From 5 fabric strips to quilt block video tutorial (Hidden wells)

Vídeo tutorial: make a block out of 5 strips of fabric

A while ago I made a similar block with 4 fabric strips of the same width. This time I tried with 5 fabric strips of different widths and this is one of the blocks I got.

The choice of fabrics is important. It works best with high contrasting fabrics and colours.

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How to make this block from 5 fabric strips

Learn how to make this block in 2 minutes:

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Materials

  • 1 red 1 3/4 x 10 inch strip
  • 1 light green 2 1/2 inch x 10 inch strip
  • 1 yellow 3 1/2 x 10 inch strip
  • 1 light red 2 1/2 x 10 inch strip
  • 1 dark green 1 3/4 x 10 inch strip

Block size

12 3/4 inch square.

Arranging the block

After the tutorial you get 4 pieces, two of each:

From 5 fabric strips to quilt block - video tutorial - easy quilting block

From 5 fabric strips to quilt block - video tutorial - easy quilting block

Arrange the 4 pieces to make the block:

Video tutorial: make a block out of 5 strips of fabric

 

Quilt layouts with this block

From 5 fabric strips to quilt block - video tutorial - easy quilting block

From 5 fabric strips to quilt block - video tutorial - easy quilting block

From 5 fabric strips to quilt block - video tutorial - easy quilting block

14 thoughts on “From 5 fabric strips to quilt block video tutorial (Hidden wells)”

  1. Susan, The look would be a bit different with all the strips being the same size but it would work.

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  2. I have a couple of strip bundles and was wondering the same question Susan posted. I am intrigue so I’ll try it out. Thank you so much for this idea.

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  3. I have made a quilt that was similar to this. It was very difficult to work with, especially on the outside edges. All of the edges stretched and got rippley. Do you have any suggestions? Love the pattern and would like to give it another shot. Thanks.

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  4. Hi Janice, I agree that working with blocks that have edges on the bias can be challenging . You could try and starch your fabrics so they don’t stretch as much.

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