Around the Block

Tuesday July 31st
1:30 to 5:00 pm

Gifts for Every Season

Join us for a day of fun! Learn how to use three different Creative Grids rulers which are featured in several Cut Loose Press patterns. These projects are fast fun and easy – when you have the right tools! By the end of the day, you will have ideas for everyone on your list. In the morning, we will learn how to make three different blocks. Buy a kit of your favorite and complete a project in the afternoon with hands on supervision!

The Cut Loose Press Log Cabin Leaves Pattern (CLPNAM004) adds a “Cathedral Window” technique to a traditional half log cabin block. In class, make a half log cabin block (the least known of the log cabins and my personal favorite) and then add the squares which are folded in half on the bias and then pulled back to create the curve.
The six-inch curvy log cabin block is featured in the Cut Loose Press pattern – Roundabout (CLPCAM007). It works like the traditional log cabin – the strips are cut approximately ¼” wider so they can be trimmed to size after each round. BUT, since the widths are different for the lights and darks to create the curve, the tool has two different sets of squares.