Advice 1: How to sew a patchwork blanket

The main difference between the Russian art of the quilt from the American patchwork – using only scraps left over from sewing other items. With this technique, it is possible to save a large amount of fabric and sew much more products, for example – a patchwork blanket with colorful ornaments.
Decide the size and dimensions of bedspreads patchwork squares. Draw a diagram of the covers on the paper, arranging the colors in the order you want. Note that for the bottom layer also need a fabric that you sew to the top. The optimal size of the sides of the patchwork square – 10-15 cm, but depending on the size of the covers you can increase or decrease the flaps at their discretion.
Take two details for each square (of fabric for top and for bottom). The planned size of the squares add 2 cm seam. Add up the parts on each other face inwards, sostrochite on the machine on three sides. Remove and sew on the fourth. Also, treat all squares.
Start to connect the squares seam "over the edge" or a simple machine stitch, pre-SMATV at a distance of 5 mm From the edges.

Advice 2: How to sew a patchwork quilt

A quilt is a quilted textile product, the front side of which is sewn from colorful colorful pieces of fabric. Strip for him is more of a batting or batting. This quilt can always be found on sale, but it's so much nicer to sew with his own hands.
You will need
  • - Cotton fabric;
  • - backing cloth;
  • - sintepon;
  • - mercerized thread;
  • - a sewing machine.
Basis blankets are often section of the flap, sewn to the same pattern. When starting to sew, sketch. Experiment with color combinations within the same partition. Draw at the cellular sheet a few arrangements of colored intervals. Choose a color combination that was most successful.
Choosing the fabric is according to his plan, cutting 288 square patches of size 8X8 cm Fold in two pieces right sides together and, leaving 0.5 cm on allowances, prostrochite. Smoothen the seams to one side.
Cotroceni pairs of flaps connect with other couples so as to obtain blocks of four. Before you lay the lines, however, the Central seams, pin or baste, aligning the edge of the allowances. Make a 72 block.
Lay the blocks right sides and sostrochite rows of eight blocks. Allowances of seams zautyuzhte on the right. Then prepare in the same way the second row, but allowances aim to the left. All nine series connect together, folding them right sides and combining stitches. Suturemate allowances in different directions. Sostrochite the finished rows together.
Tutuila lining. Lay it on a flat, clean surface face down. On top of the lining, lay the batting or batting. Straighten all the bumps and folds. Patchwork top place on top of batting. All three layers are carefully spread.
Starting from the middle, sweeps or how the pins all the layers. Pins and stitches should be directed to the edges of the blanket, and the distance between them to be about 20 cm.
In the center of the curtain, in the place where converge the four Central piece, follow the first stitch of the screed. To do this, take the needle with mercerized thread and pierce through all the layers. Withdraw the needle in a nearby shred closer to the first rental. Extending the thread up, leave a tip length of 5 cm in the place where the needle went in first time. Make another stitch, pull the thread, leaving a five centimeter stem, cut off the excess. Thread tie square knot, pulling the layers of blankets. So pull all the points at which converge the four small shred.
The technique of patchwork requires long and laborious work, but the result is worth it. A beautiful pattern created solely by you, will make the blanket is especially warm and soft.
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