only the teacher, but to the other
students. This builds social
bonding with the class.
Ask each student to describe her
quilting skills, and what she is
hoping to learn in this class.
Watch the time, it may be
necessary to move on to the next
step before all of the blocks are
sewn. Make sure that the student
have time to complete one of each
block. They can make the rest at
home in the comfort of their own
sewing space. Homework is a
good reinforcement of the lessons
learned in class.
In Step One, watch carefully that
the students sew the short side of
Step Two block 2a is excellent for
demonstrating assembly line
sewing. Plan the pressing carefully
to achieve opposing seams for
Block 2b can be a challenge.
Sewing mistakes are magnified
when sewing the diagonal seams.
The pieced block should equal the
size of the large triangle.
The square in a square block can
be a real pain. Using the Ultimate
Point Trimmer makes fitting the
triangles to the square a piece of
Homework: Finish the blocks.