Trim down your cardstock to whatever size you want for your finished design. Quick Method Quilts Galore Leisure Arts, ed. If you are using fabric strips, use an iron to get a crisp seam along the folded edge. Women of Taste Binney, 3rd. The only problem with folding your strips in half is that it makes your finished project thick. You can also use scissors.
These supplies are listed in the order you will use them. Learn to fold fabric like a pro to embellish quilts, stockings, and more. Iris folding is done by arranging and layering strips of paper or fabric in a spiraled pattern that resembles the iris of a camera lens—that's how this craft got its name. You can use a graphics program or your printer settings to print them out larger or smaller, depending on the size of your design window. If you use fabric, we suggest using a rotary cutter and cutting mat to cut your strips.
Step-by-step photography makes the projects easy, and they're excellent for holiday gift-giving and decorating! There are step-by-step instructions and how-to photographs. Once you get more comfortable with iris folding, you can experiment with different supplies and designs. You can experiment with both ways and use whichever one suits your need for each project. These templates are approximately 6 inches tall and wide. They should be far enough to finish on their own.
Full-Day Classes: Each of the classes listed below can be one full-day class or combined for a multiple-week class. Cut your design window out of your cardstock. Use a pair of scissors to cut out your design window. Discover America from Museum of American Folk Art Atkinson, Terry Confetti in the Corner Atkinson, Terry Lessons from Mama Atkinson, Terry Spring Cleaning Australian Quilters Guild Colours of Australia Australian Quilters Guild Fabulous Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Bailey, Kay To Make a Quilt Baranowski, Willa Historical Love to Quilt Penny Squares Barta, Melinda A. Batik Beauties Shifrin, Laurie J. You can reuse each template several times.
We color coded our templates to make it easier by simply following the colors rather than constantly referring to a list of numbers. We went with a simple heart shape, though you can use any simple shape you like. Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. Magic Quilts by the Slice Reynolds, Bethany S. This gives it a crisper, more distinct edge. Memory Quilts in the Making Leisure Arts, ed. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover.
Magic Stack —n- Whack Quilts Reynolds, Bethany S. Post Cards Make and Mail Haynes, Cheryl et al. A4937 2003 Dewey Decimal 746. They should be far enough to finish on their own; or make this a full-day class to get further along in the process. The fabric folding techniques introduced can be applied to quiltmaking, home decorating, fashion design and other sewing projects. The following is a list of the books currently held by Minnesota Quilters, Inc. Next, you will fold your strips in half, lengthwise, to get a clean edge; this will also make your finished project thicker.
Very minimal wear and tear. Try something as easy as a square or circle or a fun shape such as shamrock or star. You can use this craft technique to and embellishments for scrapbook pages, or the finished project could simply be framed and hung. We will be using the bare essentials to make our simple heart design, except for the Cricut. Learn to fold fabric like a pro to embellish quilts, stockings and more. Many templates you may find will be numbered with a list of what strips of paper should be matched with which number. Class Description Learn easy techniques for creating folded shapes with Christmas-colored fabrics to make quilts, stockings, table runners, placemats, pillows, or count-down calendars.
Once you download and print your iris folding template or templates, you can cut out your design window. Quick Cozy Flannel Quilts Leisure Arts, ed. Clever fabric folding is based on traditional techniques such as prairie points and origami or Lizâs own designs. The folded edge will show inside your design window. In Love with Quilts Leisure Arts, ed. Books are available for checkout during any member meeting from the red library carts. The most confusing part is following the numbered patterns typically used, so we created color-coded iris folding patterns for you to follow instead.