By Angela Pingel
You'll notice an creation to curved piecing through one basic block--Drunkard's direction. writer Angela Pingel demonstrates how this unmarried block should be prepare in quite a few styles that glance completely assorted in each blend. Drunkard's direction can create a sinuous fabulous line like its namesake or curved motifs that shape teardrops, arabesques, flora, and different discrete shapes.
Dive deep into the fundamentals of curved piecing after which discover various initiatives together with big 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 varied. A Quilter's Mixology is the correct "next-step" e-book geared in the direction of intermediate quilters or quilters trying to find the following problem.
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Qxd 2/2/07 5:14 PM Page 40 Gift Box Ornament ifts are an essential part of everyday life, whether in Japan, America, or anywhere else in the world. The simple beauty and elegant lines of these gift boxes make them a natural for many occasions. This lovely little gift box can be made into a hanging ornament or package decoration. This is a wonderful and easy Washi craft for elementary students to do as a holiday or birthday gift. G EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS FOR ONE GIFT BOX ORNAMENT • 8" x 4" (20 x 10 cm) rectangle of printed Washi • 2" x 2" (5 x 5 cm) square block of Styrofoam • 28" x 1/4" (71 cm x 6 mm) length of ribbon • 8" (20 cm) thick gold or silver thread or thin gold or silver cording • Miniature flowers • Flower stamens • Small sharp scissors • Ruler • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks Place the Washi wrong side up on the table.
Qxd 2/2/07 5:14 PM Page 50 Holiday Wreaths reaths displayed throughout the seasons are a nice way to welcome guests to your home or office. Adding Washi ornaments will bring new meaning to your wreaths. The Christmas season is an especially great time to display a lovely Washi wreath, but you can use different colors to suit other seasons, too. qxd 2/2/07 5:14 PM Page 51 Trace the pattern of your choice from page 52. 1 Fold a 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm) square of Washi in half. Open back up, apply glue stick to one side, and then fold back over.
The wonderful colors will add elegance to any special Christmas dinner. qxd 2/2/07 5:15 PM Page 56 PRINTED WASHI STAR PATTERN A Star Side (A) Printed Washi Pattern Cut one (1) 1 56 Trace the patterns and cut out printed Washi. qxd 2/2/07 5:15 PM Page 58 TAG BOARD PATTERN C & D Star Side (C & D) Tag Board Pattern Cut two (2) 2 58 Trace the pattern and cut out tag board. qxd 2/2/07 5:15 PM Page 59 3 Using the awl and ruler, score from each point to the opposite of star sides C and D. See illustration for guidance.
A Quilter's Mixology: 16 Projects Using the Drunkard’s Path Block by Angela Pingel