Scraps never looked so good! This is improvisational piecing reinvented - learn how to create your own creatively-collaged swatches of fabric in just 15 minutes a day. As you play, you'll sharpen your design skills and learn more about combining colors and prints in new ways. Discover just how distinctive classic blocks like Sawtooth Star or Flying Geese can be, when they're constructed with more spunk and spontaneity!
• Create a unique piece of "made-fabric" in just 15 minutes with Victoria's improvisational scrap-piecing methods
• Learn how to incorporate your made-fabric into traditional quilt blocks, then watch your quilt design emerge
• Includes 11 fun challenge exercises to strengthen your creative muscles, plus a quilt gallery full of inspirational images
Review Quilter's Digest - Issue #4 - October 15, 2012
Take some time out of your day and play! Learn how to create your own collaged swatches of fabric in just 15 minutes a day using your own scraps. Victoria will show you how to incorporate your “made-fabric” into traditional quilt blocks like Sawtooth Star and Flying Geese. You’ll sharpen your design skills and learn about color combination as you play. A quilt gallery is included to inspire you.
Review American Patchwork & Quilting - Feb 13 Issue - December 20, 2012
Follow the 11 challenges to break out of your mold and make improvisational scrap-pieced fabric you can incorporate into quilt blocks.
Review By: Stevii Graves, International Quilt Association Journal - May 28, 2013
Victoria recommends setting aside 15 minutes everyday to be creative and to play. Her idea of play is to freely sew to make "fabric" out of small scraps. Her made-fabric used in traditional blocks gives the blocks a modern look.
If the reader has forgotten how to play, the book incudes 11 challenges that are designed to loosen up the creative inner child.