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Deep dive into intermediate to advanced curved piecing techniques to create a beautiful Sesen quilt. The pattern will guide you through creating inset seams along with intermediate to advanced curved piecing techniques. I also offer the Sesen Skill Builder Bundle so that you can practice the inset seams and curves before tackling the larger Sesen quilt pattern.
Sesen means lotus flower and is a symbol of the sun, creation, and rebirth. Let your creativity be rekindled with this modern, graphic quilt design! The pattern offers three sizes: baby, lap, and queen AND includes bonus quilt options for the large scraps created in piecing!
Sizing / Finished Measurements
Baby: 36″ x 36″ (40″ x 50″ bonus quilt)
Lap: 72″ x 72″ (60″ x 80″ bonus quilt)
Queen: 96″ x 108″ (60″ x 80″ bonus quilt)
Templates and Template Preparation
I work with acrylic templates when I am piecing curves, but I know that not all templates are the same and not everyone has templates. When cutting the concave and convex shapes, you may use templates included at the end of the PDF on pages 20-21 or standard 6ʺ finished / 6½ʺ unfinished Drunkard’s Path acrylic templates (I personally use templates from Jen Carlton-Bailly). Note: If you have your own set of Drunkard’s Path acrylic templates, I recommend printing out the templates from pages 20-21 and verifying that your templates match the concave and convex shapes suggested for the pattern.
When you print and cut out the templates from pages 20-21, make sure that the scaling is set to 100% or Actual Size before you print. Measure the 1ʺ square on the template page with one of your quilting rulers to make sure that the templates are printed to the correct size. You may use the printed templates and a fabric marking device of your choice or using template material, trace the paper templates onto the material to create your own templates.
- I find a smaller 28mm rotary cutter ideal for cutting curves in combination with acrylic rulers. This is totally optional. A 45mm rotary cutter will also work very well.
- 12½ʺ square ruler or larger
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