By Angela Pingel
Follow the "Drunkard's Path" to curved piecing!
You'll realize an advent to curved piecing through one easy block--Drunkard's direction. writer Angela Pingel demonstrates how this unmarried block may be prepare in a number of styles that glance completely assorted in each mixture. Drunkard's direction can create a sinuous miraculous line like its namesake or curved motifs that shape teardrops, arabesques, vegetation, and different discrete shapes.
Dive deep into the fundamentals of curved piecing after which discover various initiatives together with sizeable quilts, child quilts, pillows, and a desk runner. locate inspiring new how you can use that previous favourite, Drunkard's direction block, to create quilts that glance new and varied. A Quilter's Mixology is definitely the right "next-step" booklet geared in the direction of intermediate quilters or quilters searching for the subsequent problem.
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Extra info for A Quilter's Mixology: Shaking Up Curved Piecing
Tall Clusters Chain multiple: 3 + 2 Stitch Guide Triple crochet cluster (trCL): *YO 2 times; insert hook in specified st and draw up a lp to height of a tr; (YO and draw through 2 lps on hook) twice; rep from * once, YO and draw through 3 lps: trCL made. Instructions Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch; ch 4 (counts as a tr on following row throughout), turn. Row 2: *Sk 2 sc, work (trCL, ch 1, trCL) in next sc; rep from * across to last 3 sts, sk 2 sts, tr in last st; ch 4, turn. Row 3: *Work (trCL, ch 1, trCL) in ch-1 sp of next (trCL, ch 1, trCL) group; rep from * to last st, tr in top of turning ch; ch 4, turn.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, *sk 2 chs, shell in next ch; sk 2 chs, dc in next 2 chs; rep from * across, ch 3, turn. Row 2 (RS): Dc in next dc, *ch 2, CL in ch-2 sp of next shell, ch 2, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across, ch 3, turn. Row 3: Dc in next dc; *shell in top of next CL, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across, ch 3, turn. Rep rows 2 and 3 for patt. Pebbles Chain multiple: 4 + 2 Stitch Guide Cluster (CL): (YO, insert hook in specified st, and draw up a lp) 3 times, YO and draw through 7 lps on hook: CL made.
Winding Roads Chain multiple: 9 + 3 Two colors: color A and color B Stitch Guide Cluster (CL): Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, dc in specified 2 sts, YO and draw through all 3 lps on hook: CL made. Instructions Work beg ch with color A. Row 1 (RS): With color A, dec over 3rd and 4th chs from hook (to work dec: YO, draw up a lp in 3rd ch from hook, YO, draw through 2 lps on hook, YO, draw up a lp in next ch, YO, draw through 2 lps on hook, YO and draw through all 3 lps on hook: dec made); CL over next 2 chs; *5 dc in next ch, (CL over next 2 chs) 4 times; rep from * to last 6 chs; 5 dc in next ch, (CL over next 2 chs) twice; dc in last ch; ch 2, turn.
A Quilter's Mixology: Shaking Up Curved Piecing by Angela Pingel