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Thread: Little Twister Tutorial

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    Super Member jdiane318's Avatar
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    Here is a tutorial for the Little Twister. My first time and hope this helps answer questions for anyone who wants to try this method.

    5" blocks and 3" borders cut
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    sewing blocks into strips
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    blocks all sewn together.
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    borders added to blocks and pressed
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    Little Twister 3½" template
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    block after cutting with rotary cutter.
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    Placement of template for 2nd block of 1st row
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    all rows cut and marked.
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    sewing twister blocks together.
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    closer view of Dritz markers
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    graph paper layout
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    sewing strips together
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    1st block to cut by matching template lines with fabric seams.
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    1st row of block, cut using template in order
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    Place first block on top, bring next block up to sew to keep blocks in order
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    1st twister strip complete, do others 5 strips the same way
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    Layout of the 6 strips
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    Sewing twister strips together
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    Completed twister project before adding additional borders, if wanted
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    scraps leftover, the squares are 2½" inch that I make bowties from
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    I like your fabric, I don't think you are done posting yet. . . :?

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    Thanks for the great tute! Cute Fabric & nice job!!

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    Thank you for the tute! Now another thing...I am so bad. Where did you get the egg fabric?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gwenny
    Thank you for the tute! Now another thing...I am so bad. Where did you get the egg fabric?
    I got it at Joann's last week when it was 50% off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gwenny
    Thank you for the tute! Now another thing...I am so bad. Where did you get the egg fabric?
    Have you noticed that the variety of Easter fabric has been nothing compared to other years. I have been to Hobby Lobby, Joann's, the quilt shops and there just hasn't been a lot to choose from. I picked this because of the colors.

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    Thanks for the tute. Love your fabric choices. Very springy!

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    Thanks, I have used the Little Twister and made a mug rug, so much fun

    Thanks again for the tutorial

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    Very nicely done!

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    Thanks for the tute!!
    I've heard about waste but you could do a lot
    with those scraps! :D:D
    Thanks again, great tute~ Sue

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