Intermediate | 24 min 44 sec
A Pineapple block traditionally features strips of patchwork that radiate out from a center point, creating a beautiful design full of energy and movement. While it’s typically important to cut precisely and match your points perfectly, modern quilter Heather Jones teaches a method for piecing this block without measuring or matching, resulting in a loose, contemporary version of the original. This class is a fun way to create blocks quickly using leftover scraps of fabric, and it’s perfect for anyone who wants to practice improvisational quilting techniques and play with color.
What you’ll get:
Learn how to:
- Cut out strips of fabric without measuring
- Construct a pineapple block, piecing from the center out
- Trim the block as you go without measuring
- Square up the block
What you’ll get:
- Learn how to create blocks using improvisational quilting techniques
- 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Detailed supply list
- Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Heather Jones
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students.
Here’s what you’ll need:Materials to Make a 12 ½” Block:
- 1/3 yard each of two solid fabrics
- 6 ½” x 12” quilting ruler
- 12 ½” square quilting ruler
- 6 1/2 “ or 9 ½” square quilting rulers (optional)
- Fabric scissors
- Rotary cutter
- Cutting Mat
- Sewing machine
- Neutral colored thread
- Iron and ironing surface
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