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Class + Kit

2016 Summer Block of the Month

Piece and appliqué your way to a quilt that's a summer blockbuster!


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
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Carl Hentsch
  • Closed captioning available (web only)
  • Optional quilt kit with 15 ⅞ yards of total fabric for quilt top and binding

Class Overview

Create an updated, Amish-inspired quilt top month by month as you expand your skills alongside quilt designer Carl Hentsch. In this free 2016 Summer Block of the Month class from Craftsy and BERNINA, you'll use foundation paper piecing, strip piecing, curved piecing, fusible appliqué and more, all on the way to a finished top that combines the best of classic motifs and captivating color.

Product Details

Every kit includes premium Boundless Solids in a range of vibrant hues. You'll receive yardage to sew your 90" x 90" quilt top, as well as fabric for background and binding. The 2016 Summer BOM quilt pattern is available to be printed and downloaded for everyone enrolled in the class.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome & Kit Preview
Discover the project kit you can use to create your own version of the quilt Carl is making in this class. It includes all the fabric you'll need!
2. Getting Started
3. July: Center Medallion
4. August: Circle Border
5. September: Triangles & Squares
6. October: Appliqué Flower & Stems
7. November: Strip-Pieced Blocks
8. December: Basket of Lilies & Setting Triangles

Taught by

Carl Hentsch
Carl Hentsch
Carl Hentsch's love of creative pursuits began at an early age when he learned sewing, knitting and patternmaking. He became passionate about quilting in 2006 after dabbling in it for years, and today he's a quilting author and designer. Along with teaching on Craftsy, Carl shares his knowledge at quilt shops and guilds across the country.

Product Specs

CollectionBoundless Solids
Dimensions90in x 90in
Fabric Width44 inches
Fiber Content100% Cotton
Product MaterialCotton
Pattern DesignerCarl Hentsch