Surprising Designs from Traditional Quilt Blocks
Unlock the design potential of traditional quilt blocks by using simple principles of color and value placement. You'll be amazed at the incredible number of designs you can find hidden within a single block. Includes: -- 110 variations on 10 block designs, step-by-step quilt planning, and easy-to-use charts-- Plans for four basic quilt designs -- repeat block, alternate block, strippy, and medallion-- Advice on playing with values to dramatically change the look of your blocks-- A magic formula for determining fabric amounts without complicated math
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Designing a Quilt
Choosing a Quilt Block
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accent fabrics allowances are included amount of fabric Art Quilts block pieces Block side border block pattern Border Width Length Carol Doak Easy center block pattern center medallion color corner setting triangles Creating Block Patterns cut a square Danbury dark fabric dark pieces design board Desired Size 83 diagonal measurement Donna Lynn Thomas Example Width Length fabric placement finished block focus fabric Fure green line Judy Hopkins Karen DeVries Length Desired Quilt Length Width Length light fabric Machine quilted mattress medium fabric Mimi Dietrich Number of Blocks number of quilt On-Point Set Outer Border Width pieces Seam allowances pillow tuck Place the dark primary block pattern quilt block Quilt Example Width quilt plan Quilt Size 83 quilt surface quilt top quilted by Karen secondary block pattern secondary pattern side setting triangles single block strippy design surprising designs total yardage Watercolor Magic whole-cloth border Width Length Desired Width Length Width Wisconsin