chameleon nature of color, each one depending on the other fabrics that surround it. If you audition enough fabrics, though, you will find the right candidates to enhance the original color.

Binding: Cut 9 strips 21/4˝ × width of fabric. 3. The Y template guides can be found on pullout page P2; there is a template guide for each of the 3 block sizes. Trace the Y template guides onto lightweight paper or vellum and cut them out. Place the arms of the peace sign by placing the Y template guide over the pinned vertical stem, and pin the arms with appliqué pins. After they are pinned, tuck the ends of the arms under the vertical stem and pin them. QUILT CONSTRUCTION Tuck ends under. Seam allowances are 1/4˝.

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