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Flirty Feathers

Natalia Bonner Stash Books ePub

FLIRTY FEATHERS

Swirled Flirty Feather

The Swirled Flirty Feather is very forgiving, making it a great place to start practicing your feathers. This design is shown on a single solid block, but the pattern is great in the negative space of a modern quilt or even as a border design. Have fun with this playful feather design.

STEP 1 Beginning in the lower left corner, stitch a single swirl spine with a feather on the end.

tip At this point, if you are comfortable and feel like you have good control over your machine, you can stitch back down the spine to the lower left corner. If you do not feel like you are ready to do that, simply stop, and then start stitching again in the lower left corner.

STEP 2 At the bottom left corner, bottom of the spine, begin stitching feathers. Stitch a single feather on the right side of the spine. Continue stitching feathers on the right side of the spine, filling in the block as much as possible.

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Medium 9781571204042

Dedication, Acknowledgments

M'Liss Rae Hawley C&T Publishing PDF

Dedication

To my parents, Josephine Walsh and Kenneth Ray Frandsen,

I lovingly dedicate this book.

Acknowledgments

I would like to thank—both personally and professionally— the following people and companies, who share my vision, enthusiasm, and love of quilting, and to express my gratitude for their contributions to the industry.

C&T Publishing: Amy Marson, Jan Grigsby, Darra Williamson,

Teresa Stroin, Christina D. Jarumay, Rose Sheifer-Wright,

Zinnia Heinzmann, and all the dedicated staff who continue to create wonderful books

Husqvarna Viking: Stan Ingraham and Nancy Jewell

Hoffman Fabrics: Sandy Muckenthaler

Quilters Dream Batting: Kathy Thompson

Robison-Anton Textile Company

The Electric Quilt Company: Penny McMorris

Peggy Johnson, the Keeper of the Blocks, who helped draft the patterns in the book with The Electric Quilt Company software

Friends Vicki, Peggy, Susie, and John and my sister, Erin, for the last-minute help with piecing and bindings

Tony Kowal, for continuing to be a source of inspiration and support, as well as a wonderful friend

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Medium 9781617451867

Harvest

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

harvest

A pieced center is surrounded by appliquéd pumpkins and leaves in this fall table topper.

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished table topper: 48½˝ × 48½˝ | finished block: 24˝ × 24˝

materials

Black: ⅓ yard for pieced center block

Assorted greens: ⅛ yard total for pieced center block and appliquéd leaves

Assorted golds, oranges, and rusts: 1 yard total for pieced center block and appliquéd leaves, pumpkins, and acorns

Black tone-on-tone: 2 yards for appliqué backgrounds and corner triangles

Brown: ½ yard for appliqué block borders

Assorted tans and browns: ⅛ yard total for appliquéd stems

Paper-backed fusible web: 1½ yards

Batting: 53˝ × 53˝

Backing and binding: 3⅛ yards

cutting

Cut from black:

1 square 4½˝ × 4½˝

20 squares 2½˝ × 2½˝

Cut from assorted greens:

4 rectangles 2½˝ × 4½˝

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Remake: Contrast-Sleeve Tee

Suzannah Hamlin Stanley Stash Books ePub

Remake

Contrast-Sleeve Tee

I like the trend of contrasting sleeves, but I’d much rather remake tees I already have than buy new ones. This project is an easy way to transform a basic, boring, short-sleeved crewneck tee into something way more fun. Try this with two loose tees, two lightweight tees, or two stretch tees for different looks and silhouettes. What a clever way to salvage a tee with a great texture or color when part of it gets stained or damaged!

You Will Need:

•Two tees, same size and fit

•Standard sewing supplies

•Walking foot (recommended)

Get It Done

1. On both tees, carefully cut away the sleeves, leaving the serged seam allowances on the body side of the tee.

2. Matching the shoulder seams and underside seams of the sleeve and armhole, pin together the right sides, turning the tee inside out and keeping the sleeve right side out.

3. At the machine, use a walking foot to prevent excess stretching, and stitch just inside the original serged seam on the main tee. (This is probably between ¼˝ [6mm] and ⅜˝ [9mm]).

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Medium 9781571205797

Everlasting Tree

Terrie Sandelin C&T Publishing PDF

EVERLASTING TREE

◆ FINISHED FOUNDATION:

6¾˝ × 8¼˝

◆ TIME:

2

HOURS

Full-size Everlasting Tree foundation pattern is on the pullout. Note: Foundation is rotated 90° after sewing is completed.

Portal, 11½˝ × 13˝, Terrie Sandelin, 2007

Fabric Requirements

Dark purple: 1⁄8 yard or scraps

Cream: 1⁄8 yard or scraps

Teal print: 1⁄8 yard or scraps

1

Pale purple print: ⁄8 yard or scraps

1

Dark purple print: ⁄8 yard or scraps

Mottled: 1⁄8 yard or scraps

Turquoise inner border: 1⁄8 yard

Dark green outer border: 1⁄4 yard

Backing: 1 fat quarter

Binding: 1⁄8 yard

Cutting Instructions

There is no quilt layout diagram for this miniature. As you place your triangle patches, alternate light and dark.

Triangles

Sashing strips

You may want to add an extra ½˝ to each half-square triangle strip length for minor cutting adjustments.

Pale purple print: Cut a strip

11⁄4˝ × 83⁄4˝.

Trim the half-square triangle dog ears using either The Ruler Method:

Trimming Half-Square Triangles, page 50, or the ¾˝ Finished Half-Square

Triangle patch template on the pullout.

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