Cultural Fusion Quilts Class Plan


Baby Quilt

From Cultural Fusion Quilts by Sujata Shah

Make a quilt that is so fast and fun, you would want to make more than just one. This quilt is perfect for beginning to an experienced quilter. Learn to cut and sew curves with template-free technique to make each block different from the next.  Students will complete the quilt top to finish at home.  

Class Length

Two - 3 hours sessions for covering the basic technique and create the quilt top.

Class Supplies

  • Required text – Cultural Fusion Quilts book
  • Basic sewing and rotary cutting Supplies
  • Olfa rotating mat (Optional)
  • 6 1/2'' square Creative Grids ruler
  • 1/4 yard each of 16 assorted solids


Make a kit of pre-cut 8'' squares from 16 -1/4 yards of assorted solids of contrasting value.

Offer a machine quilting class in addition to this class to finish the project.  

Classroom preparation

Each student needs a sewing machine and individual cutting space. Common ironing stations for pressing the blocks and quilts.

Class Outline

Follow the instructions on page 48 to demo how to:

1.     Prepare the fabrics for the blocks

2.     Cut the blocks

3.     Chain piece the blocks

4.     Trim the blocks

5.     Assemble the quilt top

6.     End the class with the instructions for finishing the quilt.