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Video tutorial: Windmill cathedral window – quilt block

Video tutorial: windmill cathedral window quilt block

I like adding texture to quilts and this is one of my favourite 3D blocks. This block is quick and easy to make.

How to make a Windmill cathedral window block

Learn in 2 minutes:

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Materials

  • Four 6 inch squares in dark blue
  • Four 6 inch squares in green
  • Twelve 12 inch squares in light blue

Block size

10 1/2 inch square.

Other examples for this fabric manipulation.

See the tutorial for the block below.
Video tutorial: Windmill cathedral window - quilt block

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Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 3

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block - variation 3

Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the third variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 3 of a disappearing shoofly block

Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Quilt designs

Without sashing. This quilt should be called “Shark”.

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly - variation 3

With sashing

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly - variation 3

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 2

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block - variation 2Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the second variation of this block I’ve made. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 2 of a disappearing shoofly block

Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Quilt designs

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Shoofly quilt block video tutorial

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Shoofly quilt block video tutorial