TASTER: Squares on Squares with Jennie Rayment
FREE Tasters (Quilting) • Educational, G, 29-Nov-2019
This stitch flip technique usually leaves lots of triangles for you to use up. You could do this in the borders, but Jennie has another great idea to share with you.
Jennie has used red and green, which are Christmas colors, but this isn’t essential. In her workshop, she has worked out how to avoid all the waste associated with the stitch/flip method of patchwork.
If you made four blocks such as she is holding, you could put them together in the barn raising diamond format. It would be the stunning center of a quilt.
Jennie also comes up with various designs that are bound to start you thinking!
If you don’t like all that marking, then the Ultimate Seam Guide may be your gadget. It will also work out that 3/8th’s too available through the shop.
And don’t waste your thread saver. You can check out what you can make with those little bits with just a bit of planning: Leaders & Enders and Valerie called this one a Rainbow Quilt – change the small squares to be a consistent color (i.e., in her case blue) and the background squares can then be various colors, you don’t need to stick to plain fabrics either).
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