Class Details for Beginners Patchwork

Number of Lessons: 4
Price: US$ 40.00
Tutor: Jennifer Houlden
On Demand: Start anytime

Join Jennifer and others from around the world for this four lesson online class. Rectangles & Squares is designed as a beginner quilt class but is open to any level of quilter to take. This class will cover many basics of quilting along with colour, fabric selection, precise cutting and piecing as well as have a couple of design options available to choose from. In the first lesson, you will pick your fabrics and learn how to precisely cut the pieces required to make the blocks. The second lesson will cover everything you need to know about building the blocks to make the centre of the quilt. Lesson three will be all about turning those blocks into rows and sewing them together on-point. As well, detailed directions will be provided for making he setting triangles. Finally, in lesson four you will pick the border option you want and add it the quilt. So come along and have some fun and see just how many options this one block has to offer.

Supplies and Outline

Option A - On Point with pieced border

Option B - On Point with single fabric border

Option C - Square on with pieced border

Option D - Square on with single fabric border

Click on link for chart which includes all fabric amounts for each option.

Fabric requirements chart

General Sewing Supplies

  • Sewing machine and accessories
  • quarter inch foot for piecing
  • Cutting board, rotary cutter and rulers (long ruler ie 8.5″ x 24″ or 6.5″ x 24″ and a small square ruler)
  • Scissors for paper & fabric
  • Pins: flat head for pinning pieces together & forked for pinning seams together
  • Neutral thread for piecing such as grey or beige
  • Seam ripper
  • Universal machine needles size 80/12
  • Fabric marker/pen/pencil/chalk
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pencil
  • Design wall may be useful