Were throwing a block party and youre invited! Follow along as professional quilting instructor Barb Eikmeier shares her secrets for quilting with pre-cut strips. Together youll make a variety of blocks using half-square triangles, curved piecing and appliqué, and youll even pick up a few tricks for using up scraps.
Meet Barb Eikmeier, who begins class by breaking down what makes pre-cut strips so special. You'll learn some of the pros and cons of 2.5" strips, before Barb shares considerations that ensure accuracy when working with them. Then dive right into making blocks with squares and rectangles.
Time to tackle triangles! Follow along with Barb as you turn your strips into folded-corner triangle units and find out how to use them in a variety of block styles. You'll even get some innovative stashbusting ideas for using up your scraps!
Think you can't use a 2.5-inch strip for a 2-inch half-square triangle? That's because you haven't seen Barb's special method yet! Tackle this must-have, before taking a look at quick and easy block designs in which you can use your HSTs. The lesson ends with a fun maple leaf design!
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