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Inklingo Clamshell Edges 4 inch

CLAMSHELL EDGES 4 INCH

When I published the new Clamshell shape collections last month, I promised to create an “Edges” shape collection. (We did that years ago for Clamshell 3 inch.)

 

Clamshell quilt templates

It is ready now! Clamshell Edges 4 inch

 

Clamshell Quilt Block

The edge shapes are perfect for finishing the edges of a quilt—of course—but they can also be used for other designs, like this one.

Of the four new sizes of Clamshell announced in September, the 4 inch was by far the most popular. If enough quilters request them, I will do Edges shape collections for the other sizes too.

 

Clamshell Rose 4 inch

CLAMSHELL ROSE

However! This one is a surprise!

The more I played with the shapes, the more addicted I became! And Clamshell Petals, Clamshell Flower, Clamshell Garden, Clamshell Rose was born!

 

Clamshell Rose quilt templates

Just adding one melon shape created some amazing possibilities! I could not help myself. It kept growing and growing!

 

Clamshell Rose

One thing led to another and another and another.

There are more examples on the website Shop page for Clamshell Rose 4 inch.

You can make 8 inch, 9 inch, 10 inch, 12 inch, 14 inch and larger blocks with these shapes!

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Clamshell 4-Patch

I also added a bonus shape, suggested by Jeannette Holland and Fiona Monclova.

 

Clamshell 4-Patch

I have more to say about the lovely possibilities with these new shapes, but I think you want to visit the Main Clamshell Page and start playing yourself!

UPGRADE?

I have emailed everyone who bought Clamshell 4 inch recently, just in case they would like to upgrade to Clamshell Rose 4 inch. The instructions in that email make it easy but let me know if you have questions.

The new shape collections have been added on the Main Clamshell Page (under the Shop tab).

 

Clamshell Rose quilt templates

The new shapes in Clamshell Rose are easy to cut and sew when you print the shapes on fabric with Inklingo!

 

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If you are new to Inklingo, there are step by step instructions and a new VIDEO on the Welcome to Inklingo page on the website.

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These new shape collections are the result of requests from quilters. I respond to requests whenever possible—so. . . what would you like to see next?

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Clamshell Rose quilt templates

I hope you love playing with these shapes as much as I do!

Linda & Monkey

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6 Responses to “NEW Clamshell Rose and Clamshell Edges”

  1. […] zijn heel veelzijdige patroondelen, en ze heeft op haar website en All About Inklingo blog veel voorbeelden van de verschillende blokken die je hiermee kunt […]

  2. Linda says:

    Hi Irene,
    Thank you for visiting my blog. I’m glad you like the Clamshell Rose designs.
    When you are ready to start, there is a short video and good info on the Main Beginner’s Page http://lindafranz.com/shop/beginners/3 and if you have any questions, you can ask me.
    I hope you are having a wonderful week with time to sew!

  3. Irene says:

    Love this. Hope to try them soon.

  4. Orlie Severson says:

    I am in love once again. I will be adding this to my collection soon. I always wondered how that block was done and now I know. Thank you.

  5. Louise says:

    Wow !
    This is a great new collection of shapes. You make my head spin with all the possibilities 🙂

    Thank you so much for keeping Inklingo so alive. I think we would be lost without you.

    Best regards.
    Louise

  6. Cathi says:

    Clamshell Rose is going to become my favourite, I think, even surpassing Yin Yang! I love the possibilities the shapes in Clamshell Rose offer us with nothing but more and more of that lovely curved piecing! I’m so glad you kept playing with the shapes and this new collection was created! Having the edges for the 4″ clamshell is great as those half clamshell shapes are favulous to play with – I remember making a few blocks with the 3″ half clamshell pieces ages ago.
    I would love to see clamshell edges for the 2″ size and the 6″ size.

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