By Debra G. Henninger
<h2>Wrap your self in a duvet that tells the tale of the Knights of the Road.</h2>
Explore the interesting global of the depression-era hobo in the course of the culture's hidden language of indicators and emblems, all translated into unique duvet blocks and projects.
Hobo Quilts comprises: • greater than fifty five symbols utilized by hobos to speak with one another switched over into targeted, never-before-seen duvet blocks.
• step by step directions for over 20 stunning cover initiatives utilizing the Hobo Blocks. venture subject matters comprise Mulligan Stew, Ridin' the Rails and Hobo Jungle.
• old tales and photographs in the course of the booklet that might provide you with a glimpse into hobo culture.
allow Hobo Quilts take you on a trip to the days while railways have been the lifeblood of the US, transporting items from urban to urban and wearing hobos looking for a greater life.
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3. From this point, sharply change directions and quilt an arc shape about the length of the first swirl. Try to keep it in line with the swirl below it and about 1/2˝ from the edge. 4. At the end of the arc, don’t stop. Quilt the inside of the next swirl and echo back out until you are almost on the downhill side. Lines & Vines 45 5. Repeat the swirls and arcs until you are near the top of the block. Quilt the inside of another swirl. 6. This time, echo the swirl all the way around until you are inside the arc below it.
6. Quilt a second elongated loop that lines up with the outer point. Return to the inner corner. Lines & Vines 57 Pulleys Pulleys is a variation of Back & Forth (page 56). Adding a circle to the design really changes the look of this pattern. It works best in long, skinny areas of quilting. 1. From an edge of the quilting area, quilt a horizontal line toward the opposite edge. 2. As you reach the opposite edge, quilt a small circle. Trace around the circle so you end at the bottom of the circle.
Continue quilting the alternating curves until you reach the end of the quilting area. 48 FREE-MOTION QUILTING with Angela Walters Wavy Lines Oh, how I love wavy lines! They are one of my all-time favorite designs. You can use them to draw your eyes to a focal point of your quilt or to add movement, whether vertical or horizontal. It seems like every week I am finding more and more uses for this easy, versatile design. 1. For vertical or horizontal wavy lines, determine the top and bottom of your quilting area.