Saturday, 23 March 2013

Symmetric Quilt finish piecing

Starting with the North boarder add to the central section with feature fabrics the right way up.
Continue adding the west, South and east in that order.

Make strips of the frame fabric 2 1/2" wide and the length of the side. add all the way around.

Symmetric Assembly First border

Add B3 to B5 to form First border.

Add first border to B7 which is the central block. Where the first border extends beyond the center do not stitch the last couple of inches. Come back and do this after the other sections have been added.

This is the center with the first border complete.

Symeteric assembly B1,B2,B4,B7

Add B1 to B2to B4 to B7

The north block is like this with the feature fabric pictures up

  The west block is like this with the feature fabric pictures up
  The south block is like this with the feature fabric pictures up
The east block is like this with the feature fabric pictures up

This will continue in next post because blogger is arguing with the number of pictures.

Symmetric B6 and B7

 This is Block B6
 Add strip of frame fabric

 Join these two strips together first. Then add the strip. Finally the frame fabric on the right had side.

 Join these two groups together.

Join the first group to the top of the second group
 Add frame fabric to right and bottom of the larger piece of feature fabric

 Make this group.
                                                           Join together  to form:

  Make this group

Frame  smaller frame fabric on all sides add extra group.Join together to form

 Add these together to form

Join the other group to the bottom to completer block

This Block B7
Add frame fabric to all to all sides . An easy one to finish blocks!

Monday, 25 February 2013

Symmetric mystery B4 and B5

 This is block B4.
 (color key is in previous posts)

There are some corrections to the strip piecing instructions you will need 4 each of

 and eight of

Join together to form the block. B4

This is Block B5

Make 2 subsections and join together to form block.

Put one each of these blocks in the bags marked north south east and west.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Mystery quilts -delay

Sorry for the delay in the mystery quilt posts  a couple of things have happened and now gastro is going through the house hold. I will have then up as soon as I can

Monday, 4 February 2013

Spontaneous mystery B5 and B6

 This is Block B5. (There were a couple of errors in the original strip list - the will be some strips left over and you will need an extra 2 1/2" square - sorry)

 Add Frame fabric to the the strip of two 3 1/2" squares.
Add other strips top form left section of block.

Add frame fabric to two sides of this strip
Make this group

Add 2 1/2" square but only sew 1/2 length from outer edge.

Join groups to make this section

 Make this group

 Add to previous section

 Frame feature fabric

 Complete right side of block sewing the vertical line first and the horizontal line second.

Join the two sides of the block B5 together.

 Block B6

Join strips and frame fabric to form the following groups:


 Join theses groups together and then add

 to make

The other groups are then added to the to and bottom to complete block B6

Color key:

The colors in this pattern DO NOT indicate the colors you should use but rather the size of the final size rectangle to help pattern reading.

1. the frame fabric(FF) and feature fabrics have a consistent color;
Feature fabrics
Frame Fabric (FF) 1 1/2" wide

2. the cut size of the rectangle.
Violet 3 1/2" x 3 1/2"
Yellow   4 1/2"  x 2 1/2"

Blue   3 1/2" x 2  1/2"
Pink      4 1/2 " x 3 1/2"

Olive 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"