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Foundation-Pieced Arcs

Foundation and curved piecing pay off on a striking wall hanging. Our tips and tricks prove it’s possible to master these easier-than-they-look techniques.


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Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Click on "Download this Project" for patterns and tips about making foundation-pieced templates.

Because block units are foundation-pieced, fabric pieces are cut larger than necessary. Trim them to the correct size after stitching them to the foundation.

Click on "Download this Project" for tips on how to make foundation-pieced templates of patterns C and D. Be sure to transfer dots marked on patterns to templates, then to fabric pieces. These dots are matching points, which are used when joining pieces.

From assorted purple and green prints, cut:
24—5x7" rectangles (4 sets of 6 matching rectangles)
4 of Pattern D
4 of Pattern C

From gold print, cut:
20—3x7" rectangles

From dark purple print, cut:
4—2-1/2x42" binding strips
2—5-1/4x34" border strips
2—5-1/4x24-1/2" border strips