2019/09/07: Pineapple Log Cabin

Saturday 7 September 2019
Tutor Stuart Hillard
Duration 10am - 4pm

A fun day with Stuart learning how to create this fabulous block from his new book “simple shapes, stunning quilts”

Log cabin blocks never fail to please...they have a fascinating history, endless variations and would you believe this quilt is made with only strips and squares...no triangles at all!

6 places available

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For one block you will need (block size 15")

  • 20 assorted scraps of various rust and copper brown prints...16 of them cut to 3 ½” squares, the remaining 4 cut to 2” squares...mark the diagonal on the back of all 20 squares  lightly in pencil.
  • From an assortment of cream and light tan prints cut the following:
  • One square 3 ½” x 3 ½” for the block centre
  • Round one: Two strips each 2” x 3 ½”
  • Two strips each 2” x 6 ½”
  • Round two: Two strips each 2” x 6 ½”
  • Two strips each 2” x 9 ½”
  • Round three:  Two strips each 2” x 9 ½”
  • Two strips each 2” x 12 ½”
  • Round 4: Two strips each 2” x 12 ½”
  • Two strips each 2” x 15 ½”
  • Sewing machine, cutting mat, ruler, rotary cutter and sewing kit

This quilt would look awesome in batiks, amazing in bright modern prints and a pop of black and white of go with your favourite fabric collection! 

You can prep a few blocks ready for the class or get ahead of the game and prep all nine blocks...that way you can just enjoy sewing at the workshop although you will still need scissors. 

Additional fabrics for the border and appliqués...plus fusible web... this border is optional of course! 

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