From shop PatchworkFun. Now!! On the Fence Quilt Pattern $ 9.99. Julie. :). I love circles! This is simply one way to piece curves, but it's worked for me beautifully. Cut a very small notch in the inner center of each piece. :). my first book, written with Cheryl Arkison. You make it look and sound so easy. Thanks! What a great tutorial, Amanda! This may be the way I do it!Thanks for the Tutorial, I am feeling brave.Paulwww.OutnumberedQuilter.com. Fat Quarter Shop features the best quilting fabric for quilters, sewers & fabric lovers of all ages. Get free quilt patterns that will make it easy for you to put your fat quarters to good use. I think I am going to try this. Using your completed front circle as a pattern, cut out a circle of fleece. and the stitching looks flawless! this is my boys’ print quilt. i've been trying to find a pattern for it and now i have it!!! I have been anxious to get into a circle groove. :). You sure made that look easy.......now tell us how you did the quilting :0).the colors are really nice together too.Happy sewing. Ugh. What a beautiful quilt! Although I'm not planning on making this quilt, I read your tut carefully since you included so many great tips. I remembered this tutorial, and promptly grabbed a bunch of scrap fabics and got to cutting, pinning and sewing. Thanks so much for posting. Flower Show Florals and solids combine for a stunning but easy-to-sew bed quilt. You did a great job, I hope mine turns out as well.Please visit my new blog, Ric Rac and Polka Dots. You are such a generous woman, an sooooo creative!!!!! Words of Inspiration Applique Wall Hanging Pattern $ 12.49. Quilt as desired. I cant wait to cut some fabric and sew again. Quilt pattern customization tool: Customize patterns with fabric swatches and colors, or upload your own fabric stash; Save your project; Download customized pattern instructions Fat Quarter Workshop Book - 12 Skill Building Quilt Patterns $ 14.99. Many thanks. This little tip is key! can't wait. I will definitely make one. I can't wait to give it a try. If your ends are way off, you may consider doing some stitch ripping. I must get them. BUK!Thanks for the tutorial! I've done this block before, but always pressed out. Quilting Cubby | May 22, 2019. Yippee for you! awesome awesome awesome ...pretty pretty pretty ....thank you thank you thank you ... :). Remove from your machine and check your work. On the pieces that have no puckers, then I have extra of the smile shaped piece. Would you let us know a little about how you picked out the fabrics for this quilt? What a fun quilt. Thanks! Ive seen a few projects online (which i can no longer find!) Then, flip the block over, so it's right side up. It will help me ease the bulk evenly in the space. In homespuns, ginghams and vintage prints, yo-yos can look country or shabby-chic. Place the two blocks together and pin. I love the look of circles but was too afraid to try them. I have made this block before, and the curved piecing was not hard at all. 5 out of 5 stars (6,114) 6,114 reviews $ 60.50. (I tried one method and hated it.) After joining those two blocks, the seams will be pressed to the left. I sewed the blocks together by hand and it went together perfectly. Can't wait! Use this as a guide to cut through all thicknesses of your base fabrics. Free Tutorial - Indelible Migration Table Runner by Marija - Click Image to Enlarge - This great table runner will look good on any table. Quilt lovers, get ready to be inspired! You make the most beautiful quilts ever! Thanks for all the hints. Wow. Well done on your productivity :-), That is my new class, I have just started teaching it.Makes a lovely quilt, I called it Circle of Fun as I think everyone should have fun sewing curves.cheersChristine, Your quilt is lovely, and thanks for the tutorial! Quilt With Yo-yos: Make a fun quilt that can be old fashioned or funky, you decide! Choose from a lovely 18″ wall quilt Orchard Fresh pattern featuring colorful fruits and cheery flowers or the Plum Mini Quilt pattern. Oh my goodness, this is darling! That is beautiful.I'm sure I'll get there someday.;). Match up the notches. It looks pretty funky. THANK YOU for posting this tutorial! Then admire your work! I may give some curves a try again. This will help ease the curves together. Press seams in one direction. Oh, yes, please tell us how to quilt this. I have that set of templates and have a quilt cut out but have yet to sew it together. Do you choose a certain amount of lights/darks or blues/creams/greens? A Striking Winter Quilt Block Becomes A Spring Flower. The bottom row should be complete! Amazing Amanda Jean! I'm scared to try curved piecing, but you make it look do-able! Thank you so much for this tutorial. tutorial!!! I want to thank you for your tutorial. Great tutorial! For the next row up, press the seams in the opposite directions. Sew