Pickle Dish Quilt Block
Intermediate | 1 hour 41 min
Pickle Dish Quilt Block
Award-winning quilter Sarah Bond comes from a long line of quilters. She loves traditional quilt patterns with wonderful curves and twists that provide the eye with motion and interest. One of her favorites is the Pickle Dish. Sarah shows you four variations of a traditional Pickle Dish block: Sliced Pickles, Pickle Wedges, Pickled Geese, and Diced Pickles. Learn the basics of foundation paper piecing and how to sew large and small curved seams so that you can put together perfect Pickle Dish quilts. By playing with different arrangements of the blocks, you can create a more contemporary or more traditional look, and no matter which design you choose, you'll have so much fun seeing the connected arcs of your quilt grow and flow together.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Pattern PDF
  • Fabric - an assortment of lightweight fabrics in cotton, linen, or blends
  • Scissors
  • 45mm rotary cutter, 28 mm rotary cutter, and cutting mat 
  • Small  and large quilting ruler
  • Medium grey polyester thread
  • Seam ripper
  • Pins
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Eyebrow shaver (optional)
  • Plastic bottle top, bone folder, or Hera marker for crease setting (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Sew four variations of a Pickle Dish quilt block: Sliced Pickles, Pickle Wedges, Pickled Geese, and Diced Pickles
  • Foundation paper piece
  • Sew on a curve
  • Sew flying geese
  • Plan colors and compose a design        
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Class Reviews
31 users recommended this class to a friend
Lela McKee Friel
I really enjoyed this class. Great teacher! I am inspired! Thank You!
March 19
Maxine Maxine
Great tutorial for foundation piecing and inspiring study of print and color for the blocks.
March 19
Courtney Cerruti
Sarah is so knowledgeable and generous! This class was a wonderful watch and I can't wait to make my first pickle dish block!
March 14, 2023