Showing posts with label Six Halves Makes A Whole Lot More. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Six Halves Makes A Whole Lot More. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Checker Distributor 62 Anniversary Open House Chapter 6

Checker Distributor 62 Anniversary Open House
Chapter 6....how many more chapters?

The Quilt Branch


This is Susan Knapp from The Quilt Branch.  She and Mary Jane Mattingly are the designers of  the Creative Girds House Ruler 9-1/2in x 12in and authors of three books.   Susan demonstrated how to get all of these angles with just one ruler.

 

I'm a visual person so this chart did more to explain the value of this ruler than any demonstration could have.  Although I enjoyed watching the demonstration, this photo says it all for me.  I left out the photos I took of Susan doing the demonstration because I think this chart is more than explanatory, don't you?

The quilt on the left is from Susan and Mary Jane's book Six Halves Makes A Whole Sampler and the one on the right is Six Halves Makes A Whole Lot More.  I'm sorry about the easel in the foreground....somehow I just wasn't able to jump over the counter and move it....but you know I would have :)

 

This quilt is on the cover of  Six Halves Makes A Whole Lot More. Here's more inspiration for using one or two of those great those great roll-ups of 6 half-yard cuts. Six new projects each using 6 half-yard cuts. There are instructions for five five quilts and a set of place mats included, plus extras.

 

Six Halves Make a Whole Sampler 
Start with six half yard cuts of fabric - 2 mediums and 4 darks - add background and sashing fabrics and you will create an heirloom 62" x72" quilt. Complete instructions for using the the Creative Grids House Ruler are included to make it easy to cut out future quilts too. Patterns for using the blocks for a table runner or tote are also included. Designed by Susan Knapp and Mary Jane Mattingly

For a free pattern stop over to The Quilt Branch website!!!
Smiles,
Kelly

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