Join award-winning quilter Andi Perejda to create a quilt with incredible movement and depth! Learn how to build precise strip sets, and find out how to use a 9-degree wedge ruler to efficiently measure and cut symmetrical wedges. Andi will share foolproof tips for even alignment as you combine your wedges to assemble the complete circle, as well as must-have methods for securing your circle to background fabric. Then, build on your skills to sew an even larger illusion quilt as you make a 60" design! Find out how to use hand- or machine-quilting to enhance these captivating circles, and even add a gorgeous, large-scale appliqué as a magical finishing touch.
Meet your instructor, Andi Perejda, and gain a peek at the stunning circle quilt you'll learn over the course of this class, Andi's Circle of Illusion quilt. Andi explains the design of the quilt, discusses how to choose colors and shows you how to make strip sets.
Learn how to measure, cut and assemble the strip sets you made in Lesson 1 into doublets. Sew the strip sets in pairs as Andi shows you how to neatly align and sew each set. As you work, you'll pick up Andi's helpful tips for keeping your red and white patterns straight!
Transform your doublets into wedges, and then the fun begins as your circle starts to take shape! Discover the best ways to measure and cut symmetrical wedges before sewing sets together, and then learn how to measure and block your circle to make sure that it's evenly aligned.
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