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Old 12-02-2015, 02:16 PM
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I need some advice. I'd like to make a tilted block but am not sure how to tilt them. It's kind of like the tilted 4 patch on Quilters cache. I've seen ways of sewing strips onto the sides of the block and then trimming them down instead of sewing triangles onto the side. Any suggestions? Thanks everyone.
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Old 12-02-2015, 02:37 PM
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I use a square ruler to trim the strips. I just "eyeball" the tilt.
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Old 12-02-2015, 02:51 PM
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Oh boy! I'm not very good at eyeballing but I think I might give it a try. Thanks for your help.
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Old 12-02-2015, 03:45 PM
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It is all illusion! You can designste a mark on each side of the ruler to keep it uniform on the corners. Just experiment.
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Old 12-02-2015, 04:24 PM
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I refer to them as wonky.
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I cut a square out of template plastic. The size i wanted it to be. I put a dot in the center. Placed it over th
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Old 12-03-2015, 03:14 AM
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That is a great idea. I love the word Wonky
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Old 12-03-2015, 03:54 AM
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This is the way I did for one of my quilts.
https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpre...ff-kilt-quilt/
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Old 12-03-2015, 05:16 AM
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Yes, they are called wonky blocks. I use this glow line tape to mark the acrylic ruler so that the size of the blocks are consistent:
http://www.joann.com/omnigrid-glow-l...roduct&start=1
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Originally Posted by glassnquilts View Post
This is the way I did for one of my quilts.
https://nonniequiltingdreams.wordpre...ff-kilt-quilt/
Thank you for your tutorial. Looks great! I saved it for future reference.
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