Homage to Josef Albers Block
Beginner | 7 min 27 sec
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Modern quilter and designer, Heather Jones, shares how easy it can be to transform visual inspiration into patchwork goodness. In this class, learn how to construct a bold and contemporary quilt block that pays homage to her favorite artist, Josef Albers, and his series of paintings titled “Homage to the Square.” This crisp design and easy construction allows for creative freedom, so you can scale your block to a different size, or have fun playing with unexpected color combinations.

Finished Measurements:
Unfinished block will be a 7 ½” x 7 ½” square
Finished block will be a 7” x 7” square
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Three fat quarters of quilting cotton - Heather uses three solid colors in an analogous color family cut into the following dimensions:
  • First color (light blue): One 3 ½” x 3 ½” square
  • Second color (dark blue): Two 1 ½” x 3 ½” strips, and one 2 ½” x 5 ½” strip
  • Third color (lavender): Two 1 ½” x 5 ½” strips and one 2 ½” x 7 ½” strip
  • Pins
  • Snips
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Neutral thread
  • Iron
  • Ironing surface
Learn how to:
  • Precut fat quarters into specific dimensions
  • Sew precuts together to create a modern quilt block
What you’ll get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Heather Jones on Josef Albers block
  • A quick video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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