Nature’s Jewels Corrections and Clarifications
- If you have begun construction of your quilt and arrived at Part 4, please note that on Page 19, Step 3, the crosscuts for the V/W segments are 4 7/8″ as stated in the written instructions and in the caption (not as shown in the illustration).
- On the same page, Step 4, the Z squares are from Fabric #10 (not Fabric #1 as stated). I must have been having an off day when reviewing Page 19!!!
- It was just pointed out to me that I changed the value of the Dark Mustard large triangles in the outer border on Page 43, Part 12. Hopefully this didn’t prevent anyone from completing the quilt, but here are the 2 corrected illustrations – for Steps 5 and 6 (Step 7 is just a mirror image of Step 6):
Laurie’s Sewing and Quilting Tips
As promised, here are the first few tips that will give extra insight into making Nature’s Jewels 2013 Block of the Month. The tips are not essential for completing the quilt – they’re just meant to give more information and a more thorough explanation of some of the techniques, for those of you who’d like to understand more about quilting. Check back for additional tips soon to arrive!
Determining Right/Wrong Side of Batiks and Dyed Fabrics For those of you about to begin your Nature’s Jewels quilt and for those of you just curious – here is my tip about how to know which side of your batik or hand-dyed fabric to use as the face-up side
Those Dreaded Dog Ears! No matter how many triangles you have sewn, when faced with determining the correct size of a dog ear, are you still unsure how much of an overhang there should be? Here is my explanation that will clear things up for you.