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By Linda O'Brien, Opie O'Brien

Creating with steel hasn't ever been easier!

Whether it's jewellery, journals or kitschy keepsakes that spark your hearth, Metal Craft Discovery Workshop exhibits simply how effortless it's to create 20 enjoyable and cool initiatives step by step, from a miniature magazine to an altered lunch box.

A nontraditional procedure and a entire concepts part will introduce you to the whimsical aspect of steel. not just will you study secrets and techniques to slicing and becoming a member of steel, you'll also:

• discover how you can age and upload texture to metal
• notice the various varieties of steel to be had, together with copper, mesh, twine and recycled material
• Conjure up appealing patina finishes with a number of "secret" recipes
• locate additional suggestion within the artists' gallery section

You'll love developing those items, no matter if you've labored with steel ahead of or you're new to the medium. provide your recycle bin a moment look and begin crafting appealing items with steel this present day.

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Strings of Florid Blooms 47 Strings of Florid Blooms by Victoria Findlay Wolfe, quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2014, 90˝ × 90˝ 48 Double Wedding Ring Quilts—Traditions Made Modern FABRIC REQUIREMENTS • White: 61/4 yards for center diamonds and side setting diamonds, melons, squares, and pieced squares. • Ash: 1 ⁄3 yard for small squares • Kona fat quarters: Clover, Willow, Palm, Peapod, Leprechaun, Aloe, Sunflower, Robin Egg, Alegria, Cyan, Ocean, Tulip, Thistle, Pansy, Lavender, Cerise, Poppy, Azalea, Candy Pink, Plum, Peony, Blush Pink, Melon, and Nautical for arcs • Binding: ⁄ 8 yard of Kona 7 Alegria • Backing: • Batting: 81/2 yards 100˝ × 100˝ TIP There are great apps on smart phones for adapting quilt blocks to any size.

THE GOAL }}Develop a new pattern for the Double Wedding Ring. }}Work with my favorite color—orange. ADD LAYERS }}Select a massive number of fabrics (about 150 fabrics were used) and make them live harmoniously together and show my joy! PUSH IT FURTHER }}Use novelty fabrics to help tell the story. }}Can you change the pattern in one more way with fabric placement? }}Can you modify the New York Beauty unit in some, but not all, of the blocks? }}How does the style and pattern change through color placement?

As we were looking at them, he pulled out a quilt that belonged to my late cousin, Darron. As it fell open, I had a very faint memory of her working on this quilt, but I had not seen it in a very, very long time. My breath was taken away! This is a true work of art! See Elda’s Double-Knit Flowers. I added a Made-Fabric inner border, squared it up, included appliqué elements that related to the style of the quilt, and added Double Wedding Rings to make it into a medallion quilt. Lastly, I constructed the pieced Made-Fabric border, incorporating a flower design in the lower right, inspired by my grandmother’s quilt.

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