Success with Stripes


30 page Techniques guidance on cutting and stitching striped fabric in patchwork


Striped fabrics are recurring design classics which can add extra impact to a quilt in many ways. However they are notorious – with good reason – for being difficult to use.

Carolyn Gibbs has been working with striped fabrics for many years, working out how to plan the cutting and stitching to obtain maximum impact with perfect matching.

This Techniques pack provides general guidance on working with striped fabric; including advice on selection, experimentation with stripe direction for blocks and borders, quick piecing half square triangles and matching stripes.

Whether you want to dabble safely at the margins, or jump into the deeper water, you will find plenty of tips and wisdom here, which can give you success with stripes.


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