Crazy Log Cabin Quilt

 

Intro to Crazy Log Cabin Quilt Class  (#1 of 22)

intro to crazy quilt class

 

Take a quick look at how to make a crazy log cabin block. (#2 of 22)

quick look at how to make a crazy quilt

 

Learn what supplies you will need to make a 12″ (finished size) crazy log cabin block. (#3 of 22)

supplies for making a crazy log cabin quilt

 

Learn about fabric choices for your crazy log cabin block. (#4 of 22)

choosing fabric for crazy quilt

 

Learn how to use a focal fabric to help you choose fabrics for your crazy log cabin block. (#5 of 22)

focal fabric for crazy quilt

 

Learn about the structure of a traditional log cabin block. See how fabric choices can produce a secondary design. (#6 of 22)

traditional log cabins

 

Learn about the secondary designs that appear when lights and darks are carefully placed in your log cabin block. (#7 of 22)

secondary design in crazy quilt

 

Learn about the fabric pieces that need to be cut for your block — “centers” and “logs”. (#8 of 22)

intro to cutting

 

Learn how to cut the centers for a crazy log cabin block. This video goes over both rotary cutting and scissor cuts. Unlike most quilt projects, your centers do not all have to be the same size. Try to cut “squares” (four sided figures) about 4″. (#9 of 22)

intro to cutting

 

Learn how to cut the “logs” for a crazy log cabin block. This video goes over both rotary cutting and scissor cuts. Unlike most quilt projects, your logs do not all have to be the same width. The logs used in this project are at least 2″ wide but not more than 4″ wide. (#10 of 22)

cutting logs in crazy log cabin quilt

 

Learn how to sew the first log to the center square. (#11 of 22)

sewing crazy log cabin quilt

 

Learn how to trim, sew, and press the second log in your log cabin block. (#12 of 22)

sewing #2 log on crazy quilt

 

Learn how to trim, sew and press the third log of your log cabin block. (#13 of 22)

sewing #3 log in crazy quilt

 

Learn how to complete your crazy log cabin block by cutting off excess fabric. (#14 of 22)

finishing your block

 

Learn how to trim using scissors instead of the rotary cutter. (#15 of 22)

trimming with scissors

 

Learn how to use chain piecing to speed up production of your crazy log cabin blocks. (#16 of 22)

chain piecing

 

Learn about different ways to arrange your crazy log cabin blocks. (#17 of 22)

arranging blocks in crazy quilt

 

Learn how to begin sewing the blocks together to make a crazy log cabin quilt. (#18 of 22)

sewing blocks for crazy quilt

 

Learn how to sew and press the rows in your quilt top. (#19 of 22)

sewing rows in crazy log cabin quilt

 

Learn how pressing rows in opposite directions helps you when matching intersections. (#20 of 22)

pinning intersections of crazy quilt

 

Learn how to complete a crazy log cabin quilt top. (#21 of 22)

completing quilt top

 

Thank you for visiting LearnHowToQuilt.com! (#22 of 22)

closing crazy quilt class

 

Up one level: Quilting Classes

 

Expert contribution.

crazy log cabin quilt

This is my first attempt at quilting. Thanks to you and your website I was able to layout this queen size top ready to assemble.

Thank you for your expert contribution.

Kevin L Wiltfong

 

Comments are closed.
back to top