Spur of the Moment Quilting, Makes Magic Inch Quilts (Part 1 of 2) - Sewing with Nancy

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Learn the spur of the moment secrets of piecing small strips of fabric into larger section to create clever, improvisational magic inch quilts that will delight both beginner and veteran quilters.

Nancy Zieman and her guests, Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle of Modern Quilt Studio, will teach clever use of color and simple piecing techniques. Prepare to be inspired!

►►► Key Points in this VIDEO Tutorial (Magic Inch Quilts Part 1 of 2) ◄◄◄

① Magic Inch Principle Technique: Create quilts by adding small strips of color by splicing background fabric and piecing 1" foreground fabric strips into the background.

② Piecing of fabric strips: See the difference between accurate/inaccurate seam allowances, and how to achieve accurate seams.

③ Layout of fabric strips: Learn tips for distribution of fabric colors and discussions on the movement of a quilt.

④ Chorus Line Quilt: Relish in this scrap buster beauty made in rows using variety of strips randomly pieced into a tonal background.

⑤ Splice of Life Quilt: See just how fun and fast this queen size quilt is to make using two colors and working in easy carefree columns.

⑥ Nancy's Corner features Fraser Smith, master wood carver.

→ Fraser relays his passion for creating amazing intricately detailed realistic quilt sculptures from wood.

⑦ Discover the "Magic Inch" quilting approach—a new and novel technique for piecing small 1" strips into a background fabric for maximum impact.

⑧ Working in rows, columns and blocks, be inspired to create custom quilts using simple cuts and easy-to-master piecing that can be adapted to any size.

⑨ Learn how to select fabrics and the need for contrast of value or hue.

⑩ Discover a cutting mat trick to splice blocks effortlessly, yet with precision, block after block.

⑪ Get evenly pieced blocks with an easy cut edge matching technique.

⑫ Cut and sew assembly style without fear of mixing up block sections using a clever tip.

⑬ Learn the carefree way to begin a quilting project with an overall plan but make individual design decisions as you go, as opposed to having a specific design.

Order the "Magic Inch Quilts" sewing pattern book directly from Sewing with Nancy at Nancy's Notions for $15.99 at http://www.nancysnotions.com/product/magic+inch+quilts+book.do

►►Information on "Magic Inch Quilts" Book◄◄

① Learn easy yet accurate fabric cutting tips and simple piecing techniques that will delight beginner and veteran quilters alike.

② Gain color confidence while you explore the concepts of contrast, value and color relationships of fabrics.

③ Savor tips on how to make your piecing techniques more precise.

④ Learn how to be more creative with tips on color, design and composition.

⑤ Utilize treasured fabrics or use up scraps learn innovative uses of solids and prints.

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