with Marilyn Foreman
Online Class

Quilted Kaleidoscopes

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Overview

Piece custom kaleidoscope quilts with large-print fabrics you love and lessons from pattern designer Marilyn Foreman. Learn strategies for choosing fabrics and achieving perfect four-patch kaleidoscope blocks. Then, show off your blocks in the elegant, on-point Kaleidoscope Table Runner. Use rectangles and stitch-and-flip techniques or a popular Twister tool to create another runner complete with tricky-looking pinwheels that are actually a breeze to construct. Plus, make the vibrant, twin-sized Twilight Kaleidoscope Quilt with four-patches in a variety of sizes, star blocks, multi-fabric sashing and more. Piece custom blocks that capture an entirely new look with every fabric and every setting you choose.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h4m

Included in this Class

1. Kaleidoscope-Friendly Fabrics
18m

1. Kaleidoscope-Friendly Fabrics

Meet your instructor, quilt designer Marilyn Foreman, as you receive an introduction to the dazzling world of quilted kaleidoscopes. You'll learn how to identify and calculate repeating patterns in your fabric and explore the best fabrics to work with.

2. Kaleidoscope Runner
31m

2. Kaleidoscope Runner

Get started on a beautiful kaleidoscope table-runner project with Marilyn's expert tips along the way. Start by exploring the best ways to measure, cut and rotate your fabric to test various design combinations. Once you've selected your favorites, you'll construct your kaleidoscope blocks and lay out your runner!

3. Pinwheel & Twister Kaleidoscopes
16m

3. Pinwheel & Twister Kaleidoscopes

Discover the fun of making pinwheel kaleidoscopes that start with basic rectangle units. Next, work with twister pinwheel kaleidoscopes as you create Marilyn's beautiful Twister Runner. You'll experiment with prints and blocks of various sizes to create the look you like best! Marilyn demonstrates ways to cut and assemble your four-patches with precision to create beautiful symmetrical patterns.

1. Kaleidoscope-Friendly Fabrics

1. Kaleidoscope-Friendly Fabrics

2. Kaleidoscope Runner

2. Kaleidoscope Runner

3. Pinwheel & Twister Kaleidoscopes

3. Pinwheel & Twister Kaleidoscopes

4. Twilight Kaleidoscope Quilt

4. Twilight Kaleidoscope Quilt

5. Assembling the Quilt

5. Assembling the Quilt

6. Finishing the Quilt

6. Finishing the Quilt