By Victoria Findlay Wolfe
Scraps by no means seemed so sturdy! this is often improvisational piecing reinvented—learn find out how to create a special piece of "made-fabric" in exactly quarter-hour with Victoria Findlay Wolfe's improvisational scrap-piecing equipment, then comprise your made-fabric into conventional duvet blocks. As you play, you'll sharpen your layout abilities and find out about combining colours and prints in new ways...then watch your duvet layout emerge. become aware of simply how unique vintage blocks like Sawtooth famous person or Flying ducks may be, whilst they're built with extra spunk and spontaneity! contains eleven problem workouts to bolster your artistic muscle tissue, plus an inspirational duvet gallery.
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Extra resources for 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts: Made-Fabric Piecing,Traditional Blocks, Scrap Challenges
Her amazing color palette makes a playground for inspirational discoveries. When you look into each block, can you find color combinations that you like? What discoveries can you find that may lead you to your next quilt? The Weekend Scrapper Experiment After I made some 13˝ blocks using the fivesided technique and laid them out, I was curious about what would happen if I cut them into half-square triangles—I do love half-square triangles. Since there are no mistakes and I can always make more blocks, I happily sliced 12 blocks in half.
A A A A 2½˝ 4¾˝ 4¾˝ 4¾˝ B Ar Ar 4¾˝ A Ar C 4. Measure 21/2˝ along the top edge of the remaining 21/2˝ × 211/2˝ strip and cut from the bottom left corner to this mark. Do not use the small triangle in this block. 5. Make a parallel cut 43/4˝ from the cut in Step 4. Repeat to cut a total of 4 parallelograms (Ar) from the strip. Do not use the leftover small triangle in this block. 2½˝ 2½˝ Cut. 4¾˝ Ar Cut. 4¾˝ 4¾˝ Ar Cut. Ar Cut. 4¾˝ Ar Cut. 2½˝ Background fabric: Cut 1 square 51/4˝ × 51/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (B).
An oldie idea, but a goodie! People have been making quilts from clothing out of necessity for ages. Now the necessity is that we’re going green—use what you have! Consider making quilts from those soft, lusciousbut-outdated cotton garments you couldn’t bear to get rid of. And while you are at it, why stop at cottons? Buy a variety of fabrics on sale at thrift shops. My grandmother made quilts from leftover double knits, and I can tell you, they are still warm and in very good shape! 15 Minutes to Play and Contemplate Plaids, stripes, uniforms, suits, sheets … Sweaters, T-shirts … Jeans, flannel … Upholstery fabrics … What do you have that can be cut up and repurposed?
15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts: Made-Fabric Piecing,Traditional Blocks, Scrap Challenges by Victoria Findlay Wolfe