FOR­TUNE TELLER

Get clever with sim­ple shapes to make an origami-in­spired de­sign that tells a story

Love Patchwork & Quilting - - CONTENTS - By LIND­SEY NEILL AND AROM­RAK LUAN­GRATH

Get clever with sim­ple shapes to make an origami-in­spired quilt de­sign by Lind­sey Neill and Arom­rak Luan­grath that tells a story

NOTES

■ Seam al­lowances are ¼in, un­less other­wise noted.

■ Press seams open, un­less other­wise in­structed.

■ FG = Fly­ing Geese.

■ FPP = Foun­da­tion Pa­per Piec­ing.

■ HST = Half-square Tri­an­gle.

■ RST = right sides to­gether.

■ WOF = width of fab­ric.

■ WST = wrong sides to­gether.

■ Quilted by Mary Gre­gory of

See Mary Quilt (seemaryquilt.com)

■ Fab­ric supplied by Cot­ton+Steel.

■ Tem­plates in­clude seam al­lowances around the outer edges only. For tem­plates see p83.

FAB­RICS USED

Print fab­rics are from the Flower Shop col­lec­tion by Alexia Mar­celle Abegg for Cot­ton+Steel.

1

From Fab­ric A cut:

■ Four (4) 6in squares.

■ Four (4) 5½in squares.

■ Eight (8) 5in squares.

■ Two (2) 3in squares.

2

From Fab­ric B cut three (3) 6in squares and four (4) 5in squares.

3

From Fab­ric C cut three (3) 6in squares and two (2) 5½in x 3in strips.

4

From the back­ground fab­ric cut:

■ Two (2) 5¾in x 18½in strips.

■ Two (2) 5½in x 12½in strips.

■ Two (2) 5½in x 8½in strips.

■ Two (2) 5½in x 18½in strips.

■ Four (4) 4½in x 10½in strips.

■ Four (4) 4½in x 18½in strips.

■ Two (2) 4½in x 8in strips.

■ Two (2) 3½in x 18½in strips.

■ Four (4) 43/ 8in x 10¾in strips.

■ Four (4) 43/ 8in x 18½in strips.

■ Four (4) 6in squares.

■ Two (2) 5in squares.

■ Two (2) 3in squares.

5

From each of fab­rics, re­fer­ring to Fig­ures 8–10 for colour place­ment, roughly cut out fab­ric for each sec­tion of FPP Tem­plates 7–9. Each fab­ric piece needs to be at least ¼in big­ger all around than the sec­tion marked on the tem­plate.

6

From the bind­ing fab­ric cut seven (7)

2½in x WOF strips. 7

Take four (4) 5½in Fab­ric A squares and join them into a four-patch unit.

8

Add a 4½in x 10½in back­ground strip to each side of the four-patch unit. Then join a 4½in x 18½in back­ground strip

MIX AND MATCH TWO DIF­FER­ENT COLOURS OF THE SAME PRINT TO ADD IN­TER­EST TO THE QUILT TOP

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