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By Alissa Haight Carlton

During this inspiring booklet, quilting mavericks Alissa and Kristen chronicle their year-long «virtual» quilting bee. Twelve chapters (one for every month) show off the designs of todays best smooth quilters in addition to easy-to-follow directions, so that you can reinvent their paintings on your personal signature kind. better of all, with this e-book in hand, youll have every thing you must begin your individual on-line quilting bee and revel in participating with different textile fans around the globe.

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Pin the wedge circle to the background wedges, a scant 1/4˝ from the edge. square, centering it on the square, and appliqué (page 108) the circle to the background. On this block we used a machine zigzag stitch, but you don’t have to. You can machine sew it on with a straight stitch or even sew it by hand. If you do zigzag stitch, take care that the zigzag overlaps the circle edge to the background fabric. Set your stitch to a medium width. 4. Press under the outside edge, using the stitching line as a guide.

This whimsical spin on a traditional block resulted in a truly beautiful quilt. The aqua and red color scheme, combined with the small-scale patterned fabric, perfectly complements this block. How to Make a Modern Dresden Plate Block 58 Block Party—The Modern Quilting Bee The technique we present for making this block is traditional, but the fabric choices and block setting give it a modern look. The bee members all appliquéd their circular “plates” to the block backgrounds using a machine zigzag stitch.

I encountered many quilt blocks throughout the bee that I’d wanted to try beforehand, but the prospect of making a whole quilt of them had been too daunting. The same applies for color and fabrics. Each participant has such a unique and wonderful eye for color that opening each package and completing the blocks was a real pleasure. I received combinations of fabric I would never have thought to put together and marveled at how beautiful they looked. I experimented with new techniques such as rawedge appliqué, and I even completed my first-ever Dresden Plate.

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