Category Archives: charm pack sewing

Two disappearing hourglass quilt blocks – video tutorial

Vídeo tutorials. 2 disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

This technique has been around for a while but it always generates great looking blocks.

Use 2 or 3 colours to increase the variety of designs.

How to make 2 Disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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Framing a favourite print – fussy cutting video tutorial

Framing a favourite print - video tutorial

Do you have a print that you love and don’t want to cut up in small pieces? Why not making a feature of it?

This technique is called fussy cutting. Just identify the print you like and use a clear ruler to frame and cut.

How to frame a favourite print – fussy cutting

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Cracker quilt block video tutorial

Cracker quilt block video tutorial

Cracker block is a classic. It’s also easy to make.

With just this simple block you can make many different quilt designs.

Also try with different colour combinations: dark background like on the video, white background, solids front and back, scrappy. Lots of possibilities.

Learn to make a cracker quilt block in less than 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: half square triangle quilt block – quilting for beginners seriesi

This tutorial is for a very basic half square triangles units.

Half square triangles or HSTs are the foundation for many blocks.

They can be made in many different ways. The technique I demonstrate makes 2 HSTs at once using 2 squares of contrasting fabrics.

How to make 2 half square triangle blocks

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Video tutorial: Half square triangle quilt block - quilting for beginners series

Video tutorial: hourglass block – beginner series

This is a quick and easy block suitable for beginners.

It can be made in coordinated fabrics or scrappy.

For a faster block you can use pre-cuts such as charm squares like I used for the video tutorial.

With this tutorial you will make 2 hourglass blocks in no time.

How to make an hourglass block

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Video tutorial: Hourglass quilt block - quilting beginner series