Perfect for Precuts

Quilters love time-saving precuts such as fat quarters, strips and squares, large and small. Not only do they simplify the cutting process, they give the quilter an instant assortment of prints and colors to make a project sensational.

Almost all of us have these precuts stashed away, waiting for the perfect precut friendly projects. With Perfect for Precuts: Quilts from Fat Quarters, Strips & Squares (#A12271), you’re sure to find those projects! This 140 page “bookazine” has a very nice variety of simple, to more complex projects that are made with precuts. You’ll be able to use them to create projects like tote bags, quilts, home decor and other items.

Of all precuts, fat quarters are a staple of the stashes of many quilters. Fat quarters look sweet all tied up in a bundle, and are an easy way to achieve a scrappy look. The 18”x 22” shape of a fat quarter allows for cutting larger pieces than the skinny strip of a ¼ yard cut. The chapter on Fat Quarters contains eight striking projects that range from simple fabric-wrapped wall plaques to easy and more ambitious throws and bed quilts.

Precut strips offer an easy and economical way to buy a little bit of every fabric in a collection. The 1 1/2” and the even popular 2 1/2” wide strips, cut across the width of the fabric, are packaged in various ways. Simply cut the strips into the lengths needed for a project.  There are seven strip projects including some sew-as-you-go place mats and a  table runner made with the time saving 2 1/2” Strippers Templates from Marti Michell (#40520).

Simple precut squares also give you a taste of each of a fabric of an entire collection. They yield spectacular results whether you start with 5” charm squares or the larger 10” pieces. Seven impressive projects that begin squares include a mini make-do table topper (for all you make-do quilters of the Prairie Women’s Sewing Circle), a flying geese pieced and appliqued flower bed quilt,and a raw edge x-block quilt.

Perfect for Precuts is packed with easy projects you will not want to miss. It is really is fantastic! With 22 quick-to-cut projects, it’s a deal at the price of $12.99. That’s 60¢ a pattern!
Post by Cheryl

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