Synopses & Reviews
Working with medium- to large-scale prints, quilters can create dynamic pieced blocks without hours of planning and precision cutting. The kaleidoscope effects occur spontaneously, thanks to the ingeniously simple 'Stack-n-Whack'? cutting technique. By stacking identical repeats of fabric, quilters can efficiently cut the pieces needed for all the blocks. Each block will be unique and unexpected, keeping the quilting experience fresh and exciting! With over 200 how-to illustrations and dozens of color plates. Designs include the classic LeMoyne Star, Hybrid Lilies, Kaleidoscope Pinwheel, Hexagon Star, Diamond Ring, Morning Star, and others, all pieced with construction methods that eliminate set-in seams and ensure quick, successful results.
Have you always wanted to try your hand at making kaleidoscope, pinwheel, and star designs? Marvel at this simple method for rotary cutting these versatile blocks. The kaleidoscope effects occur spontaneously, thanks to the ingenius Stack-n-Whack techniques.
More than 200 how-to illustrations and dozens of color plates detail the process fully. In addition to covering fabric selection, the chapters provide step-by-step cutting and piecing directions for seven different blocks, and yardage and assembly directions for 14 projects ranging from small wall quilts to queen-sized bed quilts. A chapter on quilting includes designs and strategies to bring out all the beauty of these magical quilts.