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Thread: Help! Wedding Guest Book Quilt

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    Could this have been done using a jelly roll? But it seems like a lot of wasted fabric if you had to cut the jelly roll into those triangles.

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    Wonky blocks with a plain center square. I did this technique in a class, using the book "Twist 'N Turn: A Fun Way to Frame Quilt Blocks" , by Sharyn Squier Craig. It's OOP, but you can get a used copy on Amazon:


    http://www.amazon.com/Twist-Turn-Fra...nd+turn+quilts


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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyangel View Post
    Wonky blocks with a plain center square. I did this technique in a class, using the book "Twist 'N Turn: A Fun Way to Frame Quilt Blocks" , by Sharyn Squier Craig. It's OOP, but you can get a used copy on Amazon:


    http://www.amazon.com/Twist-Turn-Fra...nd+turn+quilts

    Thanks so much!!!!!!
    I'm going to make these for my children's friends to write messages on when we move. I got 1 1/2 years to finish 3 of them.
    Thanks,
    KarenR

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    One can draft this to almost any size one would like -

    If one doesn't have a quilt drafting program, one can use graph paper -


    After I get a pattern the way I like it, I cut the paper apart so I can glue the pieces on template plastic -
    leave about 3/5 inch spaces between the pieces (leave more if you are dealing with acute triangles) -
    glue the paper pieces down with rubber cement -
    then cut around the paper pieces leaving 1/4 inch seam allowance around the pattern pieces.
    I use my ruler and rotary cutter to do this.

    For the triangles - check to make sure that you leave enough room for the tails!!



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    It looks like a Twist n Turn block from Sharyn Craig's book by the same name.

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    I know I've got a similar pattern in one of my bazillion quilting books.

    Not sure of the exact size to cut, but you will basically take a rectangle piece of fabric that is about a 1/2" wider than the widest part of your border that you are going for. If your center block is cut at 5.5", I would probably cut a rectangle about 2.5-3" wide and about 6.5" long. You will cut this diagonally from one corner to the opposite corner. Attach these two pieces to opposite sides of your center block stitching to the bias cut you just made. You will need another rectangle cut the same way for the other two sides. May need to square up your final block to trim away any excess fabric.

    Hopefully this makes sense. Been a long day and I'm dog-tired.

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    Looks like the middle part of the Imperial gardens quilt I made!!

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    Thanks for starting this thread. I really like it and will surprise (hopefully) my children the month before we move with them.

    Not only did I order the book but I also ordered a Fat Quarter Book.

    KarenR

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