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Spumoni Quilt - Christine Barnes

  • County Fair Fashion Mall 1264 E Gibson Rd E-500, Woodland, CA 95776 (map)

It was love at first sight—on Pinterest, no less—when I first saw this graphic block, often with the name of Japanese X and Plus block. What an opportunity for creative work with color! Each block is its own cohesive "color story" and could easily stand alone. Put nine different-colored blocks together, and the bold (almost chaotic) pattern comes alive. The workshop begins with the concepts essential to making each block read—color, pattern, and value. I do a demo on cutting and piecing the block, which is a cinch even for beginners. It's fast, and it's fun! 

Later Event: November 26
Community Service Open Sew