Sawtooth

Pieced Sawtooth

This interesting block is based on a 3 by 3 grid which makes it effectively a Nine Patch block. It is not really difficult to make, but the size necessary for the Labyrinth quilt makes it a very fiddly business and requires “aggravated accuracy” in cutting and sewing. The block is made up of 9 small half-square triangles and a larger half-square triangle the same size as the nine triangles when sewn together... (20 April 2011)

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Labyrinth

Labyrinth

Scraps have played a prominent role here at Quilt around the World almost from the very beginning. You only have to read the articles in the Scrap Management book (A book at Quilt around the World is a set of instructions with its own table of contents. Most books can be found in the projects section, but most articles in the technique section are also organized as books.) and you’ll know that we are really passionate about really small shapes cut from leftovers “normal” people would probably throw away... (14 April 2011)

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Displacement Activities

Thousand Pyramids

A displacement activity can occur in a situation where two different instincts conflict...

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Enhanced Sawtooth

Enhanced Sawtooth

This easy, but still interesting block is based on a 3 by 3 grid which makes it effectively a Nine Patch block. It is made up of a total of 18 half-square triangles...

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Rathauseck Quilt

Rathauseck Quilt

If you have read the Focus on Munich article, you will know where the inspiration for this quilt came from. If you haven't, let us tell you that, in the very centre of Munich, there is a long established shop where you can buy designer clothes, and also, at the rear of the building, all kinds of haberdashery and knitting yarn. The shop is called Ludwig Beck. In their marketing slogan, they call themselves “Ludwig Beck am Rathauseck” which means “at the corner of the town hall”.

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Author: 
Jutta Hufnagel
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