Category Archives: 60 degree ruler template

2-minute video tutorial: 3D hexagon quilt block

Video tutorial: 3D hexagon block with 3 strips

I made a 3D hexagon a while ago (you can checkout the tutorial below), and I’m making another one again but this time it uses 3 strips of fabric instead of 2 and the 3D effect is one layer deeper so to speak.

How to make a 3D hexagon quilt block with 3 strips

How to make a 3D hexagon quilt block

Learn in 2 minutes how to make a 3 D hexagon block:

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler

If you plan to cut at 60 degrees a lot you may consider investing in a 60 degree ruler.

OR

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

How to sew hexagon quilt blocks without Y seams

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Video tutorial: Sewing hexagon quilt blocks together

I’ve made lots tutorials with hexagon blocks and some of you have asked me how you sew those blocks together without using Y seams.

How to sew hexagon quilt blocks without Y seams

You don’t have a 60 degree ruler?

Download: 60 degree triangle template (pdf) or learn to cut  60 degree triangles with your regular ruler.

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SEWING HEXAGON BLOCKS

Video tutorial: Easy New York Beauty quilt block

Video tutorial: New York beauty quilt block

With pointy triangles and circles a lot of you probably will think this is a hard block.

Don’t despair, foundation piecing is coming to your rescue – at least for the pointy triangles!

And then just get out your pins as you will need quite a few of them to make circle sewing easier.

How to make a New York Beauty block

This video is a bit longer than my usual 2 minutes.

I wanted to show the paper piecing process really well so you feel you can try it out.

It really pays to learn paper piecing. No block will be too hard once you know how how to paper piece.

Downloads

For a finished 7″ x 7″ block ensure you print the templates at 100%.

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Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles 3

Video tutorial: quilting with triangles 3

This is the third tutorial in the series exploring hexagon layouts. And with this one I’m giving hexagons a rest! There’s more to explore that’s for sure and I’ll come back to it.

Here is the  tutorial to make this placemat or table runner:

Download a 60 degree triangle template (pdf) or learn to cut  60 degree triangles with your regular ruler.

If you plan to cut at 60 degrees a lot you may consider investing in a 60 degree ruler.

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Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles 2

Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles 2

This the second in a series of tutorials about using equilateral triangles in quilting. I love all the different layouts you get and how by just varying the colours and the number of strips the results are quite different.

Check out how you make this layout in 2 minutes:


Download 60 degree triangle template (pdf) or learn to cut  60 degree triangles with your regular ruler.

If you plan to cut at 60 degrees a lot you may consider investing in a 60 degree ruler.

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Have you made any of my quilts or tutorials?

If you make any of my tutorials and upload pictures to Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder on private message me in Facebook with some photos and I’ll post them for everyone to see!