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Circle of Life

Circle of Life

  • Briefly: Full details on how to applique the zodiac signs around the Mariner's Compass Read more
  • Type: Download Pattern
  • Designer: Ruth Blanchet
  • Finished size: 46" x 46"
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Techniques

    Applique, Foundation Piecing

    Supplies Needed for This Design

    • Applique Fabric: 2/3 yd (zodiac signs)
    • Applique Bg: 2/3 yd (zodiac backgrounds)
    • Main background: 1-3/4 yd 
    • 2nd background: 3/8 yd (rings behind compass) 
    • Point 1a: 1/3 yd (main points & applique stars)
    • Point 1b: 1/8 yd (main point shadow)
    • Point 2a: 1/3 yd (2nd points & applique stars)
    • Point 2b: 1/8 yd (2nd point shadow)
    • Binding Fabric: 1/2 yd
    • 1-1/2 yd fusible webbing
    • 50" square Batting & backing fabric
    • Neutral thread for piecing
    • Thread for applique & quilting
    • Small sharp-pointed scissors
    • Sewing machine
    • General quilting supplies
    • Masking Tape
    • Lightbox & Design Wall may be useful
    • Teflon Sheet, parchment paper, or baking paper

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  • Tags: applique, download, foundation piecing, quilt, quilt pattern

  • Regular price $12.99 USD
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    This lap quilt pattern includes full details on how to applique the zodiac signs around the Mariner's Compass. Star is foundation pieced. Pattern includes quilting instructions and how-to instructions. This pattern can also be purchased with our Mariner's Compass online class.