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  • A toolkit of circular and curved piecing techniques and a free pattern
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Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine

with Cheryl Arkison
Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine
Reach new quilting heights! Work alongside Cheryl Arkison as she shows you how to incorporate curved elements into your quilts with confidence.

Open up new quilting possibilities as Cheryl Arkison guides you through various ways to add full, half and quarter circles to your quilts. In addition to appliqué, learn a unique method for adding inset circles and other curved shapes. Everyone from novice to experienced quilters will benefit from Cheryl's easy-to-learn, ingenious techniques. You'll learn circular reverse appliqué, including the option of framing your orphan blocks. Create your own templates for inset quarter-circles of varying sizes or piece half-circles in contrasting colorways for a modern look. Whether you choose appliqué, reverse appliqué, inset circles or all three methods, you’ll be thrilled that you chose this class to take your quilting skills to the next level. 


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Lesson 1. Circle & Curve Basics

  • Start by thinking about what makes a curve a curve. You'll review a little geometry and some tools for drawing circles.


Lesson 2. Appliqué Circles


Lesson 3. Reverse Circles


Lesson 4. Inset Quarter Circles


Lesson 5. Inset Half Circles


Lesson 6. Playing With Circular Shapes


Lesson 7. Design Considerations

"This class has really fostered in me the freedom to work with curves and circles. The instructor is extremely knowledgeable and her relaxed manner puts me right where I need to be to handle the samples. Great instruction -- clear and concise. Thanks sew much!"
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