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Extra resources for Beautiful Quiltagami: New Ideas for Fabric Folding
It isn’t long before you are creating unique layouts that build on and sometimes even completely mask the original Pineapple design. The possibilities are as varied as imagination can call up, and they can be magical fun. Photo by Andreas Berthel Cyclamen (below), also made by Brigitte, reflects her fondness for using silk fabrics. She chose aubergine and silver-gray dupioni for a wonderful light-shadow effect, with a built-in background border of darker colors. Inspiration, 531/2˝ × 681/2˝, by Brigitte Morgenroth 32 FRESH PINEAPPLE POSSIBILITIES Cyclamen, 531/2˝ × 78˝, by Brigitte Morgenroth SECTION TWO DEVELOPING AND DIVERSIFYING Jane’s In Gear is a clean design focusing on unique fabric without any extraneous distractions.
The center gold windmills glow, the color in the stars appears transparent, and the inner border of light blue is lacy. All these aspects of this complex design directly result from the use of slices. Website, 53˝ × 53˝, by Dixie Haywood, from the collection of Carla and Richard Eaton Corner layout for Website 50 FRESH PINEAPPLE POSSIBILITIES SECTION TWO DEVELOPING AND DIVERSIFYING Jane made Provence Pineapples (at right) using her stock of French fabrics cut into even slices. Trying to stay within the traditional Provençal colorway, she opted to use only red, blue, and yellow fabrics.
This caused the geese to “fly” on the horizontal/vertical planes rather than the diagonal. Jane deliberately chose the dark purple, knowing it would subtly bleed into areas of the print and create ambiguity. Twilight Flight, 24˝ × 24˝, by Jane Hall Layout for Twilight Flight with a single block outlined 54 FRESH PINEAPPLE POSSIBILITIES SECTION TWO DEVELOPING AND DIVERSIFYING OFF-CENTER PINEAPPLES A whole new world of design opens when the center of the block is moved. The classic symmetrical Pineapple pattern becomes asymmetrical, with new graphics and exciting possibilities.