Category Archives: beginner quilt block

Video tutorial: Scrappy triangles with strips

Do you keep all your fabric scraps? I do and from time to time I think of ways of using them.

This is one of those times.

Learn to use all those assorted fabric scraps to make a srappy string quilt:

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Video tutorial: Scrap triangles with strips

2-minute video tutorial: French braid quilt block

I’m posting another tutorial to use those fabric strips you have lying around.

Learn in 2 minutes how to make a French braid quilt block:

A French braid can be made any size. Also it can be made in long strips rather than squares.

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2-minute video: French braid quilt block

Video tutorial: Half square triangles (HST) with a difference – easy quilting

HST (1)

I love thin lines in blocks in high contrasting colours.

I also love striped fabrics.

For one of the blocks I’ve added a think line to a half square triangles (HSTs) and used colour to make a really beautiful HST patterns.

For the other block I’ve used the striped fabric to make fancy patterns. Check it out!

Learn how to make two special half square triangles

Lots of different quilt layouts are possible with these 2 blocks. Check them out at the end of the video.

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