By Pam Goecke Dinndorf

Have you ever constantly felt anxious approximately picking shades on your quilts? well known development clothier Pam Dinndorf is helping you step as much as colour self belief and escape of the drab duvet doldrums for strong. find out how to use the colour wheel to choose materials and the way firstly a wide staff of materials and nil in speedy at the ones that glance top together.
·Make 6 daring quilts in Pam’s signature colors
·Get solutions to commonly asked questions like the best way to rescue quilts that glance too flat or too busy
·Foreword via textile and duvet clothier Kaffe Fassett

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The blocks may not turn out as expected, or perhaps you see something develop that you want to exploit in future blocks. For most quilts, there will be opportunities to make fabric or color decisions at many different points in the construction process. Cutting as you go will give you more flexibility and opportunity to discover something wonderful. Feel free to use as many fabrics and coordinates from the collection as you choose, but be sure to select some additional fabrics containing the hues just to the right or left (or both) of the collection colors on the color wheel.

Repeat to make 3 units for each row. Subcut rectangles. 3. Assemble units A, B, and C into the 43/8˝ × 43/8˝ squares diagonally to create 2 half-square triangles from each. 9 rows, following the diagram. For oddnumbered rows, press seam allowances toward the right; for even-numbered rows, press them toward the left. Binding: 4. Sew together the rows and press „„ Subcut Cut 7 strips 21/4˝ × width of fabric. the seam allowances toward the bottom of the quilt. QUILT CONSTRUCTION 5. Use your favorite methods to layer, quilt, and bind the quilt.

The other fabrics merely fill in between the secondary colors. The triangles are deliberately extremely varied in hue and print to add life and sparkle. 48 Border 4: Scraps within a single hue totaling 1/2 yard; scrappier is better COLORIFIC CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS Center rectangle: Cut 1 rectangle 41/2˝ × 121/2˝. Borders: „„ Border 1: Cut 4 rectangles 41/2˝ × 161/2˝. „„ Border 2: Cut 4 rectangles 41/2˝ × 281/2˝. „„ Border 3: Cut 4 rectangles 41/2˝ × 401/2˝. Cut 6 pieces 41/2˝ × width of fabric. Trim the selvage edges.

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