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Reverse Circles in a Pieced Block

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Improv Circles in Improv Blocks

Created in this Craftsy Course

Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine taught by Cheryl Arkison

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

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Hipster, Whimsical, Casual, Funky, Rock / Punk
Cheryl Arkison on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Improv blocks were used to create the background piece for a Reverse Circles block. I also used improv blocks for the circle.

Cheryl Arkison on craftsy.com

I love the energy and surprise of these improv pieces blocks and circles. I can't wait to try this!

05/29/2013 Flag

Wow---these are really compelling!

06/13/2013 Flag

Thanks. Looking at these again and wishing I could play with them a little more now. So many ideas and too little time!

09/04/2013 Flag

This looks like such fun to make! I like working with Christmas fabrics and I think this would work particularly well in suggesting classic round ornaments in reds/golds with various green backgrounds.

06/29/2013 Flag

That's a great idea Nora!

09/04/2013 Flag

I really like this. Can you tell me what technique was used?. I've finished the class and so know about applique and inset circles. Which is it?

09/03/2013 Flag

Robin,

09/04/2013 Flag

Sorry about that... I used the reverse technique to make these. I started with blocks that were improv pieced (leftovers from a Denyse Schmidt, actually). Then I created freezer paper templates and made the circles with the standard technique for reverse circles.

09/04/2013 Flag

These were made using the Reverse circle technique. http://naptimequilter.blogspot.ca/2013/05/circles-inside-pieced-background.html

11/17/2014 Flag