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The Elegance of Overlapping Diamonds 

In this class you will learn how to piece the triangle block that is featured in my new book Amazingly Simple Triangle Stars. Once you have learned the techniques in this class for this table runner you will be able to make all the quilts in Amazingly Simple Triangle Stars book.

Just A Square

Turn simple squares into a complex looking quilt, the magic add-a-strip method by slicing and inserting  1" strips of contrasting fabric to create a new design! Quilters of all skill levels can piece complex-looking patterns that are easy to sew.

Lets Party

This  table runner is a great pattern to learn how to piece a triangle quilt base layout.  Alternate two triangle blocks in different colors and block rotations to form attractive stars and strips where the angles meet.

Overlapping Stars pattern and class. This is a fast project that goes together quickly.  As you piece the catchy stars you will learn how to stack and whack fabrics, how to use stripes and how to sew a triangle base layout. 

                                                                              17"x52"

Pinwheel Pizzazz  pattern and class. 

Make these pinwheels by cutting triangles from strips of fabric. There are

no inset seams. It is hard to comprehend how this nifty table runner is pieced but is so simple.                                           17" x 36"

 Dazzling Daisies Pattern in "Simply Triangles" book.In this class the techniques taught are: applique, using overlays and working with 60 degree triangles.

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Star Chain pattern and class.  Star Chain is pieced in a triangle base layout. The triangles are sewed together into rows, the rows into strips, and then the strips into the table runner.The techniques taught in this class are: Cutting shapes from strip sets, making "Y" seams simple and how to use templates.

Star Tricks Pattern in "Star Struck Quilts" book.  In this class the techniques taught are: learning to cut diamonds from strip sets, tips on "Y" seams.

Blazing Star Pattern in "Star Struck Quilts" book.

Techniques taught in class: Learn how variegated fabric can play in 

designing. Learn how to cut diamonds and "Y" seams made simple.

Chinese Checkers pattern in book "Diamond

Chain Quilts".This stunning quilt is made from simple triangles.

Strip piecing makesthe project fast and fun. Size: 40" x 40".

  Pattern in "Diamond Chain Quilts"

Twirling Swirling Dance This is a quick project, and the technique used in creating this quilt is strip piecing.  There are only three different fabrics used to make this wall quilt.  The twirling and swirling is created by using the background fabric as part of the star as well as the shifting of the fabrics in the lone star block layout.                       48" x 48"

Under The Sea  This project features stars, pinwheels, and diamonds.  Diamonds run through the quilt, connecting the stars with diamond chains.  Only two different triangle blocks are used in the piecing, but by changing the colors in the two triangle units, you get star designs and pinwheels then the triangle blocks are sewn together.                                                      49" x 48"

 
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