Sew beautiful blocks without Y-seams or templates! Designer Joanna Figueroa simplifies the piecing process using pre-cut strips, and shows you how to sew intricate strip quilt designs with ease. Enjoy step-by-step guidance as you learn how to accurately cut 45- and 60-degree angles with a regular ruler, and pick up Joanna's must-have tips for pressing long seams, dealing with bias edges, piecing patches with angles and more. Gain confidence working with strip sets, and learn how to to create and assemble gorgeous diamond, hexagon and star-block quilt tops. Along the way, you'll discover an inspiring array of design variations, so you'll never run out of ways to showcase your new skills!
Gain confidence working with angles as you start building a lovely hexagon patterned quilt. See how to accurately cut out 60-degree triangles from strip sets and assemble them into colorful half blocks, avoiding Y-seams entirely. Joanna also shares her effective method of cutting out background triangles.