You'll want to stand back to admire the fabulous quilts you finish! Master scrap quilter and Instagram sensation Susan Ache (yardgrl60) shares her secrets for creating gorgeous, colorful quilts--and they all start with 2½" fabric strips. Once you learn Susan's tricks for sorting strips, you'll feel free to make these sensationally scrappy quilts without fear of choosing colors or prints. And Susan's sorting method? It works the same for ALL precut fabrics! Whether you use Jelly Rolls, yardage, or scraps from your stash, you'll love creating these oh-so-beautiful quilts--the kind that make a house a home.
Knowing only that she wanted to feature embroidery and Nine Patch blocks, Susan Ache taught herself to make her first quilt. Quiltmaking opened up a whole new world to this mom of five now-grown children. She turned many hours reading about quiltmaking into a lifelong passion for creating beautiful quilts.
Susan finds color inspiration in her native Florida surroundings. She's always searching for new and fun ways to show off as many colors as she can in a quilt. Most of her quilts are a creative impulse inspired by a trip to the garden center, a photograph in a magazine, or a few paint color swatches. She never sees just the quilt--she sees the room where the quilt belongs.
Working in a quilt store for years helped cultivate Susan's love of color and fabric. Visit Susan on Pinterest and Instagram as @yrdgrl60.
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