Video tutorial: Hexagon quilt block 1 and 2

Video tutorial: Hexagon quilt block 1 and 2

Do you have any jelly rolls you don’t know what to do with? This is your project!

If you don’t have jelly rolls, you still can make these 2 blocks quickly and easily.

How to make 2 hexagon quilt blocks

Learn in less than 2 minutes how to make these 2 beautiful blocks:

Materials for 2 blocks

  • 2 strips of fabric 2 1/2 inch x 37 inch.

If you don’have a 60 degree ruler

I can recommend using a 60 degree ruler if you plan making a full quilt.

OR

  • here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:

Buy Hexagonal dream quilt pattern

You can make a full quilt with these blocks and 9 more hexagon block layouts with my pattern Hexagonal dream quilt.

You can buy the pattern in my Etsy shop.

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

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Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll quilt block 2

Quick and easy jelly roll quilt block 2 video tutorial

This is block number 2 of a series of 3 that is made with jelly rolls or with 2 1/2 inch strips of fabric. Check out the jelly roll quilt block 1 tutorial.

This block is very versatile and you can make lots of quilt designs with it.

How to make this jelly roll quilt block number 2

Learn to make this  technique in just over 2 minutes:

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See some of the possible quilt blocks and quilt designs you can make with this quilting technique:

Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll block

Making a quilt from start to end

Making a quilt from start to end - free tutorials

These are the steps I follow for all my quilts.

Step 1 – Making the quilt top

Choose a quilt pattern or design your own. Here you have 2 of my free patterns:

Free pattern: Disappearing pinwheel sampler quilt
Disappearing pinwheel sampler quilt.

Half square triangles sampler quilt
16 Half Square Triangles quilt.

Step 2 – Quilting

Free motion quilting

There are many ways to do the quilting. I usually do free motion for all my quilts.

It’s quick and easy once you get the hang of it.

If you wish to try, here’s how you do it:

Check out my free motion tutorial for more details.

Quilt as you go (QAYG)

You can quilt the top as one piece or block by block with sashing. I prefer QAYG. It’s a lot easier on a domestic machine.

QAYG with narrow sashing

The finished sashing width for this technique is 1/2 inch. Learn the  technique in under 3 minutes:

Check out my Quilt as you go with narrow sashing tutorial.

QAYG with wide sashing

The finished sashing width for this technique is 2 inches. Learn the  technique in 3 minutes:

Check out my Quilt as you go with wide sashing tutorial.

Step 3 – Making flange or faux piping binding

If you want to add a very special touch to your binding, check this tutorial out:

Check out my flange binding tutorial.

Step 4 – Binding the quilt

This is the final step to making a quilt. Learn to bind the quilt by machine:

Video tutorial: Storm at sea quilt block – version 1

Storm at sea quilt block - video tutorial

This block looks hard yet it is super easy to make. The beauty of this block resides in the many quilt layouts you can make by just using different colours for each piece.

How to make a Storm at sea block

Watch a short video demonstrating how to make this block.

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This block is a perfect block to learn foundation paper piecing.

I know a lot of people feel a bit confused by foundation piecing. I hope this video makes sense to you.

Storm at sea block size

9 1/2 inches.

Download templates only

Storm at sea quilt pattern

Christmas storm at sea-etsy

Other layouts

Storm at sea quilt layouts - video tutorial

2 Disappearing 9-patch blocks – video tutorials

Video tutorial: 2 disappearing 9-patch blocks

How to make a disappearing 9-patch block


See what quilt designs you can make with this block.

How to make a double disappearing 9-patch quilt block


See what quilt designs you can make with this variation of the block.