By Angela Pingel
Follow the "Drunkard's Path" to curved piecing!
You'll notice an advent to curved piecing through one basic block--Drunkard's direction. writer Angela Pingel demonstrates how this unmarried block should be prepare in numerous styles that glance completely assorted in each mix. Drunkard's course can create a sinuous stunning line like its namesake or curved motifs that shape teardrops, arabesques, flora, and different discrete shapes.
Dive deep into the fundamentals of curved piecing after which discover quite a few initiatives together with substantial quilts, child quilts, pillows, and a desk runner. locate inspiring new how one can use that previous favourite, Drunkard's direction block, to create quilts that glance new and assorted. A Quilter's Mixology is the proper "next-step" ebook geared in the direction of intermediate quilters or quilters trying to find the following problem.
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6 Using your fingers, curl the wire around the round nose pliers to create a loop. 7 If you didn’t quite manage to create a precise circle, use your needle nose pliers to grasp the very tip of the loop and bend the wire such that the tip abuts the stem. – Wire cutter – Round nose pliers – Needle nose pliers Instructions 1 3 Using your scissors, cut the bread clamp in half longways. Drill a small hole at the top of each piece of the clamp. Step 1: Cut the clamp. Note: If necessary, use your wire cutters to trim any excess wire from the tip.
3 Position your template over a portion of your credit card that has interesting colors, designs, or funky images, and trace around the template with the permanent marker. 4 Repeat step 3 26 more times, marking a total of 27 tiles. MATERIALS: – 3 or more credit cards – China marker – Fine-point permanent marker – Sturdy X-ACTO knife – Ruler – 72 7mm jump rings – Scissors – 8-strand slide clasp (or any multistrand clasp that is 1 1/4 in. or longer) 5 Using your scissors, cut out each of the pieces.
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