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Purchase this digital product and receive a link to the YouTube video of the CraftyMonkies Online Interactive Workshop featuring leading designer, tutor & craft expert Chris English and his superb Improv Sampler Quilt class, which first aired via Zoom on Saturday 23 October 2021.


Once you have purchased this product, the PDF document you will receive contains a link to the private-access video on YouTube!


Introduction by Chris:-

Learn and experiment with a three super exciting improv techniques, then combine these to create the start of an amazing improv quilt sampler! Add a reverse appliqué circle for extra visual interest!...
What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-
You will learn foundation strip piecing, hacked improv nine patch, half square triangle hack and reverse applique circles.
Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Beginner and/or anyone interested in trying some improv techniques!
Material requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Quilting thread
2 circular paper templates – the base of a mug is a great size. One should be approx half an inch smaller than the other.
Fabric requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-


Reverse Appliqué Circles
We’re going to add a reverse applique circle to each of the blocks we make but we’ll do a practice one first.
10 6” squares of fabric, a mix of solids and prints would be good.
A marking tool; chalk or a pen
Circular template – the base of a mug is a great size!
Foundation Pieced Strippy Block with Reverse Appliqué Circle
Multiple fabric strips of various lengths and widths from short and fat to long and skinny and everything in between. Various weights and types of fabric are fine to use.
4 x 12” square of lightweight fabric – calico or something like that, a bed sheet etc. even paper would do but you then have to take that out ☹
Nine Patch Hack with Reverse Appliqué Circle
Two lots of 18 x 3” squares of fabric for one hacked block. One plain and one print would be perfect.
HST Hack with Reverse Appliqué Circle
10 6” squares of contrasting fabric.
Create 20 HSTs join in rows, hack the rows and join and rehack.
Insert circle
Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Sharp Scissors
Marking Tool
Cutting Mat
Rotary Cutter
Iron and Ironing Board
Pattern Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-
Template for the reverse applique circle - nothing too technical - just use a mug base!


This class is available to view as many times as you like for 60 days FROM THE DATE OF YOUR PURCHASE

NOTE: Any short video featured in this promotional info is a Trailer and not the fully-edited version you'll gain access to via YouTube!


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Video of Workshop: Chris English - Improv Sampler Quilt!

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