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.
There are three of these to make and Jennie talks you through your options. She gives suggestions on how you might like to customize yours’ by adding curtains, roses and other stuff.
She loves to use the Companion Angle rotary cutting template for a couple of reasons – mainly because it saves you...
We’ve called this row 8 but in fact it does form part of row 7 with the cosy cottages. As usual with Jennie, we get lots of options and design ideas (in the next workshop we will be giving you even more design ideas for the snails trail block).
Simple to construct with a four patch centre, Jennie...
Jennie gets to create the gardens and path for this row. She takes the basic and classic Drunkard’s path pattern which could also be used as a clamshell. She shows you how easy it is to sew – just 5 pins to hold the curved shape into place.
The acrylic rotary cutting template keeps your fingers s...