On-Point Patchwork: More Uses for the On-Point Ruler, Part 2

Quilters Newsletter Workshop | Series 100 | 108 Part 2


Donna Lynn Thomas shows how to complete the sawtooth quilt block for the Rainbow Radiance quilt. She offers cutting instructions for the half-square triangles and squares and suggests cutting all the on-point quilt components at once and cutting all the regular quilt components at once. And she offers a helpful quilt cutting tip: when cutting squares on the diagonal, place your fingers on the corners. Donna also offers quilt pressing instructions. To watch more episodes of Quilters Newsletter Workshop visit QNNtv.com!

 Guest Bio:

Donna Lynn Thomas has been sewing since she was 4 years old and quilting since 1975. She has taught quilt classes across the U.S. and internationally. She earned her National Quilting Association certification for basic quiltmaking in 1988. Donna is also the author of several quilt books with Martingale, including On-Point Patchwork, the companion book to the On-Point Ruler featured in this episode and which Donna developed for Ominigrid. She also designed the Bias Stripper™ ruler.

 

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On-Point Patchwork: Fuss-Free Diagonals    Omnigrip On Point Ruler       Stripples Strikes Again!:  
using the Omnigrid On-Point Ruler                                                              More Quilts to Make
                                                                                                                    With the Bias Stripper Ruler

One Comment

  1. Why would you use two rulers in the first place…I would find it
    confusing.

    What is the point of all this…I use the traditional way and my quilts
    turn out beautifully.?? and no guess work !!!!

    This is seems like allot of switching back and forward and hard to
    remember which is which..

    More work that needed …Of course that is just my option.

    The colors of the sample block are beautiful.

    Jude99, 11 months ago Reply


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