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By Benjamin Coleman

Have you ever regularly been intrigued via origami, yet usually stumbled on the diagrams complicated or the types uninspiring? Origami 101 is right here to aid. aimed toward absolutely the newbie, this publication includes greater than forty notable folding tasks for the full kinfolk and contains types that evolve from one in every of 4 simple origami shapes. A innovative representation enhancement known as Glow Fold makes the diagrams and video steps effortless to appreciate. With the creation of each folding image, you'll discover a distinctive sidebar explaining what it ability and a logo index bookmark that courses you to those sidebars everytime you have to be reminded. if you want extra aid, simply watch the accompanying on-line movies for any model.

In those pages, you'll the right way to create:

- A roosting robin

- A flowering branch

- A flying dragon

- A sea turtle

- A Tyrannosaurus Rex

- A tree ornament

- A tropical fish

- a swish swan

- And a lot more

With assistance from origami fanatic Benjamin Coleman, you'll find out how this vintage craft should be loved by way of every age. Amuse your self and enjoyment your folks with those desirable folded figures!

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Trim the units to 4˝ × 4˝. Make 40. Assorted prints: • Cut 20 squares 41/2˝ × 41/2˝ for half-square triangles. • Cut 12 squares 4˝ × 4˝ for blocks. 1 Make 40. White solid: • Cut 20 squares 41/2˝ × 41/2˝ for half-square triangles. • Cut 12 squares 4˝ × 4˝ for blocks. 2 Arrange 3 white and 3 print 4˝ × 4˝ squares with 10 half-square triangle units as shown. Sew the units into rows and press the seams in opposite directions from row to row. Sew the rows together. Wait to press the row seams until after you have arranged the blocks.

Seam allowances are 1/4˝ unless otherwise noted. 5 Continue sewing until all the blades are sewn together in pairs. Sew the pairs together in a circle. 1 Use the pattern (page 38) to make a pressing template from 2 layers of freezer paper (see Making Freezer-Paper Templates, page 76). Press the template to the wrong side of a Dresden blade. 2 Spray a little of the spray starch into a small cup. With the paintbrush, paint the rounded edges with spray starch. Using the tip of your iron or a small craft iron, press the rounded Dresden edges over the freezer-paper template.

Quilt as desired. Bind the edges (see Binding, page 77). 4 Sew sashing rows to the block rows as shown in the diagram. Then sew the side setting triangles to the ends of the block rows. Press toward the sashing. The corner triangles will be added after all the rows are sewn together. 5 Sew the rows together, pressing seams toward the sashing rows. It’s easier to sew a group of 3 rows together and a group of 4 rows together. Then sew the 2 groups together. Add the corner triangles last. Quilt assembly with borders 48 Fresh Family Traditions Inspired by Fabric Color Being influenced by color is a part of everyday life.

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