Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Playing with a New Toy

I bought the May/June issue of Fons and Porter's Love of Quilting magazine recently because I saw a quilt with curved seams that I thought looked interesting. The magazine mentioned a "simple curves" ruler that could be used instead of the template in the magazine. I decided to keep an eye out for the ruler when I found myself in a quilt store. If you read my last post, you know that I went shopping and purchased a roll of batting for my next "few" quilting projects last week. As I was looking around the store, I noticed the ruler hanging on the wall next to the other rulers...they only had one left and I bought it!  (ignore the pins in the picture...this is the back of my project after I pin basted it before quilting...)


Last night, I cut into some black and white fabrics, sewed some strips together and cut out some curvy pieces for a pillow which will be a grade 8 grad gift for one of my nieces.


The leftovers look a bit odd, but I will find some way to use them.


I have just started to quilt the pillow top but here is a picture after pin basting but before quilting.

Stay tuned for an after picture sometime this weekend.

Happy sewing.

7 comments:

  1. This looks really interesting-how difficult is it?

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  2. I have the same question! Did it take long to figure out how to join them?

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    1. The ruler came with clear instructions on how to join the pieces. I will try to take some pictures and put them in my next post. It is not hard.

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  3. So where did you find this ruler ? At a local shop or online?

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    1. It came from Cherished Pieces in Tillsonburg

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  4. That looks like such fun! I love the resulting curves when they are all sewn together!

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