Modern Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

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NOW PLAYING: Log Cabin Quilting: Block-making Basics and Sewing a Pillow

In this four-part course, Susan Beal puts a fresh spin on the very traditional craft of log cabin quilting. Each section, you'll explore a different block style, from easy, graphic square-within-a-square blocks to minimalist, modern crosses and even improvised quartered wonky blocks. The course is perfectly suited to both seasoned quilters and newbies, with ample hand-holding on core techniques, expert tips on block settings, and lessons on how to play with color and print...More


About Susan Beal

Learn Modern Log Cabing Quilting with These Classes

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    Log Cabin Quilting: Block-making Basics and Sewing a Pillow
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    Log Cabin Quilting: Block-setting Basics and Sewing a Baby Quilt
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    Log Cabin Quilting: Modern Cross Block and Table Runner Set
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    Log Cabin Quilting: Improvised Wonky Blocks and Sewing a Tote Bag

Here's the Breakdown

Part 1:

 Log Cabin Quilting: Block-making Basics and Sewing a Pillow

Welcome to log cabin quilting! In this first part, we'll focus on the classic, simple, and very modern square-within-a-square block setting. Susan will walk you through the basics of choosing fabric, cutting strips, and pressing and piecing your "logs." Once you've learned how to make a complete...More

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Part 2:

 Log Cabin Quilting: Block-setting Basics and Sewing a Baby Quilt

Now that you've learned the basic skills for constructing a log cabin block, it's time to talk about block settings. In this section, Susan will demonstrate some of the most popular historical block settings, like Barn Raising, Straight Furrows, and Sunshine and Shadow. She then shows you how to...More

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Part 3:

 Log Cabin Quilting: Modern Cross Block and Table Runner Set

In Part 3, let's mix things up with a minimal and stylish modern cross block. The striking cross motif is a fun way to play with scale and color, and in this class, Susan demonstrates how to use colorful jelly roll or roll up precuts to make a matching table runner and trivet. What you will...More

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Part 4:

 Log Cabin Quilting: Improvised Wonky Blocks and Sewing a Tote Bag

Once you know the rules of log cabin quilting, you can break them! In this final episode, Susan shows you fun ways to improvise log cabin techniques to make "wonky" blocks. She then ends the course with an eye-catching tote bag featuring colorful, improvised quarter log cabin blocks. What will you...More

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