This block is a lot of fun.
It’s not only liberating but the end result is a beautiful modern block.
I used layer cakes for this tutorial which makes the quilt a breeze and the layouts are many.
With a set of 42 layer cakes you’ll get a small quilt top 48″ x 56″.
Learn how to sew sew improv circles
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Fabrics on the video
Batiks would also work great with this block like these Malibu batiks for moda.
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My book Turnabout Patchwork
“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.
Buy individual chapters of my book
Now that my publisher is going out of business I have bought the rights to publish my book. Now you can download individual chapters. Each digital download is a bundle with 4 quilt patterns in it.
As well as the instructions and fabric needs to make the blocks you’ll find a section on quiltmaking basics at the end of the pattern that discusses:
- Squaring up blocks
- Assembly and quilting
See all the quilts in the book in a real life project
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