the rows together matching seams. Press all seams to the right. In a very short time I had a hexie flower!! If there aren't any bubbles, pinning in the middle isn't really necessary. All Pdf files include the instructions and illustrations that you need to be successful, starting with your very first quilt. I almost feel like I could make it!! I would never have even thought to try this design without having seen it on your blog. Circles indicate where the centres come together to form a large circle. i've ordered those tools so i can make this!! Pin in the center. Wow, just tried the "put the pin through twice" trick for making bias tape -- what a world of difference! It is a bit off on the bottom, but not too much. Thanks for the tutorial, I really like he idea of making a circles quilt next; this one is very pretty. Очень красиво! You can change the theme of the large rectangles-think plaids or reproduction prints-to customize for any room. Thank you for the tutorial! Try this unique idea Read More. From shop FabricGardenAus. Layout your templates on the fabric and cut carefully! I made a table runner with scraps and put together various shapes. The goal is to get all the seams in the two rows pressed in opposite directions so the seams will nest and lay flat when sewn together and pressed. Great tutorial - love your color selection and this is first time I've seen the crazy curve template - I think I need one!! You rock! It is not geared toward the design of complete block-based quilts, nor does it have libraries of blocks or fabrics to play with. :). lol. Layout all the blocks and take a photo (or several), arranging the blocks until the colors are evenly distributed. Fold each piece of fabric in half, so you can cut 2 layers of fabric at once. This is helpful because sometimes the curve wants to flip in the middle of the seam. Well, yeah, looking into it, well, it just seemed like too much work and, quite frankly, too advanced for me...I saw this tutorial(when you first posted it) and thought it was very cool. Free Quilt Patterns. ).Several years ago, I purchased a template set for "Drunkard's Path" blocks and they look exactly like what you showed. I wouldn't recommend cutting more than 2 layers at once, for accuracy sake. Thank you for taking the time to put together a tutorial -- I never even thought I would attempt a circle quilt, but this looks like something I could do! Stretch the ribbon across and holding the ribbon and pencil to swing across the edge mark a quarter circle on the top layer of fabric . I love the way your quilt turned out, I may have to try it myself.Again, thanks! Learned something new!! This is what it looks like when it is pinned. Makes me reallllyyy want to try one! I'm really wanting to try this out now. Again, only 3 pins are needed. OK, This is going to be long (I typed it once before and cyberspace ate it...the nerve!!) (Haven't tried them.) I just started on a quilt I posted about the other day. ;). I am going to print out your instructions (great photos)& give it another try. Arctic Circle Quilt Pattern Set- McKenna Ryan Pine Needles Designs Complete Set of Applique Quilt Patterns for Arctic Circle Quilt PNAC11 FabricSweets. Disclaimer: I realize that there are special curved piecing feet for your sewing machine. Thank you so much for sharing. AU$ 29.00 FREE delivery Favourite Add to Rising Sun quilt pattern PatchworkFun. Thank you for the links for the acrylic templates, they look like the beezneez! :-). awesome tips! I am going to get those templates, I have shyed away from curved seams, but feel I am ready to tackle them. A quilting site with hundreds of free patterns. Sew the blocks in each row together. This method seems to be doable and fun! Thanks for the tutorial. Reply Delete. Thank you!! … Course Curriculum. I'm not anymore and once I clear out a bunch of my UFO's I'm trying this quilt. Incredibly cute!! So, once again, THANK YOU!! Four-patch and nine-patch quilt blocks are routinely subdivided to create more intricate patterns, but once you become a block watcher it will be easy to identify their underlying structure. Free Quilt Patterns. Repeat these steps for the remaining rows. Have always been scared of curved piecing but this may be the push to get me started. I love your quilt, beautiful fabrics and colors--thanks for the tutorial. lately I have been doing a lot of curved piecing and I'm really enjoying it, which kind of surprises me. Also adore those fabrics and colors you put together. Thanks for sharing.cindy. This is a very beautiful quilt. I have the templates. Will have to go one of thses ruler sets now.Yeh!! Your tutorial has given me the courage to try. Pin the one where the curved seams meet FIRST! I think you explained how to piece curves very well. Sew the remaining blocks in the bottom row in pairs, then sew the pairs together, until all the blocks in the row are joined. !