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Improvisational Piecing, Modern Design

with Jacquie Gering
Quilt outside the box and create imaginative blocks that look a lot harder than they really are, with the modern design sensibility of Jacquie Gering.

In bold prints, bright solids and neutrals with impact, Jacquie's designs will push you to experiment and improvise. While her aesthetic is bold and modern, Jacquie's block construction techniques - and her ability to be improvisational and precise at the same time - will add new tricks to the tool kit of even the most experienced quilter. You'll learn stitch-and-flip triangles, the slice-and-insert technique and a modern twist on crazy piecing. And Jacquie's joy in creating fabric art will teach you to "savor every stitch as you sew," just as she does.


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Lesson 1. Meet Jacquie Gering

  • Meet Jacquie Gering, co-author of "Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts."


Lesson 2. The Stitch & Flip Technique


Lesson 3. Love Knots Quilt


Lesson 4. Swirling Stars


Lesson 5. Slice/Insert Improvisation Technique


Lesson 6. The Unparalleled Quilt


Lesson 7. Crosscut Quilt


Lesson 8. Crazy Piecing


Lesson 9. To the Point Quilt

"This course is so much more than just three techniques and five quilts. The core message isn't in tweaking slightly Jacquie's lovely patterns ('to make them our own'), but in challenging the students to step outside of the comfort zone, cut boldly, risk increasing the scrap basket a bit, and improvise on our own. She gives us the surprisingly easy techniques and the warm, friendly support, but if we find our own paths remains to be seen; there is potential for excellence. Thank you Jacquie!"
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