I bought the June/July 2007 issue of Quilting Arts magazine a while ago and was intrigued by the article on The Expanded Square by Jane Dunnewold so I had to have a go. I've only tried them with black paper in my sketchbook so far but they are addictive. I can't wait to try adapting them to different textile techniques. I'm in the middle of using one square for this months Unlimited Textiles Quiltie swap so I haven't posted a photo of it yet.
To be going on with here are some of the paper square I've done so far. I started with 5" squares but I suppose you can use any size you want it depends on what you want to do with the designs.
The corners of this one didn't work very well they don't connect with the rest of the square like the other pieces do.
The following squares are cut with fancy scissors:
Little Red Riding Hood - These blocks were made from part of a charm pack, using the colours in the fabrics. I didn't have a lot of the brown or pale blue, so there aren't as man...
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