Do you need some time-saving options in your quiltmaking? Think
about using precuts—those lovely coordinated fabric packets in sizes such as 2 1/2˝ strips,
5˝ squares, and 10˝ squares. Then be inspired by what you can do with
precuts in the ten dazzling quilt projects presented in
, a new addition in our Make booklet series. Savvy quilt designers
offer unique ideas to take precuts to new levels.
Amanda Murphy creates a bright, colorful, three-dimensional
Stairways, which incorporates precut 2 1/2˝ strips
in the making of its full blocks and variety of partial blocks.
Rachel Griffith uses precut 5˝ squares in
Summer Sorbet—an array of solid squares in simple
Nine-Patch blocks punctuated by starry bursts in coordinating prints.
Sweetwater’s elegant quilt
uses precut 10˝ squares—along with some precut 1 1/2˝ strips—to give the illusion of
movement with easy-yet-innovative “twisted Four-Patch” blocks.
See all ten precut projects in
! (Want to make the quilts incorporating your stash
fabrics? No problem. Most of the projects include fabric requirements using
yardage or fat quarters.)
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