block of the month 2013

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12 HD Video Lessons

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Laura Nownes

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A prolific teacher and author, Laura has written five landmark books on quiltmaking, including the iconic "Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!" View profile »

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block of the month 2013

Craftsy Block of the Month 2013

with Laura Nownes

Learn new quilting techniques, make new friends and create a sampler quilt! Each month, Laura Nownes demonstrates one great quilting technique in this FREE class.

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In Craftsy's second annual Block of the Month for 2013, sew along with quilting legend Laura Nownes as she teaches you how to make 10 blocks of various sizes, including LeMoyne Star, Tumbling Blocks, Strippy Spools and Offset Log Cabins. You'll learn techniques such as 45-degree and 60-degree triangles, partial seams, Y-seam construction and curved piecing. Select the specially priced Craftsy fabric kit, featuring Robert Kaufman's colorful Spot On, Metro Living and Remix fabrics, or choose favorite fabrics from your stash. Add two fun filler blocks, then assemble the 60" x 63" (152 x 160 cm) quilt and finish with Laura's easy mitered binding. It's a great class for experienced quilters, but jump right in if you have basic sewing skills!

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