Simply Retro with Camille Roskelley: Fresh Quilts from by Camille Roskelley

By Camille Roskelley

Camille Roskelley, best-selling writer of Simplify with Camille Roskelley, places a new spin on traditional-block quilting. via exploring smooth print mixtures and applying cutting edge concepts corresponding to supersizing blocks, Roskelley deals a clean interpretation of vintage blocks in 12 conceivable initiatives. easy sufficient for newcomers, all the initiatives are effortless to piece utilizing precuts, yardage, and scrap materials. And, as continually, Roskelley’s fail-proof directions and professional wisdom will consultant and encourage each step of the way.

Master numerous easy recommendations similar to half-square triangles and straightforward Flying ducks for a daring, subtle style
• Classic-block quilting will get a latest makeover with jumbo sizes, clean prints and hues, and secondary styles created with colour placement
• Bridge the conventional and smooth with quilts that experience undying appeal

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Block is made up of 4 Flying Geese units and 1. Refer to Easy Flying Geese (page 49) to make a Flying Geese unit. Make 4 units. 46 SIMPLY RETRO with Camille Roskelley Dapper 47 2. Make a corner unit with 1 print A piece and 1 white D piece. Using a pencil, draw a diagonal line from one corner to the opposite corner on the wrong side of each white square. Place a square in a corner of the A piece (a). Sew along the line, and trim 1/4˝ from the line on the outside as shown (b). Open and press (c).

Be careful to leave 1/4˝ beyond the points. You don’t want to lose those pretty points in your seam allowance! 40 SIMPLY RETRO with Camille Roskelley Trim line QUILT ASSEMBLY FINISHING 1. Sew the blocks into 4 rows of 3 blocks each. Use your favorite methods, or see Finish It! Press. Sew the rows together, and press. (page 101). 2. For the border, measure the quilt and follow 1. Cut the backing fabric into 2 equal lengths the process in Tackling Borders (page 101), (roughly 89˝), and sew them together as or use your favorite method for sewing described in Backing (page 103).

From fabric 3, cut 1 piece 31/2˝ × 51/2˝ for the door. (a) House B (b) (c) Dwell 63 House C There are 3 of these blocks. For each block, select 4 different fabrics. 4. From fabric 4, cut 1 piece 31/2˝ × 51/2˝ for the door. 1. From fabric 1 (light), cut 1 piece 21/2˝ × 91/2˝ for the roof, 1 piece 31/2˝ × 91/2˝ for the header, and 2 pieces 3˝ × 31/2˝ for the walls. 5. Sew 1 dark wall piece to 1 light wall piece along the 31/2˝ edge to make a wall piece 31/2˝ × 51/2˝. Make 2. Sew 1 wall piece to each side 2.

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