By Shabd Simon-Alexander
The glossy twist on tie-dye
Tie-dye has grown up and resurfaced as one among today's so much encouraged seems. no matter if dip-dye, shibori, ombré, or the conventional circle trend, the hot tackle tie-dye is extremely clean, trendy, and enjoyable. In Tie-Dye: Dye It, put on It, percentage It, acclaimed clothier and artist Shabd Simon-Alexander stocks her ideas for growing the leading edge types that make her personal hand-dyed assortment so renowned. choked with Shabd's layout secrets and techniques, colour information, specialist tips about making every bit especially your individual, and twenty-two step by step tasks for clothes, add-ons, and residential décor goods, this booklet will quickly have you ever developing subtle attire, leggings, scarves, tees, and extra. when you event tie-dye like this, you'll by no means ponder it an identical approach back!
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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.