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Skill Level: Intermediate

You can learn how to precisely cut shapes including triangles, diamonds, hexagons, teardrops, gems and much more with 60-degree rulers. Learn more in the Class Description below.

Marci Baker
Learn to Quilt With 60-Degree Rulers
Marci Baker, Instructor
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Beautiful star quilts made with perfectly cut triangles, diamonds, half-diamonds, trapezoids, hexagons, teardrops, gems and more are very popular among quilters. Now you can learn the secrets of cutting and piecing these shapes with expert Marci Baker in this Annie's video class, Learn to Quilt With 60-Degree Rulers.

In this class, Marci explains in detail how to use two of the most versatile 60-degree rulers available -- Creative Grids and Clearview 60-degree rulers. What's special about these two rulers is that you can use either of them to cut all the shapes taught in this class, and then quilt those shapes together into 12 exquisite star quilt blocks.

In this class you'll learn how to:
  • Choose fabrics with the right balance of light, medium and dark values.
  • Save time and fabric with cutting shortcuts.
  • Align, measure and cut shapes using the Creative Grids and Clearview 60-degree rulers.
  • Cut beginner shapes including triangles, diamonds and half-diamonds.
  • Cut more involved shapes including hexagons, trapezoids, teardrops, gems, flat pyramids and more.
  • Press seams that lock together to reduce bulk and perfectly align.
  • Attain perfect points without pinning.
  • Work straight seams, set-in seams and easy Y-seams.
Class includes complete instructions to make 12 gorgeous star quilt blocks that come together in a beautiful Six-Pointed Star Sampler Quilt. Instructions are given to make the quilt as a lap throw, twin-, full-, queen- or king-size quilt.

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FREE -- Class Overview
01:48
FREE -- Introduction
05:19
Getting Started
29:55
Basics of 60 Rulers: Cutting ...
07:49
Blocks 1, 2 & 3: Triangles & ...
54:54
Blocks 4, 5 & 6: ...
58:58
Blocks 7, 8 & 9: Set-In Seams ...
38:12
Blocks 10, 11 & 12: Diamond ...
37:11
Quilt Finishing
35:38
Class Wrap-Up
01:52
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July 17, 2020
Marilyn S
A special request quilt sent me looking for a class that would help me with making 60* triangles. I am about half through the class. It has been very interesting. Marci knows her triangles and other angles. Her explanations and directions are easy to follow. The class has inspired a new interest and plans for another quilt.
February 28, 2020
Christine S
This project is just beautiful but even if you are not interested in making this particular quilt type, this class is well worth watching for Marci's excellent presentation of cutting, pressing, sewing, and efficiency tips. A long class with lots of information that I thoroughly enjoyed watching! The skills you learn will be very helpful no matter what quilt project you wish to make.
February 14, 2019
Deborah S
Excellent class with an abundance of information! Fast moving pace and accurate instructions.
I would love to see more classes by Marci Baker!
January 1, 2019
Chantal C
Very rich class, lots of tips and informations. Marcy covers all the aspects of the 60° angle piecing, I loved this class, I am sure I shall refer to it very often. Thank you so much Marcy for being so interesting.
October 24, 2018
Pat S
Marci Baker is an excellent teacher and her lessons are really interesting and understandable. I have never made anything with stars and triangles this way before. I thoroughly enjoyed her class and I am itching to start making a quilt using her techniques. I haven't felt so inspired in years. Thank you so much for this class. I will definitely be interested in any future classes by Marci.

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