Beginner | 40 min
Taught by Heather Jones
Learning how to improvise block construction is a cornerstone of modern quilting. Heather Jones teaches three ways to experiment with improvisational piecing: with a log-cabin block, a stacked-coin block, and with a wonky cross block. This method of creating patchwork is perfect for mixing colorful fabric scraps, allowing you to forget about perfect measurements and straight lines, and learn to play with your creative intuition. At the end, you’ll understand how to combine blocks to produce one-of-a-kind, organic quilts – no “pattern” required.

Chapters
Introduction
00:33
Materials
00:43
Improvisational Blocks
12:32
10:51
12:30
03:00
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • ¼ yard each of three colorful fabrics
  • 1 yard of neutral fabric
  • Rotary cutter
  • Fabric scissors
  • Thread snips
  • Cutting mat
  • Quilting ruler (6 ½” x 12” and 6 ½” x 24”)
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine
  • Neutral thread
  • Iron
  • Ironing surface
  • Discussion
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