Category Archives: christmas pattern

Video tutorial: Patchwork Christmas tree softie and Christmas storm at sea quilt

Put to good use those small fabric scraps you’ve been keeping and make a few Christmas trees.

Or why not make a quilt with Christmas fabrics or colours with the very popular storm at sea block.

How to make a Patchwork Christmas tree ornament and a storm at sea block

Learn to make these 2 Christmas projects and learn foundation piecing at the same time!

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2 Christmas patchwork projects

 

2 star quilt blocks – video tutorial

2 star quilt blocks - easy video tutorials

I know stars are popular blocks so here you have 2 tutorials to make stars using quite different techniques.

If you’d like to make a quilt without Y seams check Marci Baker book out.

How to make 2 star quilt blocks

Learn in just over 4 minutes:

New book out on December 3

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

You can preorder on Amazon now.

Stay tuned for more!

Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist by Teresa Mairal Barreu (TeresaDownUnder)

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Video tutorial: Morning star quilt block

Video tutorial: Morning star quilt block

This is one of those blocks that gives the impression of curves where there’re none. I chose to make it with paper piecing because it’s just easy. It’s also a good block to learn foundation piecing with.

When you cut the fabric pieces, cut them at least 1/2″ larger than the triangle including the seam allowances.

How to make a Morning star block

Learn in just over 3 minutes:

What can you do with this block?

You can make this quilt!

Quilt pattern: A cog in the wheel - confident beginner - quick and easy quilt

A cog in the wheel is an easy modern quilt pattern suitable for confident beginners.

You can choose which technique to use in making it.

Included are instructions and templates for traditional piecing and foundation piecing.

Have a look at the quilt in this short video:

Buy A cog in the wheel quilt pattern

Download just the block paper template

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Morning star quilt block video tutorial and template

Video tutorial: Ohio star quilt block

Video tutorial: Ohio Star quilt block

I got this beautiful Christmas fabric from a friend. And since we’re getting closer to Christmas an Ohio star block seems like the best choice for it. I hope you like it.

How to make an Ohio star block

Learn in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: easy 6 pointed star with no Y seams quilt block

Video tutorial: Easy 6 pointed star without Y seams

This technique, developed in 1991 by Marci Baker, is from the book Oh My Stars! which has 14 different projects. Check it out!

How to make a 6 pointed star quilt block without Y seams

Learn in 2 minutes:

Don’t you have a 60 degree ruler? You still can make this block with a square or rectangular ruler with 60 degree lines. Learn how to use your straight ruler to make this block:

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