By DRG Publishing
Every body who loves Log Cabin blocks will love possessing this ebook! not just does it contain the conventional Log Cabin Block (in 4 sizes), it takes the Log Cabin out of the earlier and right into a new artistic realm of leading edge block layout. we have now twisted the logs and altered the standard oblong strip shape-making this the main interesting choice of Log Cabin blocks ever! now we have integrated new pictorial blocks the place the logs develop into flora, homes, hearts, birdhouses, baskets, a cat, a bunny, a tree or even an decoration. we have certainly stretched the definition of a Log Cabin block being strips (or logs) extra round a middle sq.. utilizing the basis technique for piecing, the quilter does not need to fear approximately precise slicing of any bizarre shapes or tedious matching of issues. items are further to a paper or muslin beginning utilizing a stitch-and-flip-open process the place all you need to do is sew at the line. now we have additionally integrated directions for making plans and completing quilts utilizing Log Cabin blocks so you should be capable of effectively entire your individual certain duvet. If a quilter loves Log Cabin blocks and paper/foundation piecing, those blocks will convey hours of delight and pleasure quilters of all ability degrees.
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With older machines, more finessing will be needed. To sew, start stitching on the side of the shape, not a point or corner. Sew around the entire shape until you get back to the starting point. Lock off the stitch, pull the threads to the back, and trim, or trim the threads flush with the top. Take care at the starts and stops so they blend seamlessly into one another. Some Blanket stitch Feather Stitch A feather stitch gives the edge of the shape a spiky look, which can accent everything from rose stems (think thorns) to a fantasy shape from your imagination.
Make sure you glue the center of the strip down. Then proceed with the other appliqué shapes on the block. When using bias tape on a particularly curvy design, use a hot, dry iron to “train” the 60 To train the tape to curve, hold the tape with your nonironing hand. Gently stretch and force the curve, pressing as you go. The Modern Appliqué Workbook A piece of bias tape that has been trained. It will hold this shape and be easier to glue to the background fabric. If the pattern is more casual, you can determine placement as you go.
An asymmetrical pattern is directional—the back is the reverse or mirror image of the front. The bird in Birds (page 81) and the flames in Flame (page 87) are asymmetrical. In this case, the finished appliqué will be the opposite of the pattern unless you reverse the pattern before cutting your fabric. 56 The Modern Appliqué Workbook NOTE Some patterns reverse the templates for you. Read the pattern to see if it has been reversed. If it has, then you don’t need to do anything but trace the pattern on the freezer paper and continue as usual.
101 Log Cabin Blocks: With Full-Size Patterns for Paper Or Foundation Piecing by DRG Publishing