Category Archives: beginner quilt block

9-patch quilt block with swirling seams video tutorial

9-patch quilt block with swirling seams video tutorial

Swirling seams is a technique Eleanor Burns popularised. It’s a simple way to reduce bulky seams and still press the seams to the side.

Learn in 2 minutes how to do swirling seams in a 9-patch quilt block:

If you like this technique, you can watch the same technique applied to a 4-patch block:

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Video tutorial: Disappearing pinwheel quilt block variations

Video tutorial: Disappearing pinwheel quilt blocks

This is one very special technique that yields many different blocks. Some of them are even traditional blocks such as churn dash and monkey wrench.

How to make many disappearing quilt blocks from 2 squares

Learn in just over 3 minutes and have a look at many of the variations.

Disappearing pinwheel block sampler quilt

I made a Disappearing pinwheel block sampler quilt with 11 different variations of the block. Have a look at the block and tutorial:

Quilt size

56 inches x 42 inches.

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Video tutorial: double hourglass quilt block

This block is made with fabric strips. It can be made any size.

You will need a ruler with 45 degree markings to cut the triangles. You can make the quilt in coordinated fabrics or just scrappy. It’s a great bock to use your jelly rolls. Your blocks will just be bigger than mine! Have a go!

How to make a double hourglass block

Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Double hourglass quilt tutorial

Video tutorial: Tube quilting with strips – hexagon blocks

Tube quilting is a quick technique that produces results in a short time.

Also this is another way of making hexagon blocks without a 60 degree ruler.

Learn tube quilting in 2 minutes:

How to sew the hexagons together?

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TUBE QUILTING HEXAGON QUILT BLOCKS

Video tutorial: Disappearing 4-patch quilt block

This is a quick method to make a special block starting with a simple 4-patch quilt block. This is a perfect block to use all those fabric scraps you have left over from other projects or just use coordinated fabrics. In each case you can be assured the quilt will be beautiful.

How to make a quick disappearing 4-patch block

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Video tutorial: Disappearing 4-patch quilt block - easy quilting