Create a fun border for panels or yardage using our Inventive Curved Cutting technique. This is rotary cut and machine stitched …a freehand cut that swoops and undulates, framing the center but not overwhelming.
The pattern includes a Tutorial page to walk you through the technique and give you the confidence to become a quilter with curves. Centers are panels 24” x 44” or yardage of ½ yd. and ¼ yd.
3 different border looks that all finish 34-35” x 51-54”.
Raid your collection of fat quarters and try this fun technique. The 12” block remains the same, the fabric and curve will change. A tutorial is included that teaches the technique for cutting and machine stitching the curves. No templates, this is inventive curved cutting that you will quickly master! The fat quarters you choose need to be at least 21" useable. In these projects, everything is used.
Table Runner: 18" x 54", Lap Quilt: 47 1/2" x 71 1/2". Fabric tips included. These projects were originally published in Cutting Curves from Straight Pieces by Debbie Bowles, which is out of print.
A great center fabric with a slightly curved border and edge combine for a light-hearted table accent. Try it seasonal, special or every day with easy to achieve curves. The technique is a simple variation of the rotary cut machine stitched inventive curve that turns you into a quilter with curves.
Runner: 14" x 30", Mat: 19" x 19".
Use the popular 2 1/2" strip rolls to create an explosion of dramatic color that combines color and value flow with unexpected design lines. Finish with an unusual border that narrows at the bottom. Choose highly contrasting multiple solids or print fabrics from a color family to create your Jam Art.
36" x 40"
Gather a collection of fat quarters, cut and stitch some quick and gentle curves and you will have this eye popping quilt filled with movement. Tutorial included that teaches the cutting curves techniques: inventive rotary cut and machine stitched curves.
4 sizes: wall/crib, lap (shown), twin and queen.
12" quilt blocks that have curves going around the center, how did you do that? Choose good contrast for the three fabrics. A tutorial is included that tells and shows the mechanics of this new technique for cutting and machine stitching the curves. No templates, this is inventive curved cutting and piecing that you will quickly master. This quilt pattern is also in the book, Cutting Curves from Straight Pieces. Simply Quilts #749.
Three sizes: 32" x 32", 48" x 48" and 60" x 72".
You'll be very satisfied with yourself when these strips are snaking across your quilted wall hanging. Choose good contrast for the two fabrics. A tutorial is included that tells and shows the mechanics of this new technique for cutting and machine stitching the curves. No templates, this is inventive curved cutting and piecing that you will quickly master. Satisfaction is also in the book, Cutting Curves from Straight Pieces.
47" x 38".
Combine a slender curve with straight lines to create an eye catching border for a batik panel as shown or any other special center. Learn a new variation of the Cutting curves technique; inventive rotary cut and machine stitched curves that are achievable for most skill levels. The borders work for multi sized centers: small to 18” x 18” up to 20” x 30”. Pieces finish 10” larger than the panel sizes and make stunning wall pieces or pillow tops. The fabric requirements will make 100” of 5” borders. Use a printed stripe or a pieced stripe.