By Angela Pingel
Follow the "Drunkard's Path" to curved piecing!
You'll detect an advent to curved piecing through one basic block--Drunkard's course. writer Angela Pingel demonstrates how this unmarried block could be prepare in quite a few styles that glance totally varied in each mixture. Drunkard's direction can create a sinuous striking line like its namesake or curved motifs that shape teardrops, arabesques, plants, and different discrete shapes.
Dive deep into the fundamentals of curved piecing after which discover quite a few tasks together with extensive quilts, child quilts, pillows, and a desk runner. locate inspiring new how one can use that previous favourite, Drunkard's course block, to create quilts that glance new and assorted. A Quilter's Mixology is the correct "next-step" booklet geared in the direction of intermediate quilters or quilters searching for the subsequent problem.
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Extra info for A Quilter's Mixology: Shaking Up Curved Piecing
A4 Front Facing 18. A2 Lower Back 3. Pocket 11. A4 Back Facing 19. A3 Back 4. A5 Front Neck Facing 12. A4 Strap 20. A3 Flounce 5. A5 Back Neck Facing 13. A1 Lower Front 21. A3 Neck Binding 6. A5 Front Arm Facing 14. A1 Lower Back 22. A6 Ruffle 7. A5 Back Arm Facing 15. A1/A6 Neck Binding 8. A4 Front 16. Arm Binding Denotes wrong side of fabric THE TANK TOP 39 PAT T E RN A1 The Alice A R E L AXE D SI LHO U ET T E WIT H C L ASSI C A PP E A L r ep u r p o s ed lo o k A lice, like her literary namesake, is practical and adventurous.
After hemming, it’s best to lay a bias garment flat—if it is hung in your closet, the hem can still “grow” and become uneven. 35 CHAPTER 2 The Tank Top M A G I C PAT T E R N A N ow that you’re refreshed and ready to bring these Magic Patterns to life, it’s time to meet a handful of ladies who are here to help you along the enchanted journey. First up is Alice, wearing the anchor piece for this pattern: a classic tunic-length tank top with a flattering A-line silhouette. After you’ve gotten to know Alice, you’ll be introduced to Avery, Adelaide, Alma, Abigail, and Anne in turn—a veritable flock of fashionistas who are all sporting variations on the tank theme.
Remove the basting. 4 With right sides together, center and pin the notched edge of the Lower 5 Trim ⅜" from the Front only around the neck and arms (the seam allowance is unnecessary when using binding, see Step 9). Form the dart by folding the upper Front with right sides together, aligning the solid lines to the large dot. Pin. Begin at the side edge and stitch to the dot, stitching off the edge of the fold at the dot rather than backstitching. Cut the thread, leaving a few inches to tie off.