501 Quilt Blocks

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Allen & Unwin, 1995
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Contents

Section 1
14
Section 2
20
Section 3
21
Section 4
22
Section 5
22
Section 6
28
Section 7
32
Section 8
37
Section 18
178
Section 19
206
Section 20
213
Section 21
223
Section 22
229
Section 23
233
Section 24
246
Section 25
248

Section 9
56
Section 10
60
Section 11
64
Section 12
76
Section 13
77
Section 14
82
Section 15
137
Section 16
153
Section 17
171
Section 26
249
Section 27
250
Section 28
251
Section 29
258
Section 30
281
Section 31
283
Section 32
287
Section 33
291
Copyright

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Page 297 - AAAB unit (3 times); join 2 of the units to make the left section. Make EFE unit; attach D pieces to each side, add C to top. Make HI and HIr units and join with G. Make JE and JrE units and sew to sides of GHI unit; join this unit to top section. Add AAAB unit to the top section, then add C. Join left and right sections to complete the block.
Page 307 - If you really want to use a particular fabric that doesn't fit this description, try it; it may work with careful handling. Heavy fabric, such as velvets and corduroys, are probably too cumbersome to manage for small blocks. In choosing patterns, don't limit yourself to tiny prints or solids. Some mediumand large-scale prints are very interesting cut into little pieces.
Page 311 - Illustration S-2). Now, connect the points as shown in Illustration S-3; then draw the lines you need for the block as you see in Illustration S4. The heavy lines are the lines you need to make the simplest eight-pointed star. The dotted lines give you some other ideas Sl S-3 of how this block can be made even more interesting.
Page 167 - C63 This block is a combination of piecing and applique. Cut E and H pieces full size; Santa's nose and moustache are appliqued over them. Make BC unit and add A pieces to each side. Sew H pieces to E, add D pieces and join with top section. Make and join FGH and HGrF units, and add to top section. Then applique nose and mustache. Use beads or buttons for eyes.
Page 311 - S-3 of how this block can be made even more interesting. EMBROIDERY Many of our blocks are embellished with embroidery. A few stitches can add just the right accent and extra texture. The illustrations below and on the following page show how to execute stem stitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy stitch, chain stitch, French knot, herringbone stitch, and feather stitch.
Page 132 - B74 Applique figures onto background fabric. We found some fabric printed with a small fish design and used it for the fish applique. Plain fabric, of course, will also work well. Embroider the pole and the fishing line with stem stitch. BOY FEEDING DUCK FISHERMAN APPLIQUE Sunbonnets B75 Applique figure onto background fabric.
Page 138 - CrD seam. (See page 309 for information on mitering.) Make IH and IrH units and sew to G. Make DED unit, then add F pieces to adjoining sides. Join DEF unit with GHI unit; add JCD to left side and JrCrD to right side. Applique B piece to A piece (2 times).
Page 173 - BDEB units. (See page 309 for mitering directions.) Sew A pieces to sides of first section. Make GHG unit and add to top section. Make horizontal rows, beginning with JBBJr and ending with KLLLLKr; join the rows. Join I and Ir to each side. Piece BEEEBBErErErB and add to previous unit. Attach to top. C76 Make and join ACB and DBBB units.

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