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308 for applique 309 for help 309 for mitering 4-inch square AA unit ABC unit add A pieces add F add G add H add strips add to top background fabric basket BB unit beads for eyes Block Patterns border bottom section CDC unit center section complete the block Cut a 4-inch D pieces DD unit edge Embroider F pieces four-patch French knots ground fabric horizontal rows inch Join rows join the rows join the units join units knots or beads left side nine-patch opposite sides pieces in place pieces to sides quilt blocks remaining sides right side rows to complete sashing satin stitch seam allowances section to complete Sew B pieces sides of center square plus seam STAR stem stitch top and bottom top row top section unit and add unit and attach unit and join unit and sew YOUNG AT HEART
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.