Shelley Cavanna

Block of the Month 2018: Les Amis Quilt

Shelley Cavanna
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  • In-depth Instruction; over 109 mins
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Meet Shelley and start class by learning about the inspiration behind the Les Amis quilt. Then Shelley shares tips for staying organized, cutting, and establishing an accurate seam allowance.
Start your quilt with the easy-to-piece Flower Star block. Find out how to cut from templates, or use a Tri-Recs ruler, to create 60-degree triangle units. From there, assemble the block in a simple nine-patch formation and see how to ensure that your points are precise.
Shelley guides you step by step to make the Flying Geese Star block using her four-at-a-time method for a quick finish. Learn how to sew the center square-in-square unit and get pinning tips to keep your points aligned.
Assemble the Ohio Star block with quarter-square triangles and sew-and-flip units. Shelley also shares a smart approach to making partial star blocks to help you complete your quilt.
Revisit the sew-and-flip method as you create the Moroccan Star block. See how simple units you might already know, such as log cabin starters and sew-and-flip triangles, are joined to create this complex-looking block. Plus get tips for making full and partial blocks.
Wrap things up by putting your Les Amis quilt together! Shelley shows you how to make quick work of chain blocks with strip piecing, then shares tips for adding borders and finishing your quilt.
6 Lessons
1  hrs 49  mins

Watch your skills bloom with the beautiful Les Amis Block of the Month designed by Shelley Cavanna!

Note: While this quilt kit is no longer available, you can still stitch along with Shelley using your own fabric and the included pattern.

Shelley Cavanna

Shelley Cavanna is the founder of Cora's Quilts, based near Sacramento, California. Living up to her design mantra, "stunning quilts made simple," Shelley writes patterns with the busy, multitasking quilter in mind. She breaks down complex blocks with concise instructions and full-color illustrations that are approachable for any quilter.

Shelley Cavanna

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