Category Archives: beginner quilt block

Video tutorial: Kaleidoscope quilt blocks

Video tutorial: Kaleidoscope quilt blocks - 2 kinds

These 2 kaleidoscope blocks are quite different.

One is made with foundation piecing and the other one uses 60 degree triangles cut from the same repeat of a strip of fabric.

How to make 2 kaleidoscope quilt blocks

For the kaleidoscope quilt blocks using the stacking method I used just over 2 yards of fabric and got lots of blocks and this is the quilt I made:

Video tutorial: kaleidoscope quilt - whack and stack - on block wonder

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler

Not to worry, here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:

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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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