Use Mirrors to Preview Blocks

Quilting Tips and Tricks

Marti likes to preview blocks by reflecting a small portion in a pair of mirrors; the multiple reflections create the illusion of an entire block. In the diagram, a portion of the blocks is reflected, showing what the whole block would look like with those colors in those positions. You can also use the mirrors on a piece of fabric to see what specific printed patterns will look like repeated in a block.

Cut one triangle or enough pieces for a portion of a block. Position the mirrors and place a piece of tape across the top to hold the angle. Preview different color combinations and prints.

mirrors
More details can be found in the instruction sheet that is packaged with Magic Mirrors.

 

About Our Products

Special Offers Save on My Crafty Classes What is Perfect Patchwork? What's New? Quilting Templates Quilting Books Quilt Kits Quilt Patterns Quilting Rulers & Accessories Catalog PDF 8.5mb Quilt Show Gallery Free Patterns Marti's Blog Videos to Watch

Our products are made in America

Subscribe to our mailing list

I'm a Craftsy Instructor

1930s Farmer's Wife Sew Along

Aurifil Thread

Moda Cutting Table

Quilted in Honor

2015 Catalog

Please like our Facebook page!


Need Product
Assistance?
Call: 800-558-3568

© 1996–2016 Martha G. Michell. All rights reserved.

NOTE: Most of the instructional information and artwork shown is excerpted from my books. Like other published material, it is protected by copyright law, but you have my permission to print and download these materials for your own non-commercial use.

HOME | SHOP ONLINE | Patterns | Books | Perfect Patchwork Templates | Rulers | Accessories | Kits | For Quilt Shops | Search Product List | OUR PRODUCTS | Quilting Templates | Quilting Books | Quilt Kits | Quilt Patterns | Quilting Rulers & Accessories | Quilt Gallery / Show | Free Patterns | What’s New | MARTI MICHELL | About Us | Marti’s Lectures/Workshops | Marti’s Calendar | Marti’s Notebook | Marti’s Quilt Journal | Stolen Quilts | HANDY INFO | Tips & Tricks | Block Index | Magazine Articles | FAQs | Are you new to the Internet? | Copyright & the Internet | SHOPOWNERS | CONTACT US | Catalog Request | Order Questions | Product Questions | Website Questions | Book Marti for Lectures /Workshop |
Content creation, illustration,design and mainenance by Patti Lilik Bachelder. Website designed by Gail Bean Design.