Nancy Zieman and guest, Lynn Harris, will inspire you with numerous ways to maximize how you use fabric in quilts. See how to refresh traditional designs by giving them a scrappy look while updating other quilts with a minimalist charm when all scraps are used on broad backgrounds. You’ll never again be tempted to throw away fabric scraps.
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① Is your stash overflowing? Learn inventive ways to use fabric bits of every size, from tiny scraps to larger pieces. Be inspired with new ideas that will have you thinking outside the box.
② Follow along as Nancy and her guest, quilt designer Lynn Harris, share refreshing ways to incorporate scraps into diverse quilt designs. They'll teach string quilting basics, moving up to shapes, and then turning squares and rectangles into a new kind of star. This full-length episode is sure to leave you inspired—so get scrappy!
③ String Quilting Basics: Learn a carefree way to piece "strings" of fabric and cut them into blocks. Then learn how to frame them with an hourglass block and pinwheel blades.
④ String Quilting Shapes: Take strip piecing to the next level by stitching leftover pieces to a specific shape—it's a relatively simple way of creating free-form blocks that really make a statement.
⑤ Discover how to showcase scraps in on-point blocks, triangles, and Drunkards Path blocks.
⑥ Making Scrappy Stars: Perfect for small scraps, make stars from rectangles and squares, and then piece into background rectangles.
⑦ Nancy's Corner Segment features Marilyn Badger and Claudia Clark Meyers, Quilters.
→ On location at Quilt Expo 2016 in Madison Wisconsin, award-winning quilters Marilyn and Claudia give Nancy a close-up look of their amazing exhibit of 22 quilts that they created together, even though they live hundreds of miles apart.
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