И так доступно показано,как шить!!Молодец!! This design was created by Fran O'Neill and my store sample is being sold with permission. THANK YOU!!! :-). But it WILL come together! This will show you where to pin. Yay! I have those templates, only in the smaller size. Good job. Then attach the rows to one another to make the quilt front. Needleturn Appliqué: Orchard Fresh Pattern by Mary Sorensen - 2hr 41min. I like laying it all out before you press and then alternate so the seams nest. You are so generous with your talents. I’m working on a quilt where the pattern instructions have proven to be somewhat unreliable and I’ve been trying to convince myself how to cut the outer circle; I don’t want to make a mistake as it is pieced. Match up the Once everything is pinned, remove the quilt from the floor. THANK YOU for this CRYSTAL CLEAR tutorial!! I love the Drunkards Path- so I am thinking this would be a blast to make- SO cute!I love the colors you chose! Love the quilt! The second block's curved seam will be pressed toward the center. This allows you to see where you are ironing. Browse through the gallery and download all the quilt patterns for FREE from all our fabric collections! But there are so many versatile things you can do. Thank you, thank you! . For the block on the left, iron the seam toward the center. I really appreciate your instruction on the size calculations for the inner and outer circles. Although it is entirely possible that I was not using it correctly. If you use this tutorial to make a quilt, I'd love to see it! I love coming to your blog for ideas. Use the interfacing circle as the pattern for cutting the fabric circle I layered the interfacing circle and the fabric circle so that the right side of the fabric was facing up and the adhesive side of the interfacing was facing down. Use Up Piles Of Scraps For An Eye Catching Quilt Log cabin blocks are fun to put together and makes a colorful scrappy quilt. This is a very pretty quilt! I'm going to try three.and I bought the curved piecing foot and hated it. Thanks, thanks again. Great Tutorial. Then quilt a second smaller circle in the center of the circles… Try to maintain an accurate 1/4" seam allowance. Take one pair of fabrics and fold each piece in half. I just love it. It looks complicated, but really, it's not so bad! Thank you for posting this tutorial! Wow, they've turned out brilliant. Pin. It looked crazy scary before, but now I think I might be able to tackle it! Bright Pathways Quilt Pattern Janet Wickell Try one of my free quilt patterns the next time you're looking for a new quilting project. I found your blog from a pintrest pin, and am thrilled. Rotary Cutters. Do a quick press with the block upside down first. thank you sooo much for this tutorial. I really love this quilt! 5 out of 5 stars (345) 345 reviews. Lots of quilters are a bit reluctant to try it, but my experience has been good, based on this block. For the block on the right, iron the seam toward the outside. x 38 in. thanks for the virtual hand-holding! This makes it look pretty easy, it just might give me the kick to try a curved piece. Great tutorial and I love the circles! By the end of the class, you will be looking for items to appliqué! I love your tutorial. Thanks for the help! Welcome to our FREE quilt patterns gallery! It has been a while. Great tutorial. I might actually give this a try - the trickiest part is finding the time to do it. Thanks for cheering with us how you do :-) I love your quilt. Thanks for doing another wonderful scrap buster idea. Quilting Cubby | May 23, 2019. Take one pair of fabrics and fold each piece in half. Since I started quilting (not that long ago...LOL) I wanted to have a hexagon quilt. AmandaI love it and I think I can try it. Jenny Doan shows us how to make a gorgeous Cathedral Window Quilt using the nifty Circle Magic Ruler. Thanks! Advertisers help pay for this site! I am not brave enough to try this one any time soon though! Thanks for posting this. What is so comforting as that quilt made of your Grampy's ties?...or so warm a welcome to a guest, as a homemade quilt atop their bed? :o) Use it Up, Pass It On, Wear it Out! lovely tutorial. You are awesome! The quilt pattern is a simple Drunkard's Path variation called Curves of Desire. . :) i have the perfect fabric for this quilt. Wow, you gave us a tutorial...I had previously posted my fear of circles & my one failed attempt at it. I hope I can attempt one of these this summer! Reply. Thanks! Hugs. Definitely nothing to worry about. No special equipme… It's so fun to see the circles come together. such an enticing tutorial. Marcia Hohn's. Jen Kingwell Designs Quilt Pattern The Circle Game Needle turn Applique FabricGardenAus. I keep thinking I need to give them a go but always get side tracked. Nicely done!Deborah. :o) Welcome to. I've