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Class + Kit

2016 Craftsy Block of the Month

Bring a beautiful quilt to life with celebrated designer Lynette Jensen!


Online Lessons
Online Lessons

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including patterns
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers
  • Closed captioning available (web only)
  • Optional quilt kit that includes 17 yards of fabric for quilt top and binding

Class Overview

Sew the Craftsy-exclusive Garden Charm quilt as you explore fun lessons and fresh techniques in the 2016 Block of the Month class. Enjoy start-to-finish guidance as you create this gorgeous 84" x 92" design, starting with must-have tips for fabric selection, cutting, and piecing. Lynette will show you how to sew a lovely hourglass center for your quilt before you soar into a fun, efficient method for creating flying geese units. Learn how to build out your quilt with a striking dogtooth border and Ohio Star blocks before adding eye-catching modified pinwheels to your design repertoire. Next, follow along with Lynette to create pristine floral appliqués and sew a high-flying adaption of traditional piano keys. And, discover Lynette's recommendations for backing, batting and quilting. Finish class with a quilt you'll always treasure, and skills that will enhance all your future projects!

Product Details

Classic style comes to life with the beautiful 2016 Block of the Month Kit! Your Garden Charm Quilt Kit includes gorgeous traditional fabric from the Home Again and Sand & Stone collections, designed by Lynette Jensen. You'll also receive background and binding fabric to complete this lovely 84" x 92" quilt.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome
Learn about the beautiful 2016 Block of the Month Garden Charm quilt kit!
2. Getting Started
3. January: Hourglass & Border No. 1
4. February: Dogtooth, Border No. 2 & Stars
5. March: Modified Pinwheels
6. April: Appliquéd Border
7. May: Modified Piano Keys
8. June: Outer Borders & Finishing

Taught by

Lynette Jensen
Lynette Jensen
Lynette Jensen was one of the very first designers to create a Block of the Month program for quilt retailers, and her Thimbleberries BOM ran for more than 22 years, with more than 300,000 quilters and 1,000 stores participating. Lynette founded Thimbleberries, has designed countless quilt patterns and has also authored more than 75 books. Lynette now designs for RJR Fabrics and teaches for Craftsy.

Product Specs

CollectionRJR Home Again by Lynette Jensen
Product DesignerLynette Jensen
Number of Pieces21
Dimensions84in x 92in
Fabric Width44 inches
Fiber Content100% Cotton
Product MaterialCotton
Care InstructionsMachine wash and dry. Bluprint does not recommend pre-washing your fabric.
Pattern DesignerLynette Jensen