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3 Blocks 30 Quilts

with Kate Colleran
Create original one-block quilts with standout style. Discover the setting magic that lets you turn three versatile blocks into 30 dynamic quilt layouts.

Unlock the creative power of three approachable blocks to create remarkable projects with quilt designer Kate Colleran. Get tips for choosing fabrics, strip piecing, pressing and more. Then showcase favorite fabrics in a modified log cabin block made with strips of all different sizes. Sew a second block featuring a four-patch that creates settings with vibrant interplay between blocks. For the most dramatic block yet, combine half- and quarter-square triangles, trapezoids and star points. Discover 10 unique settings for each of these blocks — and make them your own! Blend beautiful colors with hand-picked patterns for one-block quilts with all the visual interest and movement you strive for.

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Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Join quilting instructor Kate Colleran for a fun, engaging introduction to the class. You'll start by contemplating color pairings as Kate lends her tips on where to look for inspiration and how to audition colors before you start the quilting process.


Lesson 2. Modified Log Cabin: Huey Louie


Lesson 3. Setting Basics


Lesson 4. Fabulous Four-Patch: Daisy Mae


Lesson 5. Fun With Half-Square Triangles


Lesson 6. All About Angles: Sasha


Lesson 7. Make It Your Own

"I really enjoyed this class with all of the different possibilities and look forward to making the first two patterns. Blocks that aren't difficult but with lots of different possibilities are awesome. The third project in the class was very interesting and unique."
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