GOT IT NOW! Thanks for the great Tut. The circles were then pinned together to prevent shifting. Easy to follow. I'll print it out and save for a bit later. Pin at the top and the bottom of the block. You already completed June's stash buster and it's only the 3rd. (84 cm x 96 cm) Skill Level: Beginner : Do you like this quilt? i have been pinning the heck out of my blocks. Thanks for sharing. Ursula. Yeah! Now it's time to iron! Flatten out any wrinkles, until the quilt top sits perfectly even. After seeing yours, it makes me want to get started. Thanks so much for the tutorial! you make it all look so easy and graceful. Thank you so much for posting the how to. Amanda, you are always generously sharing your tips and techniques! You simply select a photo that you want to convert into a quilt, and the tool does the rest. Even if a pattern looks complex, I encourage beginning quilters to choose any project in the archives. Using a ½” seam allowance, stitch the halves together. Love all the photos too - us visual learners appreciate pictures a lot!I've made a "magic circle" quilt using the same piecing technique and it worked really well.I'm getting ready to start a stash buster myself - this might make it a bit more fun!All the best - Chris, it's lovely!!! I might be brave enough to try a curved block now that I have some extra hints!Deb. It looks pretty good! Clearly I am not alone when it comes to fearing circles!! beautiful! Mr. Frosty Wall Hanging Pattern with Hanger $ 27.49. (they are sold as a set) Avaliable. thank you so much for the tutorial! We are crazy about circles and have plenty of fantastic quilting patterns we want to share with you. I really want to say thank you for the inspiration. Press seams in one direction alternating the direction in each row. Many thanks for this tutorial. When I saw your finished quilt, I knew that I had to try and make one. Thank you so much. Pin at each seam intersection, for accuracy sake. Little late here but I just HAVE to comment. Cause mine look horrible even sewing a zigzag and doing it slowly! Cut a very small notch in the inner center of each piece. Thanks for the great Tut. Sew the two together, and press the seam to the right. I am having a problem with puckers when sewing the two curved pieces together. Yeah, nowhere near enough skill (or patience) here to do that.Still it lived as a one of these days kinda hope and dream...I read this tutorial when you posted it and thought is was very cool, with awesome results...Then this afternoon I was thinking about hexies again, and WOW the light bulb went ON! Get started using this free tool here: Free Patchwork Pattern Generator. Had to make my own templates, but I really like these you found. Colors are a blended range of black, gray, aqua, red, persimmon and cream. Again. You make it look so easy!! i'm going to go to bed now and dream of quilting like you :). Did a little looking around. Do you feel on top of the world or what? Put the smile piece on the top. The diagram below will help explain what I mean. A recent version of the circle quilt used my leftovers from a Quilt ... (for a cushion cover) and im wondering - do you need a special presser foot to turn circles/curves easier? Thank you so much, I really want to try this pattern. This is my next quilt! ;). I really love your quilt. Gone Quilting Laser Cut Kit $ 64.99. I was so excited to see your tutorial and then find these templates at my local quilt shop today! I think you just might have taken most of the fear of circles away for me!! Lesson 1. I'm just starting out, but have lots of fun stuff planned to share, including quilting! I have never loved the drunkyard´s path but I want to try this out. Apparently it was gelling in my brain, because a light bulb went ON today. Your selections are so awesome, but I find it hard to choose fabrics. I told you yesterday I loved your quilt and today I find that you've posted a tutorial. Now I want to know how you quilted those perfect circles. I have a bundle of fat eights that would be perfect for this! I design my quilt to demonstrate I had finer needle skills. Sew and press. 40 pieces of fabric at least 9" x 19"-a total of 5 yards (I used 36 different fabrics), Elisa's Backporch 7" crazy curve acrylic templates A and B. Now that the bottom two rows are assembled, it's time to pin. Start Slideshow 1 of 47. Put the piece in your machine and sew slowly. Thanks so much for the tutorial. =)Cheers,Carolyn. The free tool from the Victoria and Albert (V and A) museum can turn any piece of work (your precious photos), into a patchwork pattern that you can then use to create your “other” work of art. I hope to have a chance to play around with curves soon! This is a fantastic find for me. Starting to pin at the middle pin will help you get accurately pieced circles. 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