25connections

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Get ready to roll your dice!

In July 2016, we started a new Coincidental Connections project with the motto  "25connections" as a web freebie open and free of charge for everyone!

This activity is over.

 

Our idea

Every other week, we will publish the instructions for designing one of 25 blocks. The connections between the individual - in this case square - blocks as well as a set of rules for designing patterns within each block are determined by rolling a dice.

You are absolutely free to use whatever textile technique(s) you prefer for your blocks and choose your favorite set of fabrics (or other textile and non-textile materials), whether monochrome, mix & match or all in a tumble using up your scraps. 

In the course of one year you can join your individually designed and crafted blocks to create an attractive and unique sampler quilt.

 

Our objective

The objective of this entertaining and challenging project is to collect design instructions which you probably wouldn‘t have chosen yourself or - even better - seem, at first glance, to be impossible to combine.

Challenges and difficult situations make us stretch and grow, in real life as in quilting!

 

How it works

Don't worry! It's much easier than it sounds. We have included more explanations in the enclosed PDF:

25c_c00_en.pdf

And if you still have questions, just write us an e-mail to info@quilt-around-the-world.com. We're always happy to help!

 

How you can participate

EVERYONE is welcome to participate! We invite all quilters, who are eager to try out something new, no matter whether you are beginner, occasional quilter or professional textile artist, to participate in our 25connections project, to roll the dice and design your unique coincidental sampler quilt.

You don't have to register and you just need software to view PDF documents (e.g. Acrobat Reader), a regular dice with six sides, paper, a pencil, possibly a ruler and coloured pencils.

There are no fixed dates or deadlines. However, we'd love to receive photos of your sketches, sewn blocks - and in the end - also your finished coincidence quilt to publish them in our 25connections online gallery.

And best of all: 25connections is FREE OF CHARGE!

 

Curious? Then stay tuned....

 

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