In this row Jennie uses a selection of fabrics for the trees and trunks – but again from Fat 1’4’s. This deep dark forest uses the Tri-Recs ruler which makes cutting fast and accurate. Jennie shows you how to cut one at a time, but you could use the rotary cutter to its potential by cutting lots at once!
The template also gives you really accurate piecing.
While you are making this row, think about how great this design would be as a border for another quilt. You could use scraps or just two colour and maybe drop the tree trunks.
The Tri-Recs ruler is particularly good for making the 54/40 Flight or Flight block which is featured in the background (top right hand side), and we do have a video on this in our archives, which you can enjoy by clicking here. Click here for row 7 – Cost Cottages Row of Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt.
Jennie reminds us that this quilt is Fat quarter friendly. So there are no excuses about not being able to use up your stash!
Jennie uses the Companion Angle and the Tri-Recs set of rotary cutting templates. These allow you to cut out your fabric quickly, easily and accurately with the rotary cut...
Delectable mountains made quickly and easily with the help of rotary cutting. The triangle ruler is an option since the unit to create is a half-square triangle (it does however give you accuracy right from the start) and Jennie says is saves you fabric in the long run!
The mountains need to be m...
Seminole patchwork is simple strip sewing and then cutting at a funny angle to give you some interesting shapes; most rulers have the 60 degree on them, so using your existing equpment shouldn’t be a problem.
Of course if you already have the 60 degree Diamond that is also an option.
You do need ...