Learn to Quilt with 60-Degree Rulers
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Discover how to piece 12 different star blocks to create a stunning quilt with this instructive DVD. This video class teaches you how to choose fabrics with the right balance of light, medium, and dark values; save time and fabric with cutting shortcuts; align, measure, and cut shapes using the Creative Grids and Clearview 60-degree rulers; cut beginner shapes including triangles, diamonds, and half-diamonds and more involved shapes such as hexagons, trapezoids, teardrops, gems, flat pyramids, and more. By the end of the lesson, you'll know how to press seams that lock together to reduce bulk and perfectly align, attain perfect points without pinning, and work straight seams, set-in seams, and easy Y-seams. A pattern CD-ROM with exclusive projects accompanies the class DVD, which is both PC and MAC compatible and can also be played on Region 1 DVD players.
Marci Baker is recognized internationally for her expertise in quilting. She began teaching quilting in 1989, and in 1993, she started Alicia’s Attic with concepts that combine her loves of math and quilting. She is the author of several books in the Not Your Grandmother’s Quilt series, and she has invented tools to help make quilting easier, including Know Before You Sew solution cards. She has been featured in Redbook, American Quilter Magazine, and Traditional Quiltworks, and on HGTV’s Simply Quilts and NBC’s The Jane Pauley Show. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.