There’s a Valentine’s day project for everyone in this post.
Many different techniques to choose from: traditional patchwork, improv patchwork, embroidery, fabric manipulation, foundation piecing and reverse appliqué.
Learn reverse applique and improv patchwork technique with this easy tutorial.
Check out this short 2 minute video tutorial on improv patchwork first to see how easy it is. You can use those small scraps you’ve been keeping…
This is an easy project to start learning foundation piecing. This was my first try and a few more potholders down the track I’m doing a Dear Jane quilt using this patchwork technique.
Strippy hearts quilt
Make a small quilt this Valentine’s say. Get the pattern
Do you like fabric textures and fabric manipulation? This is an easy fabric manipulation to start with.
Make a potholder, a mini quilt or a lap quilt using this block and master foundation paper piecing while you’re at it.
Check out how easy it is to make this block in this short video tutorial and download the free heart foundation piecing template:
Yet another heart block
This one is made with freezer paper foundation piecing. Get the template.
Win my heart quilt
Watch a short video on the quilt:
Get the quilt pattern.
This is a beginner quilt. Choose your favourite pink and grey fabrics and make this easy modern quilt. Equally beautiful in reds and blacks/greys.
Check out how to easy is to make a block for a XOXO quilt with this 2 minute video tutorial:
With this tutorial you can start learning or polish up three different skills: patchwork, embroidery and appliqué.
Make this pincushion with the hot water bottle heart cut out.
My book Turnabout Patchwork
“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.
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