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Taught by Barb Eikmeier
Online Class

Traditional Blocks From Pre-Cut Strips

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We’re throwing a block party and you’re invited! Follow along as professional quilting instructor Barb Eikmeier shares her secrets for quilting with pre-cut strips. Together you’ll make a variety of blocks using half-square triangles, curved piecing and appliqué, and you’ll even pick up a few tricks for using up scraps.


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 1h44m

Included in this Class

1. Squares & Rectangles

1. Squares & Rectangles

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.

2. Folded-Corner Triangles

2. Folded-Corner Triangles

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!

3. Half-Square Triangles

3. Half-Square Triangles

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!