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Now, I was asked to make a quilt from a pack of Oakshott Fabrics Starshott, which is a slightly odd, subtle coloured selection.. I wanted something simple, and improvised, of course, and trimmable, without doubt.. So, here’s the thing – three pieces 6 by 7 inches, on the mat Right Sides Up, and with two…

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Last time, we did a regular Wonky Star, if that’s not too improbable.. This time I want to show you the more interesting version. Start with a background square – mine is about 10 inches. If you need a particular finished size, add about 2 inches, so, for an 8-inch finished block, use at least…

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'Pieces of Eight’ Cushion Collection by Helen Howes Pattern for Pieces of Eight Cushion Collection designed by Helen Howes of Helen Howes Textiles To fit cushion pads 18" / 46 cm square Each cushion uses 5 selected Colourshott Fat 8ths Helen describes her fascination with fabric colour and texture and her need to create something that has never…