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Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design

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Quilt outside the box and create imaginative blocks that look a lot harder than they really are, with the modern design sensibility of Jacquie Gering.

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jacquie Gering
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


In bold prints, bright solids and neutrals with impact, Jacquie's designs will push you to experiment and improvise. While her aesthetic is bold and modern, Jacquie's block construction techniques — and her ability to be improvisational and precise at the same time — will add new tricks to the tool kit of even the most experienced quilter. You'll learn stitch-and-flip triangles, the slice-and-insert technique and a modern twist on crazy piecing. And Jacquie's joy in creating fabric art will teach you to "savor every stitch as you sew," just as she does. Whether you're a modern quilter in search of new methods to try, a traditional quilter looking for a new direction, or a maker who needs to hear some inspirational words, you're in for a treat!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Jacquie Gering
Meet Jacquie Gering, co-author of "Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts."
2. The Stitch & Flip Technique
3. Love Knots Quilt
4. Swirling Stars
5. Slice/Insert Improvisation Technique
6. The Unparalleled Quilt
7. Crosscut Quilt
8. Crazy Piecing
9. To the Point Quilt

Taught by

Jacquie Gering
Jacquie Gering
The co-author of Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts (Interweave, 2012), Jacquie is a contributing designer and author for Stitch, Modern Patchwork, Quilter's World and Quilter's Quarterly. Her quilts have been featured in other national and international publications. Jacquie is a leader in the modern quilting movement, serving on the board of directors of the National Modern Quilt Guild. She teaches and talks quilting across the country and shares her designs and quilting knowledge on her popular blog, Tallgrass Prairie Studio.

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