Log Cabin Quilting
Part 1:Log Cabin Quilting: Block-Making Basics and Sewing a Pillow
In the first part of the Log Cabin Quilting course, 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 block in this simple style, she'll show you how to turn it into a beautiful quilted pillow.
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 part, Susan demonstrates some of the most popular historical block settings, like Barn Raising, Straight Furrows, and Sunshine and Shadow. She then shows you how to lay out and piece together a stunning asymmetrical baby quilt.
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.
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 part, 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.
Now that you've learned the basic skills for constructing a log cabin block, it's time to talk about block settings. In this part, Susan demonstrates some of the most popular historical block settings, like Barn Raising, Straight Furrows, and Sunshine and Shadow. She then shows you how to lay out and piece together a stunning asymmetrical baby quilt. Learn how to:
- Cut and assemble log cabin blocks
- Chain piece
- Layout log cabin blocks in a variety of ways
- Use a design wall to arrange and rearrange blocks
- Assembling a quilt top
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393 users recommended this class to a friend
Simple but very chic special project, great calm way of teaching. Everything is explained clearly. Susan is such a charming person, it`s a pleasure to learn from her.
October 11, 2022
Can I go into any fabric store to buy items for quilting? Is Michael's craft store a good start? I learned something new great class.
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