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Free Patchwork Pattern - Layer Cake Quilt #1

Free Patterns Pattern - Quilt Quilt - Layer Cake

Free Patchwork Pattern - Layer Cake Quilt #1

Layer Cake Patchwork Quilt A lovely quilt to make with a layer cake. A Layer Cake has 40 squares (10"). Using a layer cake means you have co-ordinated fabrics chosen for you. You can also cut your own 10" squares or use your stash! You will also need a co-ordinating fabric. The pattern makes 80 squares - so you can make a quilt up to 8 squares  x 10 squares (76" x 95"  - 190cm x 240cm - before borders). 9 squares x 9 squares is also a good size (85" x85" - 215cm x 215cm - before borders) So you...

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Free Patchwork Pattern - Charm Pack Table Runner

Free Patterns Table Runner

Free Patchwork Pattern - Charm Pack Table Runner

Use a charm pack or any 5" squares to make this 'Charming' Patchwork Table Runner Size   15” x 46” Requirements 1 Charm pack or 34 5” squares - remember a Layer Cake cut into quarters makes 5 Charm squares. 25cm fabric for border strip 25cm fabric for binding Backing - enough to cover 15" x 46", add 4" all the way around if you are long arm machine quilting. Other tools you will need Cutting mat. Rotary cutter. Long ruler for use with a rotary cutter. A smaller ruler - easier to manoeuvre for the small cuts. Neutral coloured thread for sewing...

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Free Patchwork Pattern - Colours of Australia Table Runner

Australian Designers Free Patterns Table Runner

Free Patchwork Pattern - Colours of Australia Table Runner

An easy yet effective table runner Inspired by Emma Jean Jansen's Range Terra Australis Size: 14” x 44” Requirements Minimum cuts of the 8 fabrics - fat quarters, 25cm or fat eighths. 25cm fabric for binding Backing & Wadding : enough to cover the table runner Kits Available - Colour-way Rosella or Colour-way Sunburnt Other tools you will need Cutting mat. Rotary cutter. Long ruler for use with a rotary cutter. A smaller ruler - easier to manoeuvre for the small cuts. Neutral coloured thread for sewing with - I like the Aurifil ne50 (this is a lovely fine 100% cotton thread, and...

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Free Patchwork Tip - Adding Borders

Handy Hints

Free Patchwork Tip - Adding Borders

How to add borders to a patchwork quilt. The 2 basic things to remember when adding borders to a quilt are1. Measure across the middle of the quilt - not the edges as the edges can stretch slightly.2. Pin the border to the quilt matching ends and mid points. Ease the border/quilt to fit if needed.    Add the side borders Measure across the centre not the edges. Cut the border strips to this size. Add borders to the 2 sides - pinning the ends and mid points. Ease as needed.   Add the top and bottom borders Measure across...

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Free Patchwork Pattern - Quick Jelly Roll Patchwork Quilt

Free Patterns Quilt - Jelly Roll

Free Patchwork Pattern - Quick Jelly Roll Patchwork Quilt

Jelly Roll Patchwork Quilt Using a jelly roll means you don't have to agonise over co-ordinating fabrics, but for some this is half the fun, so however you want to go about it you need 35 strips (2 1/2") the full width of the fabric. It may be a way of using up some of your fabric stash! You also need a co-ordinating background fabric.   In summary the requirements are: 35 strips (2 1/2”) or a Jelly Roll (click here to view what's available) Background fabric - 2.5m (for around the strips and borders) Backing & wadding: enough to cover quilt 170cm x...

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