Sunday, July 24, 2016

July skill builder

2016 July EMQG Skill Building BOM.docx

2016 Eugene MQG Skill Building BOM

Month: JulyUntitled.jpg

Topic: Partial Seams & Y-Seams

Presenters: Nela Barrow

Objectives: Learn how to create blocks with partial and y-seams.

Realize that partial and y-seams are doable.

Tutorial websites/videos

Partial seams 

http://www.freshlemonsquilts.com/partial-seams-tutorial/

https://www.jinnybeyer.com/quilting-with-jinny/tips-lessons/detail.cfm?instanceId=66A887CF-CB50-537D-6F5A3116BD5790D1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnYll1fzAJM

Y Seams

http://tallgrassprairiestudio.blogspot.com/2012/02/sewing-hexagons-by-machine-without.html

http://www.freshlemonsquilts.com/y-seams-tutorial/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DBztmnqK-M

Framed Tilt-a-Whirl block (Unfinished 16.5” block)Untitled.jpg

Cutting requirements:

Blue fabric:                 2- 14.5” x 2” strips

                        4- 4.5” x 8.5” rectangles

Pink fabric:                4- 2.5” squares

                        1- 4.5” square

                        2- 14.5” x 2” strips

White fabric:                4- 2.5” squares

Follow the following tutorial for the middle of the block.  http://www.diaryofaquilter.com/2013/05/virtual-quilting-bee-block-6.html

I have changed the sizes, so refer to the list above.  

Once you have completed the tilt-a-whirl block, add your longer strips.  You will be adding these strips using the same technique as you did for the tilt-a-whirl block.  These are sewn on with partial seams.  Look at the first tutorial in the list above to help with the outer strips.

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