Intermediate | 21 min
Taught by Heather Jones
This modern quilt design uses 12 large-scale blocks that are strip-pieced, which can be assembled in different orientations to achieve a different finished design. Heather shows you how to cut and strip piece fabric and then cut them into blocks. She also talks about how to work with bias cut edges to minimize stretch. As well as nifty technique for sewing consistent ¼” seams. Heather teaches how to assemble the quilt top, which is an accessible design for new quilters, as well as experienced quilters looking to try out a modern aesthetic.

What you will learn:
— Squaring up, cutting, and pinning fabric
— Strip piecing
— Sewing an even 1/4” seam
— Constructing and cutting large-scale quilt blocks
Chapters
Introduction
00:54
Materials
01:03
Prep Fabric
03:47
Quilt Design
04:28
02:40
06:56
02:01
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Materials for 60” x 80” finished quilt: 6 ¼ yard red print fabric (Amy Butler’s Alchemy Organic Flora in Coral)
  • 6 ¼ yard cream fabric (Free Spirit Designer Solids in Cream)
  • 4 yards backing fabric (Free Spirit Designer Solids in Cream)
  • ½ yard binding fabric (Free Spirit Designer Solids in Flamingo)
  • 20.5” square grid ruler (or cardboard template)
  • 6.5” x 24” quilters ruler
  • rotary cutting mat and rotary cutter
  • pencil and thread snips
  • Moleskin (for seam allowances)
  • 60” x 80” piece of batting or a twin sized package
  • all purpose thread to match your fabrics
  • iron and ironing board
  • sewing machine
Discussion
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