By Ellen Luckett Baker
During this follow-up to 1,2,3 stitch, specialist seamstress and craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker bargains her specific construction block method of quilting. She offers 24 tasks in teams of 3, each one workforce concentrating on a unique form and talent set. Readers grasp the elemental shapes of quilting; squares, rectangles, triangles, hexagons, cirlces, plants, stars and diamonds, and multiply their stitching abilities as they pass. each one bankruptcy begins with anything small and straightforward, then strikes into an intermediate undertaking and ends with a full-sized duvet.
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If you have a layout that you like better, don’t hesitate to deviate from the pattern. Sew the blocks together in columns, and then sew the columns together, pinning and aligning seams. STEP 3: MAKE THE QUILT BACKING, AND ASSEMBLE AND FINISH THE QUILT. Following the instructions in Putting the Quilt Together (see page 13), make the quilt backing. 5 by 193 cm. Then layer the quilt batting between the backing and the quilt top to form the quilt sandwich, baste the 54 1,2,3 QUILT these blocks are rotated 180 degrees fig.
Use these alternate measurements for a perfectly neat 15½-in/39-cm block as shown in figure A. In addition to using the exact measurements shown in figure B, you can also put each block together in the same order for a consistent look. 5 cm 15½ in/39 cm Following the instructions in Putting the Quilt Together (page 13), make the quilt backing, add the quilt batting, baste the quilt sandwich, and quilt it. If using a solid backing, the center piece should be 40 by 80 in/102 by 203 cm, and the two side pieces should be 20 by 80 in/50 by 203 cm, each.
B SQUARES 35 36 1,2,3 QUILT HOW-TO: SQUARE UP BLOCKS Squaring up your blocks is a simple process, but one that is necessary to achieve accuracy in your quilts. Of course, not all blocks will be square, but your blocks do need to be the size called for in the quilt pattern instructions. Often fabric may pull when pressed or otherwise become skewed as you work. If one quilt block is a different size from the others, it could throw off your entire design. I find that even when I have sewn accurate ¼-in/6-mm seams throughout my piecing, it is still helpful to stop and square up the blocks and trim excess fabric.
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