WIP Wednesday #107: Octagon Throw Pillow Demo with 10″ Slicer Ruler

In this WIP Wednesday episode Vanessa will be:

– making an Octagon Throw Pillow Top with her 10” Slicer ruler

– sharing tips for cutting your own 10” x 10” fabric squares

– sharing tips for using her exclusive 10” Slicer Ruler

– explain why she loves glue basting for angled cuts

For the FREE step-by-step video course on how to make the Octagon Pillow from start to finish you can watch the videos here: https://craftygemini.com/10inchslicer/

Submit your own question to be answered on a future WIP Wednesday here: https://forms.gle/D2qMCVJxfAgJHvWb7

What we’re covering:

1:25 – The Crafty Gemini 10” Slice Ruler

2:20 – Throw Pillow Demo starts

6:23 – Work with non-directional prints

7:33 – Prepping fabric

18:28 – How the block comes together + Cutting the 1st square

22:54 – Glue basting the 1st seam

31:47 – Orienting your 1st block

33:01 – Slicing your 1st block

37:55 – Student Feedback

40:19 – Lining up your blocks

45:10 – Trimming your blocks

48:45 – Matching up angles & sewing blocks together

52:28 – Wrap up

Products and projects mentioned:

• Order your 10” Slicer Ruler: https://craftygemini.com/shop/10-inch-slicer-quilting-template/

• Order the 5” x 10” Crafty Gemini Ruler: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-gemini-5-x-10-ruler/

• Thread snips: https://craftygemini.com/shop/clipper-thread-snips/

• Martelli Round About Cutting/Pressing Mat (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/45cVrH8

• JUKI LB5020 Sewing machine (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/468SnNu

• Sew Magnetic Cutting System (USE CODE: CRAFTYGEMINI for 15% off) Affiliate link: https://www.sewtites.com/?ref=craftygemini

• NEW Favorite iron for sewists & quilters (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3NevJLI

• Mist Spray Bottle: https://craftygemini.com/shop/mist-spray-bottle/

• Niagara Spray Starch (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3LbzUF9

• Small Tailors Clapper: https://craftygemini.com/shop/small-tailors-clapper/

• Clover Fine Glass Head Patchwork Pins: https://craftygemini.com/shop/clover-fine-glass-head-patchwork-pins/

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