I'm still Twisting!

lindaoh_gwMarch 12, 2011

I used the leftover fabric from the Twister quilt that I made last week to make a smaller version today. I have both sizes of the Twister template and the smaller size was the right size to use with the leftover fabric. It was a little tricky and I had to even up each block after I had cut it but it worked!

The leftovers were 3 1/2. The pattern calls for 5 inch squares but I was determined to make it work. I will use the smaller version as a wall hanging in my sewing room.

Linda OH

Here is a link that might be useful: Little Twister!

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day2day

That's cute.Great way to use the leftovers.
How difficult did you find working with all the bias edges? No matter how gentle I am with bias edge blocks, I still get too much stretch. It's a bit frustrating. Are there tips/hints for reducing the stretch?
TFS.

~Geraldine

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 6:54AM
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barbara_l

Oh my, Linda has become addicted!!!!

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 7:19AM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Great way to use up the leftover fabric, Linda! Do you listen to Chubby Checkers while you sew? lol

SharonG/FL
aka-rbc

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 11:33AM
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polardreams

Linda,
NICE! I think the "twisters" are so clever.
Sue

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 3:38PM
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lindaoh_gw

Sharon, I think there would be even more twisting in the quilt if I listened to Chubby Checkers while quilting. LOL
Barbara, I know I am addicted. I started another quilt from a layer cake yesterday.
Today, I took the little 1 3/4 " leftover squares and made a mini quilt. It's 11 1/2 inches made of 1 1/4" squares and borders. I'll post a picture later.
Linda OH

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 7:18PM
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sunnycentralFL

Here are a few sites to making your own Twister template. Hope you enjoy them!
Gwen

http://www.quiltersclubofamerica.com/blogs/thebronwen/archive/2011/03/09/twister-quilt-part-1.aspx

this is one version with shashing: http://www.modabakeshop.com/2011/03/pinwheel-twist.html

http://yarn-or-fabric.weebly.com/how-to-make-an-acrylic-quilt-template.html

Here is a link that might be useful: a blog of info

    Bookmark   March 21, 2011 at 9:43AM
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