Creativebug: Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

Creativebug: Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

One of the best things about the Internet is being able to learn at any time, and at any pace. I know a lot of you are like me, with young kids (or school, work, other commitments), and it can be hard to find time to even make an appointment to go to the doctor, let alone sign up for a class to learn a new hobby. Creativebug is a subscription based website that allows you to take classes where experts in all sorts of crafts teach you a new skill.

Creativebug: Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

I’m really happy to be able to share with you a new class launching today by my friend and fellow quilter Susan Beal – Log Cabin Quilting. You may know Susan through her blog West Coast Crafty, or her books which include Modern Log Cabin Quilting and Sewing for All Seasons. (I have both!)

Creativebug: Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

I first met Susan during an online fabric swap over a year ago, but went on to have the chance to spend time with her in person at Quilt Con and Fall Quilt Market last year. She is such a talented, genuine person and I really think her personality shows in the introduction video for her class on Creativebug.

Creativebug: Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

The log cabin is a very versatile block. You can change the whole look of a quilt depending on fabric placement, cut angles and block size. More than once I’ve seen an awesome log cabin quilt without realizing they actually were log cabins!

Creativebug: Log Cabin Quilting with Susan Beal

As I mentioned before, Creativebug is subscription based. You sign up for a monthly fee and then have access to all the classes on their website. And there are a lot! You will see tons of names you know in the instructor list, like Anna Maria Horner, Heather Baily, Gretchen Hirsch, Amy Bulter, Joel Dewberry, and Kaffe Fassett.

I’m going to check out Susan’s class as well as Lisa Congdon’s Basic Line Drawing class. Oh! And there is an iPad app so you can learn on the go. I hope you will go check it out!

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8 Comments

  1. Reply

    Sondra

    May 6, 2014

    Totally agree with you, Faith! Creativebug has GREAT workshops and I hope to participate in both that you mentioned.
    By the way, your book is amazing.
    XXX Sondra

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    Tiffany

    May 6, 2014

    Thank you Faith! I, too have young children and love to learn new quilting skills! Thank you for sharing this wonderful resource and the so, so cute picture of quilt and baby!!

    Aloha,
    Tiffany

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    Lizzie

    May 6, 2014

    Holy cow, this sounds fabulous. I’ve been following Lisa Condon on Instagram, so I’d love to see more with her too. Thanks so much for sharing about this!

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    Míša

    May 6, 2014

    All these projects look great (especially the bag)! Thank you for the notice to Creativebug. I will definitely look at it

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    rosa

    May 6, 2014

    All are fabulous and log cabin is one of my fav block!!

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    Kim F

    May 6, 2014

    I love all the information available on the internet pertaining to quilting. Thank you so much for sharing this with us. I will check it out.

  7. Reply

    Val

    May 6, 2014

    I’m intrigued…I need to check this out…thanks for the info!

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    Yolanda in Cali

    May 6, 2014

    I like the log cabin blocks.you are correct, fabric color placement is key.

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