Beth Markel

DWF – February 10, 2017

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Beth Markel

This is the Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters facebook challenge.  Join the group to follow the fun!  #2017 Challenge #1 had just a couple of parameters…no rulers, use existing or “challenging” fabric from your stash to de-construct a New York Beauty, and finish in 30 days.   So here it is, 36″ wide x 46″ long using traditional elements from a NYB block, which most of us normally paper-piece.  I love paper-piecing.  Honestly.  You simply cannot make a mistake, so this was a challenge, and no, I didn’t use a ruler, but have discovered that I’ve gone so long without using one that my lines actually look pretty straight without a ruler.  Who knew?

#2017 Improv Handbook Challenge #1. New York Beauty de-constructed

#2017 Improv Handbook Challenge #1. New York Beauty de-constructed



Now on to tackle the purple/yellow/gold blocks from a couple of weeks ago!

What’s on YOUR design wall?






Margaret75 on February 12, 2017

would love to join

Beth Markel on February 18, 2017

Go to the contact page of this site and shoot me an email - attach a jpeg if you like and I'll share!

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