Break the Rules - 2024
A Block of the Month with Quiltfolk
Introduction - Month 1
Interpreting Book Covers:
The Literal Approach
Welcome to a new chapter in your quilt-making journey. All of the films within Month 1 will help get you off to a flying start. Take inspiration from Margaret Fleisher’s book-inspired blocks and get to know your hosts, Jenni Smith and Kay Walsh who will be guiding you through many techniques in the months ahead.
lessons with margaret
Making a Start
How can we begin to make quilt blocks by looking at book covers?
Ways to Approach Text
Margaret guides you through various ways of interpreting the text on book covers.
Looking at Curves
Different shapes appear on book covers, how can we start to tackle them?
Step By Step
A more in-depth look at how Margaret makes the Bibilophile by Jane Mount cover.
Top tips for how to approach this Block of the Month.
Tutorials with jenni & Kay
Working with Fusible Web
How to use fusible web to apply different shapes to your blocks with Jenni.
Simple Strip Piecing
Jenni shows you the basics of improv strip piecing.
Sewing a Gradual Curve
Kay cuts and stitches a free-hand curve – a must watch!
Let’s take a look at all of the amazing work you have already been so busy creating!
Observing other people’s work can be an amazing source of inspiration, so lets take a look at a gallery of work from last year’s students.
Live session recording