with Anita Grossman Solomon
Online Class

Quick Techniques for Classic Blocks: Wrenches, Stars & Twists

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Overview

Discover how stunning quilt blocks become easy quilt blocks with these video lessons from quilting author and instructor Anita Grossman Solomon. Start by learning Anita's innovative method for using printed sewing and cutting lines to create perfect blocks without measuring. Then apply this technique to create the Jewel Block, Monkey Wrench and Double Wrench blocks swiftly. Mix things up as Anita teaches you how to make precise cuts and create Square-on-Point and Square Star blocks using her streamlined process. Move on to tackling a variety of beautiful Bow Twist designs using a fresh method for corner triangles that will save you time and fabric. Finally, discover how to make charming Cabin Twist and eye-catching Snowball Twist blocks a breeze.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h36m

Included in this Class

1. CuttingLines Technique & Jewel Block
17m

1. CuttingLines Technique & Jewel Block

Meet Anita Grossman Solomon, and discover a new method for creating beautiful, traditional Jewel blocks. Along the way, Anita will show you how to make perfect half-square triangles without trimming. You'll even see how printed sewing and cutting lines can help you create perfect blocks without measuring!

2. Monkey Wrench & Double Wrench
17m

2. Monkey Wrench & Double Wrench

Explore various types of Monkey Wrench and Double Wrench blocks that you can make using innovative CuttingLines patterns. Then, see how to rearrange a Monkey Wrench to create the Grecian Design block, and rearrange the Double Wrench block units to produce a Propeller block.

3. Innovative Squares on Point
17m

3. Innovative Squares on Point

Discover how to streamline the creation of Square-on-Point blocks. You'll master Anita's method for cutting all your on-point pieces while maintaining the directionality of your fabric. Anita will also show you techniques for marking up your rulers to achieve precise cuts every time.

1. CuttingLines Technique & Jewel Block

1. CuttingLines Technique & Jewel Block

2. Monkey Wrench & Double Wrench

2. Monkey Wrench & Double Wrench

3. Innovative Squares on Point

3. Innovative Squares on Point

4. Square Star

4. Square Star

5. Bow Twist

5. Bow Twist

6. Twist Variations

6. Twist Variations