By Elizabeth Hartman

Bored with stitching the usual blocks? Here’s what you’ve been looking ahead to: a bonanza of seventy five sleek cover blocks from best-selling smooth fashion designer Elizabeth Hartman. You’ll love those clean angular designs encouraged by way of urban existence, and the mix-and-match percentages are unending! Elizabeth will get you began with 6 entire sampler quilts to stitch. each one block is proven in three various textile palettes. The publication comprises easy-to-follow slicing charts and directions for each block. a few have vast freezer-paper templates. swap up blocks, sizes, or materials to embark on a unlimited exploration of contemporary variety.

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Trim away the surplus cloth to go away a 1/4˝ seam allowance. Press the seam open. seventy four Patchwork urban 5˝ × 8˝ Blocks Make the Block Make the heart Unit C A C For Steps 1 and a pair of, seek advice from stitching Diagonal Seams. 1. position a section B on best of a bit A. Mark and stitch the D A B C diagonal seam. determine a 2. position the remainder piece B on most sensible of the remainder A determine a B determine b B A C determine c piece A. Mark and stitch the diagonal seam. determine b three. stitch 2 pieces C to every unit AB. four. stitch piece D among the 2 pieced units ABC. determine c Make the part devices 1. stitch 2 items F to every piece E. determine d F H F H G E G H F determine d E H determine e F determine f 2. stitch 2 items H to every piece G. determine e three. stitch a unit EF to the suitable aspect of a unit GH. this can be the F left-side unit. determine f four. stitch a unit EF to the left aspect of a unit GH. this is often the right-side unit. determine g end the Block E F H G H determine g H G H F C B C D E C F F A A E B C F H G H determine h stitch the left and correct aspect devices to the heart unit. determine h exchange rules 5˝ × 8˝ Blocks seventy five Waterfront cloth standards and slicing B F D C A E B Patchwork urban B F A F D seventy six B E D A F B C D B Piece quantity to chop dimension to chop A three 11/2˝ × 31/2˝ B 6 11/2˝ × 11/2˝ C 2 11/2˝ × 2˝ D four 2˝ × 21/2˝ E 2 11/2˝ × 11/2˝ F four 11/2˝ × 21/2˝ All seams are sewn with a 1/4˝ seam allowance and pressed open. 5˝ × 8˝ Blocks Make the Block 1. stitch 2 pieces B to every piece A to create 3 units AB. B determine a 2. stitch 2 items D to every piece C to create 2 units CD. A B B A A C B B D D determine b three. stitch 2 items F to every piece E to create 2 units EF. determine c B determine a four. stitch jointly the pieced devices. determine d D C D F D C E D F determine b B A B F E F B A B F E F B A B F E F determine c D C D determine d exchange principles 5˝ × 8˝ Blocks seventy seven Meow cloth standards and slicing Piece quantity to chop measurement to chop A 6 11/2˝ × 31/2˝ B 2 21/2˝ × 21/2˝ C three 21/2˝ × 21/2˝ D 2 11/2˝ × 51/2˝ All seams are sewn with a 1/4˝ seam allowance and pressed open. A D A A B C seventy eight A Patchwork urban A A B C C stitching DIAGONAL SEAMS D Align the two items of material with correct facets jointly. Use a material marker to attract the diagonal seam line as proven within the diagram. stitch alongside the marked line. Trim away the surplus textile to depart a 1/4˝ seam allowance. Press the seam open. 5˝ × 8˝ Blocks Make the Block For Steps 2 and three, seek advice from stitching Diagonal Seams. A A A 1. stitch jointly 2 items A. Repeat to make A A B B A 3 units A. determine a 2. position a bit B on most sensible of a unit A. Mark and stitch determine a determine b determine c the diagonal seam. determine b A A A A A A three. position the remainder piece B on most sensible of a unit A. Mark and stitch the diagonal seam. be aware that this seam is the reflect photo of the single in Step 2. figure c four. stitch jointly the two devices AB and the remainder A A A A A B A B C B determine d B C C determine e unit A. determine d five. stitch jointly items C.

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