Around the Block: Improv Quilt Blocks for 12 Modern Quilts

Discover the freedom and excitement of improv-style quilting with innovative designer, Lucie Summers. Lucie takes traditional quilt blocks, like Shoofly and Snowball, as gives them the improv treatment with her trademark piecing techniques making this a block book with a difference. Lucie demonstrates that instead of stressing about your points you can loosen up and adopt a more relaxed, intuitive approach for truly stunning results. There are instructions for how to create an improv version of 12 different quilt blocks, as well as step-by-step instructions for how to use these blocks to create striking, one-off quilts with a difference. The projects play with the idea of a sampler quilt by using repeated blocks, but because of the improv style each individual block is different. Lucie also plays with scale, super-sizing some of the blocks for unique results.