By the Block: 18 Surprisingly Simple Quilts by Siobhan Rogers

By Siobhan Rogers

Easy, refined quilts sewn "by the block."

Winner of the 2015 Australian Craft Award - top New publication

Today's quilters have many calls for on their time yet nonetheless are looking to create appealing quilts. via the Block indicates the time-poor quilter tips to make refined, complex-looking quilts which are according to easy-to-assemble cover blocks. The 18 quilts within the booklet characteristic smooth textile offerings and shrewdpermanent layout, yet all use normal quilting recommendations which are in almost each quilter's ability set.
Author Siobhan Rogers has designed quilts starting from crib- to king-size for beds in addition to numerous huge tasks compatible for striking. 4 of the quilts have colorway adaptations that exhibit the flexibility of the elemental layout. The ebook is geared up based on approach akin to log cabins, half-square triangles, or curved piecing, yet each one venture deals a brand new twist at the conventional tools of piecing and developing quilts. a few of the cover blocks are outsized, which aid the quilter paintings successfully, and the writer deals extra timesaving tips.

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Sew these segments onto the 11/2˝-wide strips of Fabrics 5, 2, 4, and 3. Make the quarter-square triangle Big Tiles (page 8). Use 11/2˝-wide strips sewn into 2 sets each of Fabrics 2 and 3, and Fabrics 4 and 5. Cut the sets into 16 segments 11/2˝ wide in each of the 2 color combinations; then make the tiles from the segments. Make the corner triangle Big Tiles (page 10). Use 13/4˝-wide strips of Fabric 1 and 1˝-wide strips of Fabrics 6, 7, 8, and 9, sewn into 2 sets each of Fabrics 1 and 6, Fabrics 1 and 7, Fabrics 1 and 8, and Fabrics 1 and 9.

Press. Stitch the blocks and sashing together in rows. Press. 1 Merry Go Round block placement diagram and tiles 2 3 4 5 A Plain Big Tiles (8) 2 tiles each of Fabric 2, Fabric 3, Fabric 4, and Fabric 5 B Half-square triangle Big Tiles (28) 3 tiles each of Fabrics 1 and 6, Fabrics 1 and 7, Fabrics 1 and 8, and Fabrics 1 and 9 2 tiles each of Fabrics 2 and 8, Fabrics 3 and 6, Fabrics 4 and 9, Fabrics 5 and 7, Fabrics 6 and 9, and Fabrics 7 and 8 C D 1 tile each of Fabrics 1 and 2, Fabrics 1 and 3, Fabrics 1 and 4, and Fabrics 1 and 5 E Quilt instruction steps continued from page 55.

1½˝ × 23½˝ 1. Cut the fusible fleece or Fusible Volume Fleece into the following pieces: 1 piece 18˝ × 30˝ for laptop protective cover bag insert 18˝ × 30˝ 36˝ 1 piece 6˝ × 36˝ for interior pocket section 18˝ × 44˝ 8˝ × 6˝ 1 piece 6˝ × 8˝ for interior pocket section 1 piece 3˝ × 6˝ for fastening flap on laptop pocket 3˝ × 6˝ Fusible fleece cutting diagram 2 pieces 11/2˝ × 231/2˝ for bag handles 1 piece 11/2˝ × 351/2˝ for shoulder strap MAKE THE BAG Seam allowances are 1/4˝ unless otherwise noted.

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