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Old 08-09-2020, 03:50 PM
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This technique was shown at our virtual guild meeting this weekend so I thought I'd give it a try.

It is called Interleaved Quilts and it was quite fun, only took 4 fat quarters, a backing, batting and some fusible graph interfacing if you've got it. Otherwise, you can draw the lines on.

Here is the link to the tutorial Interleave Quilts

What I learned....
-take your time figuring out the colour placement. I didn't and ended up with the same fabric whre there should have been contrast
-keep going even when it looks like no pattern is happening.
-cut your strips one at a time. Takes more time, but you don't get mixed up.
-have 2 cutting boards so you don't have to move your fabric.
-make an x at the top of your batting so you know which way is the top at the start.
-for your first one, try an easier one like a curve...I, of course, had to do the difficult one with diagonal lines for my first try. I will never learn.

Anyhow...even though it has its problems, I still think it turned out OK for a first try. So, give this a shot and post your pics!
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Old 08-09-2020, 04:21 PM
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Thanks for the link to this interesting technique
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Old 08-09-2020, 04:26 PM
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Very cute!
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Old 08-09-2020, 08:39 PM
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Very nice. I love making these. They are so much fun.
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Old 08-10-2020, 02:48 AM
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Interesting technique!
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Old 08-10-2020, 05:05 AM
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I have had this technique bookmarked for a long time. Thanks for bringing it back to the top of the bucket list. Just one question--how big was your final piece?
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Wow, that's cool!
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Old 08-10-2020, 06:24 AM
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Very interesting technique. I especially liked the example using triangles.
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Old 08-10-2020, 08:05 AM
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Better than OK! Good for you for trying something new, too. I like it!
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Old 08-10-2020, 11:04 AM
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Wow!!! I love this technique. And the link is perfect. I just messaged myself with the info so I can remember where to find it. For anyone who uses an iPad, not sure if you know but you can message yourself With all kinds of things, I do it consistently since my mind has totally disappeared during the last 5 months plus of not being able to almost go anywhere😬😬😬😬

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