35min intermediate Resources

Polish up your piecing skills and sew Monique Dillard's impressive nature-inspired quilt. | For links to the kits and pattern, look in the class Materials tab.

Episode descriptions

Welcome
1. Episode: Welcome
4min

Meet Callie and begin by looking at the contents of your Canyon Creek kit. Callie shows you how to label your materials so you can keep organized as you go.

Center Star Block
2. Episode: Center Star Block
10min

Start the Center Star block of your quilt by making quick work of the flying geese and sew-and-flip units, marking and sewing them at once. Then, find out how to accurately trim the quarter-square triangles to complete the block.

Half-Square Triangle Border & Blocks
3. Episode: Half-Square Triangle Border & Blocks
10min

Callie shares her ingenious method for making half-square triangle units, without marking fabric! Plus, get her tips for sewing triangles and making pieced borders.

Log Cabin Blocks
4. Episode: Log Cabin Blocks
4min

See how strip- and chain-piecing help the log cabin blocks come together quickly. The Canyon Creek design leaves some color selection up to you, so be sure to share your blocks!

Corner Star Blocks
5. Episode: Corner Star Blocks
8min

Finally, create two more star block styles with some fun Center Star variations. See how the pieces for the Candy Twist come together. Then learn to use a Tri-Recs ruler to keep your cutting (and sewing) simple.

About the Teacher

Callie Works-Leary
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Canyon Creek Quilt-Along

Callie Works-Leary

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Canyon Creek Quilt-Along