Video tutorial: 2 Bento box quilt blocks – quick and easy

Video tutorial: 2 bento box quilt blocks - quick and easy quilting

These two variations of a bento box are very quick and the quilt designs you can make with them look intricate but they’re really easy.

Learn to make 2 bento box quilt blocks  in just over 2 minutes

Blocks size

10 1/2 inch square

Materials

Starting log cabin blue block

  • 1 blue 4 inch square
  • 2 white 4 x 2 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 white 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 blue 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 blue 11 x 2 1/4 inch strips

Starting log cabin green block

  • 1 white 4 inch square
  • 2 green 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 green 4 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 white 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 white 11 x 2 1/4 inch strip

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Video tutorial: 2 Bow tie quilt blocks – quick and easy quilting

Video tutorial: 2 bow tie quilt blocks - quick and easy quilting

Bow tie is a quick and easy block and you can make many different quilt layouts with it.

For a special look this block looks great with rounded corners.

How to make a quick and easy bow tie quilt block and a bow tie with rounded corners

Learn how to make this easy block in less than 2 minutes:

Note: the rounded corners can be applied to any 4-patch block.

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Video: Textured 4-patch quilt

4-patch textured quilt - free tutorials

This is my second quilt with fabric manipulations.

Have a close look at the quilt:

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Step by step instructions with colour photos in a 68 page booklet:

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2-minute video tutorial: Free motion quilting – quick and easy quilting

I usually finish my quilts with free motion.

To do free motion quilting, you will need to use a darning foot and lower the feed dogs of your machine so you can move the quilt sandwich freely.

How to do free motion quilting video tutorial

Start small.

Free motion is not hard but it requires quite a few hours of practice to get confident at it.

Above all be patient. Your first attempts may be awful but don’t give up. Practice makes perfect.

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2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt – quick and easy block

2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt block

This is a quick and easy quilt block made out of lots of square triangles (HST).

The quickest way to make this block is to make a large batch of HSTs. You can learn on this tutorial how to do that too.

How to make a Ribbon quilt block

Learn to make a ribbon quilt block in 2 minutes:

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