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ColourPlay

ColourPlay

Here, we present an interesting alternative use of Jelly Rolls: An abstract geometric „ColourPlay“ design for a triptych wallhanging solely made with precut fabric strips and inspired by the famous Bauhaus artists and architects. 

MYoD - Week 03 - juhu

MYoD - Week 03 - juhu

User name of the quilter: juhu

Name of the exercise: Coincidence Quilt - Part 1 (calendar week 03)

Turmoil

Turmoil

The Turmoil quilt combines a well-known cut twice/sew twice technique and free motion quilting to express movement, speed and – nomen est omen – turmoil...

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Practice makes perfect (?)

Practice makes perfect (?)

Free-motion machine quilting is a skill which needs practice. A lot of practice. Different patterns or motifs require a variety of “techniques”, e. g. corners vs curves, continuous lines vs self-contained motifs, evenly spaced vs randomly placed lines etc...

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Do You Remember the Seagreen Quilt?

Seagreen

Quite some time ago we presented the Seagreen project, a quilt designed to showcase several different feather handquilting motifs...

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A Quilted Bridge

A Quilted Bridge

This year, two of our favourite textile-related museums, the Jen Jones Welsh Quilt Centre in Lampeter, Wales, and the American Museum in Britain in Bath, England, have joined forces to stage a memorable exhibition...

Spitzenstücke Assembly

Spitzenstücke Assembly

The Spitzenstücke quilt consists of four major blocks of differently sized rectangles which don’t present a huge challenge, as such, as most of the sewing is straight piecing. The only difficult part is the set in pieces in block A. If you don’t like setting in pieces, we suggest that you simply cut shape A into two pieces to make the sewing easier. Measurements are given for the version with the inset piece...

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Spitzenstücke

Spitzenstücke

This small wall quilt was sewn entirely with fabrics dyed with a technique called Sun-printing, a fun technique which whips up intricate patterns on fabric as if by magic. However, if you don’t have sun-printed fabrics at hand, don’t despair: This pattern lends itself beautifully to showcase any group of fabrics with interesting or contrasting patterns...

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143 Pyramids Assembly

143 Pyramids Assembly

The 143 Pyramids quilt is a so called One Patch Quilt, i.e. a quilt whose “blocks” are un-pieced identical geometric fabric shapes. The simplest shape is probably the square, but there are one patch quilts made up of rectangles, trapezoids (in the quilting world sometimes called “tumbler”), apple core shapes, and many more...

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143 Pyramids

143 Pyramids (Detail)

The name 143 Pyramids quilt alludes to a well known one block quilt layout called One Thousand Pyramids. The 1000 Pyramids pattern is a so called one patch quilt layout which means that each individual block consists of only one patch or one piece of cut fabric. Set side by side, a 1000 Pyramids quilt appears to consist of such a multitude of pyramids that its ambitious name seems quite appropriate...

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