Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by Sherri Lynn Wood
Improvising while piecing fabric requires a balance of instinct and sewing agility. In this class, artist and improv quilter Sherri Lynn Wood coaches you through developing both skills. Learn how to work with angles using a flexible pattern, then take a traditional block like flying geese and explore variations without rulers or templates. You’ll skirt the edge of your comfort zone as you explore and experiment with color relationships in patchwork, and combine angles in interesting and surprising ways to create a final piece of patchwork you can use in any project.
Learn how to:
  • Cut without using a ruler
  • Combine patchwork to create wedges and angles
  • Compose with improv patchwork

What you'll get:
  • A five-part class on how to explore angles while developing improvisational patchwork techniques
  • Six HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert quilter Sherri Lynn Wood
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Chapters
Patchwork Improv: Exploring Angles
00:59
00:48
16:57
13:12
05:45
45:11
03:20
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • A variety of fabrics including large and small scraps and strips
  • Sharp scissors
  • Rotary cutter and mat
  • Sewing machine with neutral thread
  • Pins
  • Tailor’s chalk
  • Iron and ironing surface
Discussion
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