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Free Patchwork Pattern - Layer Cake plus

Free Patterns Pattern - Quilt Quilt - Layer Cake

Free Patchwork Pattern - Layer Cake plus

A bright and easy quilt to create. You can use a layer cake plus fat quarters, or you can 'bust your stash'. Either way a lot of fun. Requirements For each block you need to cut:Bright coloured fabric - 1 square 9½".B&W fabric - 2 pieces 9 " x 2½" and 2 pieces 13½" x 2½". Squares from a layer cake can be cut down and used for the 9½" squares.A fat quarter (or 25cm of full width fabric) will give enough fabric for 2 sets of B&W strips. This is a also great pattern to use up your stash! Each...

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Free Patchwork Pattern - Fat Eighth Quilt #1

Free Patterns Pattern - Quilt

Free Patchwork Pattern - Fat Eighth Quilt #1

Scrappy Look Patchwork Quilt.Suitable for fat eighths A quilt to make with fat eighths or scraps. I used the range  Studio Alphabet designed by Marcia Derse. I made this size quilt using 25 fat eights - this pack is available. Finished size - 135cm (52") x 135cm (52") In summary the requirements are: 25 fat eighths - or 12 fat quarters - or Scraps - 4" x 19" needed for each 'cross' 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....

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Finishing a Quilt

Handy Hints

Finishing a Quilt

BACKING The backing needs to be 8” longer and wider than the quilt top if you are long arm machine quilting. If you are quilting yourself 4" longer and wider will be enough.It is convenient to use wide-back fabric (108” wide).Or you can piece together any fabrics to make a back the correct size. Remember to always cut selvedges off before joining. WADDING/BATTING Use what ever type suits your needs - cotton, wool, bamboo, polyester, cotton/poly blends, wool/poly blends. 100% cotton is good for warmer climates.Wadding comes in many widths:1.5m (59”), 2.4m (95”) and 3.1m (122”).The wadding also needs to...

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Gypsy Wife

Australian Designers Pattern - Quilt

Gypsy Wife

Pattern and Classes available A great pattern by the Australian designer Jen Kingwell. Some of the blocks in my version of this quilt. I've used a matching jelly roll and layer cake with a few extra fabrics. So far it has been a lot of fun. I've made all the blocks and am half way to putting the top together - no photo to hand right this moment. There are some classes if you are interested and also the pattern is available from the shop.

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Free Patchwork Pattern - Layer Cake Quilt #3

Free Patterns Quilt - Layer Cake

Free Patchwork Pattern - Layer Cake Quilt #3

Layer Cake Patchwork Quilt - Windmills Another quilt to make with a layer cake. I used the range Linen Cupboard designed by Emma Jean Jansen, an Australian fabric designer. You need 20 10"squares to complete this quilt. Finished size - 130cm (51") x 150cm (59") Rather than use a layer cake you can cut your own 10" squares or use your stash! You will also need a co-ordinating fabric for the outside edge. In summary the requirements are: 10" squares or a Layers Cake ( click here to view what's available) Co-ordinating fabric - 80cm Border - 1m Backing & wadding: enough to cover quilt Other...

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