By Gerri Robinson
Esteemed trend clothier Gerri Robinson indicates how one can flip usual precut materials into notable initiatives for domestic decor.
Find 18 engaging patchwork styles that use five» and 10» squares, 2½» strips, fats quarters, and fats eighths
Create vintage designs and open up new probabilities on your favourite precuts in achieving a managed or scrappy look
Get plenty of innovations with attention-grabbing initiatives in a number of sizes, together with mattress and lap quilts, framed items, pillows, and cushions.
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Then sew the rows together and press the seam allowances in one direction. 2 Join the white 1½"-wide strips end to end. Measure and cut the inner-border strips; then sew them to the quilt top. Press the seam allowances toward the inner border. 3 Repeat to add the orange 6½"-wide outer-border strips. Press the seam allowances toward the outer border. Finishing the Quilt For detailed instructions, refer to “Quiltmaking Basics” on page 7. 1 Layer the quilt top, batting, and backing; baste the layers together.
Cut two strips the length of that measurement. Mark the center of the quilt edges and the border strips. Pin the borders to the sides of the quilt top, matching the centers and ends. Sew the borders in place, easing as necessary. Press the seam allowances toward the border strips. Measure the width of the quilt top through the middle, including the side borders just added. Cut two border strips to that measurement. Mark and pin the borders to the top and bottom of your quilt; then sew them as described for the side borders.
From each of 8 assorted light squares, cut: 1 square, 4½" x 4½" (8 total) From the assorted dark and medium squares, cut a total of: 20 rectangles, 2½" x 4½" 56 squares, 2½" x 2½" From the cream solid, cut: 2 rectangles, 4½" x 12½" 2 rectangles, 4½" x 8½" 8 rectangles, 2½" x 4½" 8 squares, 2½" x 2½" From the dark-rose wool, cut: 2 large flowers From the medium-rose wool, cut: 4 large flowers 4 small flowers From the medium-green wool, cut: 4 large leaves From the light-green wool, cut: 8 small leaves From the gold wool, cut: 6 large circles 4 small circles From the framing or binding fabric, cut:* 2 border strips, 2" x 42" *For binding, cut 2 strips, 2½" x 42" TECHNIQUES USED • Flying-Geese Units (page 7) • Square-in-a-Square Units (page 7) • Wool Appliqué (page 8) Making the Star Blocks 1 Sew four dark or medium 2½" squares together to make a four-patch unit.
A cut above: turn charm squares, strips, and more into beautiful patchwork by Gerri Robinson