Intermediate | 41 min
Taught by Anna Maria Horner
Learn how to combine existing patchwork pieces and fussy cut floral fabrics to create stunning floral bouquet blocks. Inspired by 17th century Broderie Perse (Persian embroidery) quilting, Anna Maria Horner shows you how to create a modern interpretation of a "trompe l'oeil" bouquet using improvisational patchwork and applique. The architectural line work of this modern block is softened by the organic floral motifs, giving it a balanced and fresh look. “Mod Corsage” is perfect for anyone with patchwork experience who is looking to experiment with composition and color.
 
Learn how to:
  • Identify and construct floral motifs
  • Compose and arrange a bouquet using patchwork and applique
  • Adapt your composition for easy patchwork
  • Create thorns and leaves with half-square triangles
  • Construct quilt top using improvisational patchwork
  • Cut a stem on the bias to create a curved applique
  • Hand-applique curved and straight edges
  • Machine-applique curved and straight edges
What You'll Get:
  • Detailed lesson on "Mod Corsage" to create stunning floral bouquet blocks
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Anna Maria Horner
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
Introduction
02:03
Materials
02:36
Building Compositional Elements
05:10
07:42
04:39
15:48
Variations
03:26
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Variety of floral fabrics and patchwork blocks for flowers and flower head shapes (note: patchwork blocks with concentric designs and eye-catching centers work well for this class)
  • Various "stem and leaf" fabrics in shades of green
  • Various background fabrics in softer tones (Anna uses cream-colored fabrics)
  • Thread
  • Sewing machine
  • Rotary cutter and mat
  • Quilting ruler
  • Snips
  • Scissors
  • Iron and ironing surface
Discussion
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Transcript
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