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By Kumiko Sudo

Provides 30 remarkable duvet designs derived from crests courting again to greater than one thousand years. Centuries-old designs are mixed with new, wealthy colour offerings and modern materials for an impression by no means obvious in quiltmaking. each one block is observed by way of the tale at the back of the layout and step by step directions.

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Then add the top and bottom borders. Then add the top and bottom borders. After layering and quilting, use the cotton 2¼˝ strips for binding. Barn Raising’s traditional pattern of concentric rings of darks and lights represents the ring of walls being lifted into place, followed by the rafters and roof. B Materials Yardages, other than neckties, are based on 20˝-wide fusible interfacing and 42˝-wide cottons. The + sign indicates that you should add a “hair” to the cut size of the interfacing.

Half-Square Triangle block—Make 64. Using a ruler and pencil, draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the interfacing side of a necktie 4½˝ square. Place the necktie square right sides together with a background 4½˝ square. Using the pencil line as a guide, accurately sew ¼˝ from the line on both sides. Pressing before separating the 2 halves protects against stretching the diagonal. Press the seams again. Square up each block to 4˝ × 4˝ by using a ruler with a 45° angle line and a rotary cutter.

Making the Blocks Seam allowances are ¼˝. When sewn precisely, the points on adjacent stars meet at the seams without gap or overlap. Before you sew, refer to Perfect Triangles from Squares. Make 72. Using a ruler and pencil, draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the back of each star point 3˝ square. Pin another 3˝ square of the star point fabric on the opposite corner as shown. Sew the small squares to the large square, using the drawn lines as guides. Check for squareness and adjust accordingly.

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