Trade secret: One of the neat things about having your design included in a publication is that you sometimes get to see a sneak peek of a few pages in the book. Most often, those pages feature your pattern or bio, and it’s your last chance to make sure the instructions and illustrations are accurate before the pattern hits the press.
True confession: I do a lot of how-to illustrations as a part of Shepler Studios, and as luck would have it, I got to illustrate this book! Not only did I get to see my pages in the book, but I got an extra-early peek at all of the quilts! Here are a few of my favorites:
Here’s a peek at my contribution to the book:
…plus a quick explanation of the improv-piecing technique that I used.
Have you tried improvisational piecing? If so, let me know what you think of this technique in the comments below. Martingale, the publisher, is offering a digital copy of Fun-Size Quilts.
To enter, just leave a comment below by midnight, July 30th. One lucky winner will be randomly chosen from the entries!
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