60º Diamonds and Pyramids Quilting Video
|1. To cut diamonds, cut strip desired width.
|2. Referring to quilt strip width numbers along lower section of Fons & Porter 60° Diamonds Ruler, find the solid
black line on the ruler that corresponds to the width of strip you cut.
| 3. Beginning at left end of fabric strip, place ruler so bottom solid line for desired size diamond is aligned
with bottom edge of strip, and cut along left side of ruler (Photo A).
|4. Move ruler to the right; align desired line of ruler with slanted edge and bottom edge of strip. Cut along
right slanted edge of ruler to cut diamond (Photo B).
|5. Repeat Step #4 to cut required number of diamonds|
|Sew SmartTM Tip:
To cut the maximum number of pieces from a fabric strip, open out the strip so you will be cutting through
a single layer. To cut many pieces, layer several strips and cut them at the same time. -Liz
|1. To cut pyramids, cut strip desired width.|
|2. Referring to strip width numbers along lower section of Fons & Porter Pyramids Ruler, find the solid black line on the ruler that corresponds to the width of strip you cut.|
| 3. Beginning at left end of fabric strip, place ruler atop strip so solid line on ruler is along bottom edge of
fabric strip. Trim along left slanted edge of ruler.
|4. Cut along right slanted edge of ruler to cut one pyramid triangle (Photo C).|
|5. To cut second pyramid triangle, rotate ruler so solid line is on top edge of strip and angled side of ruler is
aligned with slanted edge of strip. Cut along slanted edge of ruler (Photo D).
|6. Continue in this manner to cut required number of quilt pyramids (Photo E).|
| Sew SmartTM Tip:
If you cut left handed, work from the right end of the fabric strip and begin by cutting along the right edge of the ruler. -Marianne
|Download printable how to quilt instructions for this technique.|
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