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Why I Love Improv Quilting and Resources for Getting Started — Pin Cut Sew Studio

What is improv quilting and how can you get started? Read all about why I love improv quilting, get some ideas and check out the best books and bloggers for learning improvisational quilting, even if you’re a beginner! || Pin Cut Sew Studio

Improv quilt – how to tutorials

I made this improv quilt in 2012. Here’s how I made it: How to make the blocks improv / free form quilt block number 1 improv / free form quilt block number 2 improv / free form quilt block n…

Getting Started in Improv Quilting...even if you don't know where to begin - Amy's Creative Side

Improv quilting is a fun and often overwhelming method to piece a quilt. I spent 100 days exploring improv quilting and want to encourage you to explore too! My History Looking around at my quilts and projects I’ve designed and made, I tend to be a very orderly quilter. I love the sequence and symmetry […]

Readers want to know -- how to piece ladders like Cher Cartwright

Yesterday Robyn left a comment on my blog post about Art Quilt Elements: "I'm trying to figure our how the ladder work was done by Cher Cartwright... I don't know if I have the ability or the patience to hem tiny squares ... if that's how it was done! Cher Cartwright, Chutes & Ladders 2, 28 x 40" Well, Robyn, I'm here to tell you that you DO have the ability to make pieced ladders! It couldn't be easier. Here's how. Decide on two colors for your ladder (or three or four or whatever). Cut…

Quiltcon 2023 / Soulful Quilts and Trends | Sherri Lynn Wood

The best of Modern Improv Quilting was on display at Quiltcon in Atlanta. These are the quilts that fed my soul at this particular Quiltcon, and here's why.

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15 modern quilts from QuiltCon 2023 – whole circle studio

No matter what style of quilting you enjoy — be it traditional, art, modern, or something else — quilting is quilting and we can all learn and be motivated from one another. Enjoy 15 of just some of my favorite modern quilts (plus a few bonus quilts) from QuiltCon 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. All desc

DIY Quilt-Inspired Block Printing Tutorial - Suzy Quilts

This quilt-inspired block printing tutorial is a creative way to add character to fabric. Together we will carve a block and stamp!

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30 Days of Improv QAL – Week 3: Triangles

30 Days of Improv Quilt Along Week 3 featuring Triangles by Shannon Fraser Designs #quiltalong #improvquilting

Improv Curve Quilt

My improv pieced curve quilt is finished. In my bid to practice sewing pieced curves, I got out a bunch of 5" squares that I had left over from a previous project and took to them with my rotary cutter. It was a little scary at the beginning, but I'm so glad that I made it... and finished it. I learned a lot about curved piecing along the way - the right ways of doing it, and the wrong. After watching a bunch of YouTube videos, it seems that I sewed my curves together the 'wrong' way. I had…

Improv Ladder Bee Blocks - Sarah Goer Quilts

In October, Allie asked us to make ladders for her Quilts Unscripted Bee. She asked that we make blocks that are at least 8" on each side with a ladder going all the way across the block, edge to edge. "The ladder can be curved, straight, leaning, have mismatched rungs, be missing rungs, anything. It ...continue reading →

Watch popular Improv quilting videos

Improv patchwork gives permission to break from accuracy as there are no straight line or seams to match. Utilising 10″ charm squares or layer cakes and a rotary cutter Sue cuts gentle curves to produce improv ripples. There’s no squaring up with improv blocks. She demonstrates a simple method for sewing curved seams together an inch at a time. The resulting blocks produce a variety of options for a beautiful quilt. #improvquilting #scrappyquilt #scraps #funproject #patchwork #precuts
Scrappy improvise quilt performing gentle curves, a great scrap busting project #quilting
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