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Project

Nelson's Quilt

Project Description

What was your inspiration? I'm making the kaleidoscope quilt from this class, but that means there are bits left over that are too good to throw away. I decided to use some of them to make the outer border for this little quilt, using a sew-and-flip method to cover a piece of lightweight interfacing. Good way to use up leftovers.

What you will need

  • scraps of cotton fabric
  • lightweight non-fusible interfacing

Q&A with patchedpastor

fatquiver asked:
Do you have a link to a favorite tutorial on how to do the sew and flip scrappy border? Trying to figure it out just from picture, but I'm stumped.
patchedpastor answered:
This is a tutorial on the basic sew and flip method of crazy piecing, which is what this is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZoVAMTVwdo Because this is a long skinny piece, I started at one end, and worked my way to the other end. What makes it look "complicated" is that the pieces I used were themselves made from strips; they were the scraps left over from cutting triangles from the strippy fabric.

Skill Level

Beginner