are a safe place to begin. With RST, line up the long bias edge of a #3 triangle with one side of the pieced unit. The Quilter's Planner A Quilter A Plan More finished quilts Country Holiday Christmas Barn 23" Panel by Timeless Treasures Click here for more Christmas panels. For the back of the quilt I used some larger pieces of my stash. Square in a square blocks are used a dozen times in its construction. For even more blocks to make. Cut your inner and outer squares in half diagonally. There are plenty of specialty rulers available to help with this, but you certainly dont need them. Trim the dog ears and press. The dashed lines you see are the placement lines for Patch #1. Gently press the block. It works for paperpiecing, too! I had been collecting bits and pieces of the C S since the line first came out but it was not until I started this project that I realized how well it all works together. The main thing to remember with fussy cutting is your seam allowances. Sew a 1/4 in from the edge. I have used prints block
from just about every Cotton Steel line (including some of their new Garland line which has just come out). Stitch from the printed side, starting before and ending after the solid stitching line. Both of these caught my attention! For bigger blocks, the paper patterns need to be taped together. B 2 2 4-7/8 sq C 3 2 6-3/8sq Grid Size 5 na Cut all the #2 and #3 squares in half once on the diagonal to create four triangles each. I use and recommend, carol Doak's Foundation Paper.
Economy quilt block paper pieced: Richard r johnson phd
Sample Block: 6 6-1/2" unfinished Grid size: 3" Reduce your stitch length to 15-18 stitches per inch for paperpiecing.This reduced stitch length perforates the paper more making its removal at the end easier.
Economy quilt block paper pieced: Easy method of loading leaves into paper bags
The first patch is cut to its exact size. Quarter square triangles, and repeat for all four sides. And trim with your rotary cutter. This establishes your seam allowance and perfect placement for the next patch. I must admit for a brief another word for paper money little bit I was thinking that I might hold onto the blocks and wait till the next line comes out and add more to the quilt. But in the spirit of getting things finished.
The rest of the patches are over-sized to make their placement virtually foolproof.I suggest tape and not gluestick.