Online Class

Fast & Flexible Log Cabin Quilts

$14.99$29.99

You may think you know everything about the log cabin quilt, but you'll be amazed at what you can do! Take a brand-new look at this classic block and make creative quilts in traditional to modern styles.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Nancy Smith
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Create the log cabin quilt of your dreams! Plan and construct log cabin designs under Nancy Smith's expert guidance. Learn to make dozens of patterns from the same basic blocks, audition your fabrics to get the look you want, and use color in surprising ways. Complete yardage and cutting charts are included for five quilt sizes from crib to king. Also included: more than 10 quilting layouts, including Barn Raising, Fields & Furrows and Chain Link, and ideas for smaller projects such as pillows and placemats. You'll also learn variations such as Echo and Greek Key.gNancy shares engaging, easy techniques that will help you create countless projects. Turn this classic block into a canvas for your quilting imagination!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Nancy Smith
17:40
Prolific author and designer Nancy Smith begins this exploration of log cabin blocks by talking about the history of this traditional block and how to cut and lay out jelly roll strips.
2. Log Cabin Fabric Selection
20:07
3. The Night & Day Block
29:33
4. Log Cabin Quilt Layouts
16:40
5. Alternative Block Options
14:57
6. Chaining Your Blocks
20:58
7. Fussy Cutting Centers & Troubleshooting
17:53

Taught by

Nancy Smith
Nancy Smith
Nancy Smith, a quilter for more than 40 years, was co-owner of Great American Quilt Factory. She co-authored more than 70 quilt books for Possibilities and C & T Publishing and helped design more than 100 fabric lines.
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