Fussy Cutting Quilting Sew Easy Lesson

Use this simple quilting technique to cut identical quilt pieces from the same large print fabric.

1. Make plastic template for a quarter circle.
2. Position template atop fabric motif (Photo A). Draw around template and cut on line or cut around template with rotary cutter.
3. Place fabric piece atop fabric, right sides up and aligning design on piece with fabric below. When properly aligned, you will barely be able to see cut piece (Photo B
4. Cut around fabric (pattern) piece with scissors to make identical piece (Photo C). Be careful not to cut pattern piece.
5. Repeat to cut required number of pieces.


For a set of Fussy Cut templates from Fons and Porter, click here.

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