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with Gail Kessler
Online Class


Piecing With Triangles
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Wondering how to make a pinwheel quilt? Join designer Gail Kessler and find out how to bring colorful pinwheels patterns to life in four amazing projects! Discover five fast, easy methods to make half-square triangles, including a strip-set technique to produce eight at a time. Master the basic pinwheels block with Gail’s step-by-step guidance and piecing tips, and learn fun turnstile and windmill variations. With four Craftsy-exclusive patterns, you’ll create an adorable crib quilt, chic table runner, impressive sampler quilt and delightful pillowcase complete with three-dimensional pinwheel pockets. Along the way, Gail shares her expert insights to help you achieve the polished, eye-catching results you want!


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h32m

Included in this Class

1. Starting the Crib Quilt

1. Starting the Crib Quilt

Meet renowned quilter Gail Kessler and learn more about the pinwheel blocks you'll master in this class. Then dive right into learning how to construct the half-square triangles that form the pinwheels in the colorful Dimples crib quilt. Gail shows how to make one, two or four at a time!

2. Finishing the Crib Quilt

2. Finishing the Crib Quilt

Once you've created a stack of half-square triangles, watch as Gail demonstrates how to assemble them quickly and efficiently into pinwheels with perfect points. You'll consider the layout of your blocks to achieve a color combination that pleases you, then sew your blocks into rows and add borders and binding to complete your adorable crib quilt.

3. Clay's Choice Table Runner

3. Clay's Choice Table Runner

Explore another variation of the pinwheel as you construct the handsome Clay's Choice table runner. Gail shows how to make eight half-square triangles at a time for this dynamic pattern, then how to assemble the blocks and construct the runner.