Basic Set

Designing with Strips and Curves

Home of the original Louisa L. Smith
Strips 'n Curves cutting templates for quilters

Now manufactured and distributed
by Debby Walters

Browse our website for our latest designs using Strips 'n Curves templates, tutorials, and accessories that make using these unique cutting templates a breeze.

Half Clamshell

 NEW class for this design!

Featured Tutorials

These introductory videos use the Basic Set templates in the demonstrations, but
general cutting 
and construction techniques apply to all Strips 'n Curves template sets.

Part 1

Introduction and general cutting instructions

Part 2

DEMO: Machine piecing curved seams

Part 3

DEMO: Prepared edge applique for curved seams

Part 4

Discussion of design options