Frequently Asked Questions


Chubby Spinner Correction. The second diagram has an error in it. The tools should not rotate for the Spinner. See the diagram to the right for the correct layout of your strip sets and tool.

Four of a Kind An unfortunate mistake in both cutting and yardage charts. Please download the Four of a Kind Addendum.
Cutting Corner Frames page 6: The square should be 10 1/4" rather than 9 3/4". We are sorry for this error.The corner frame template printed in the back of the book (page 15) is incorrect. Check your book inside cover. Reprints in 2009 have been corrected.
(Print the following addendum) New York Beauty addendum
Some of the template pages included in some early patterns have a Gem Five tool that is printed too large. The height of the Five tool should be 5 inches. If not you have an incorrect template. Gem Five paper template for the correct one. I hope this hasn't caused anyone too many problems.
Correction: page 8 or 11 (depending on version):
Cut the 14 3/4" background squares in HALF diagonally, not into fourths
Cut the 29" square into fourths.
Where can I find more 12 Degree Wedge patterns?
Click here for Free patterns for the 12 Degree Wedge.
I am missing the corner template. (Print the following page)
Butterfly corner page

How do I bind the butterfly circle?
Binding a circle quilt

What is the angle of the wedge tool included in the pattern?
The tool in the Butterfly in the Round pattern is a 12 Degree Wedge made of 1/8" acrylic. A 12 Degree requires 30 wedges to make a circle.

How is the 12 Degree Wedge different from the 10 Degree Mini Wedge?
A ten degree mini wedge requires 36 wedges to make a circle whereas a 12 degree requires 30 wedges to make a circle. The ten degree mini creates a center opening of 5" and the 12 degree creates a center opening of 2".

Bias Binding for Butterfly in the Round
Binding info for 16 1/2" to 18 1/2" circles.
Download here
Correct5ion Page for the Figure Eight Swirls: (select one)
Correction page if you have not started sewing your Figure Eight Swirls
Correction page if you have started sewing your Figure Eight Swirls.

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