Create your own free-form quilts: a stress-free journey to by Rayna Gillman

By Rayna Gillman

Книга этого автора поможет вам узнать, как создать свое собственное единственное в своем роде одеяло, можете научиться с помощью этих новых навыков создать новые работы из остатков и отходов и превратить все это в завершенные проекты!

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When you’re stuck, try it. Purples and fuchsia are less obvious choices and lead the piece in another direction. Guilt-free paper bag piece 60 C R E AT E Y O U R O W N F R E E - F O R M Q U I LT S color communicates Color is the strongest visual element and is the first thing we notice. Whether or not we are aware of it, color establishes a mood. The gray and blue in Glacier Study #1 convey icy cold, which is exactly right for what Nancy Dobson is communicating. Imagine the same composition in hot pink and yellow; it would hardly make us think of a glacier.

These variations can range from the simple to the complex, depending on how many times you cut them, what you add to them, what direction you turn them, and a host of other options. The piece that follows keeps it simple. 36 C R E AT E Y O U R O W N F R E E - F O R M Q U I LT S Just know ahead of time that every strip set and resulting unit will be unique; you will never be able to repeat any of them exactly because you are not measuring, using a pattern, or cutting with a ruler (except to trim at the end).

The owner looked daggers at me and rang up the sale before the customer changed her mind. I suspect there was not a bit of orange or acid green in the shop. Child’s view of color 56 C R E AT E Y O U R O W N F R E E - F O R M Q U I LT S leaving the safe zone You could say the colors in this block go together; at least, they are safe choices. But when my friend Rachel unearthed them recently, she wondered what she had been thinking when she used this color scheme. ” later. The purple and orange tic-tac-toe unit (page 43) was perfect for this project, as was the strip set on the right.

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