This video will discuss the different log cabin quilt which represents order, simplicity, and union. It has a central square with alternating light and dark fabrics. There are a few different log cabin quilting techniques such as:
- Fields and Furrows which represents the highs and lows of a newly plowed field.
- Barn Raising which has light and dark fabrics resembling a barn’s post and beam framework.
- Light and Dark which resembled the light of the day as farmers worked from sunrise to sunset.
- Streak of Lightening resembled the weather a farmer had to work with in the fields.
Log Cabin Quilt — Quilting Techniques
Then continue on to part 2 which shows how to make a log cabin quilt.