Join expert Angela Pingel and discover the fast, fun way to bring disappearing blocks to life. Dive in with 5-inch pre-cut squares and the disappearing nine-patch quilt block as Angela guides you through cutting, sub-cutting and piecing your way to stunning results. Then, learn to create captivating color contrast as you sew disappearing four-patch and diagonal four-patch blocks. Apply the techniques you've learned to transform 10-inch pre-cut squares into striking pinwheel and hourglass blocks, then make the switch to eye-catching pre-cut strip designs. Double your fun with Angela's breathtaking double disappearing nine-patch and sew a whimsical whirligig block that looks paper-pieced but is a breeze to create. By the end of class, it will take you just a few minutes to finish blocks that look like they took hours to sew!
Meet your instructor, quilting teacher and author Angela Pingel. Angela introduces you to a variety of pre-cuts, which eliminate the need to cut before you start to sew and make disappearing blocks fast and easy. You'll also get started on your first block and practice cutting and sub-cutting techniques.
Work with pre-cut 5" squares to create three beautiful blocks: a disappearing nine-patch, a disappearing four-patch and a disappearing diagonal four-patch. Angela shares tips for arranging and piecing your fabric with ease, as well as helpful design ideas for creating appealing color contrast.
Now that you've mastered the fundamentals, it's time to experiment with 10" squares! Cut triangles, then find out how to sew gorgeous pinwheels and hourglass blocks that look complex but come together quickly.
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