This fun 3D Twisted Log Cabin pattern is a classic reimagined by quilting legend Lessa
Siegele , create some colorful optical illusion art of your own
An excellent version of the classic log cabin design, this fabulous Lessa Siegele Twisted Log Cabin pattern takes a much-loved classic pattern and transforms it into a dynamic piece of optical illusion art.
With the use of graduating shades your hexagon or flowers will become 3D and literally look like they are ready to spin off the quilt.
If you’ve already made your share of the original log cabin quilts, the Twisted Log Cabin pattern is a great opportunity to flex your quilting muscles and try something a little bit harder, a whole lot more impressive.
What we love about it: This pattern is actually for three separate designs. There is a single hexagon, three hexagons in a building block, and a flower quilt. You can also add as many blocks as you like.
What you need to know:
PDF: With our printable patterns there’s no waiting around at the mailbox. It’s simple, just download, print, and create.
Skill level: Intermediate
Techniques: Foundation paper piecing (with clear instructions for the paper piecing novice)
One hexagon 17" (43cm)
Three hexagon cubes approx 40" x 52" (102 x 132cm)
Change the size of the template to suit your project, try a miniature or go big
Instructions: Easy to follow step-by-step instructions including two-color design pages for you to try out colorways in two different layouts
All 2 Sew Textiles pdf patterns have both imperial and metric measurements
Gift ideas: This modern quilt is always popular with our left-brained loved ones. Anyone who loves to see intricate puzzles and how designs fit together will love this quilt, if you have an engineer in your life this would be the perfect gift.
All about the designer: Lessa Siegele OAM is an unofficial queen of quilting in Australia, her patterns have been made and loved by people all around the world. With more than 40 years’ teaching experience Lessa is a recipient of both the Order of Australia Medal and the coveted Rajah Award for her contribution to quilting and has even featured on The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims.
Why not? Check out the rest of our great range of downloadable quilt patterns for sale while you’re here? We even have some more optical illusion quilts —3D Boxes or Inner City Baby Blocks.
What are you waiting for? You will love the flow of color and the design options with this value for money pattern. The choice is yours, follow the pattern exactly, or make this quilt your own.