By Siobhan Rogers

Uncomplicated, subtle quilts sewn "by the block."

Winner of the 2015 Australian Craft Award - most sensible New e-book

Today's quilters have many calls for on their time yet nonetheless are looking to create attractive quilts. through the Block exhibits the time-poor quilter easy methods to make refined, complex-looking quilts which are in keeping with easy-to-assemble cover blocks. The 18 quilts within the booklet function glossy textile offerings and shrewdpermanent layout, yet all use commonplace quilting concepts which are in almost each quilter's ability set.
Author Siobhan Rogers has designed quilts starting from crib- to king-size for beds in addition to a number of huge tasks compatible for placing. 4 of the quilts have colorway diversifications that convey the flexibility of the fundamental layout. The publication is geared up based on process equivalent to log cabins, half-square triangles, or curved piecing, yet every one venture deals a brand new twist at the conventional equipment of piecing and developing quilts. a number of the cover blocks are outsized, which aid the quilter paintings successfully, and the writer bargains extra timesaving suggestions.

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Stitch a ⅜" seam. Press open the seam allowances. 5 With right sides together, pin the short ends of the Neck Binding together. Stitch. 8 Trim the seam allowance and press the binding to the inside along the seam. With the garment wrong side out, pin and stitch close to the outer fold of the binding. Trim the seam allowance and press the binding to the inside along the seam. THE TANK TOP: ALICE 43 With the garment wrong side out, pin and stitch close to the outer fold of the binding. 10 Press up a ⅝" hem, folding it in at the points as shown.

_____________ FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, KEEP A RECORD OF THESE OTHER SIZES LISTED BELOW PATTERN SIZE: Dress_______________ Shirt________________ Skirt______________ Coat______________ SEWING BASICS 21 Locate the pattern you’d like to make and double-click on it to open it. 2 A1. com Place on FOLD GR 2E BY A M Y BA R I C K M A N 1B 1B 1C 1C XL L M S 2E 2D 2D S 2B 2B 1A 1A XXL 2A 2A XXL XL L M S 1 A1 cutting line XL XXL TANK (A) FRONT Cut 1 on FOLD S M L 2B 2B Place on FOLD XXL XL L M S 14 lengthen/shorten line 2A 2A Copyright ©2014 by Amy Barickman All rights reserved.

Gather the top edge of the scarf if desired. Baste the scarf to the tank, and proceed with Step 11. C O NT R AS T AN B I N D I NG C E L BT U BE S A1 VAR IAT IO N T he Alice tank top takes a decidedly flow-y turn when the bottom pieces are replaced by a single wrapped vintage scarf. FAB R I C AN D N OTI O N S NOTE: Choose a scarf made of fabric that is • Straight pins fairly substantial in weight, one that drapes nicely and is not considerably lighter than the bodice fabric. • Scissors • For bodice: ½ yard 45" fabric (Size S), ⅞ yard 45" fabric (Sizes M, L), 1 yard 45" fabric (Sizes XL, XXL); or ½ yard 60" fabric (All sizes) • For contrasting Neck and Arm Bindings: ⅝ yard fabric, any width (All sizes) • For lower tank: large square, or almost square, new or vintage scarf (All sizes) NOTE: The circumference of the lower edge of your finished bodice needs to be approximately the same as the measurement of the upper edge of your scarf.

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