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Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 3

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block - variation 3

Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the third variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 3 of a disappearing shoofly block

Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Quilt designs

Without sashing. This quilt should be called “Shark”.

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly - variation 3

With sashing

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly - variation 3

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 2

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block - variation 2Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the second variation of this block I’ve made. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 2 of a disappearing shoofly block

Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Quilt designs

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Shoofly quilt block video tutorial

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Shoofly quilt block video tutorial

 

 

 

Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block

Double disappearing 9 patch block video tutorial

This is another twist on a disappearing 9-patch block variation I made sometime ago. This is a quick and easy block which is suitable for beginners. It’s also a perfect block to make with charm squares.

How to make a double disappearing 9-patch quilt block

Learn how to make a double disappearing 9 patch block in just over 2 minutes:

 

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Block size

12 inches.

Materials

For 2 simple 9-patch blocks:

  • 5 x 5 inch squares in one print.
  • 5 x  5 inch squares in a matching print
  • 8 x 5 inch squares in the background fabric

Tip: Choose a different colour scheme for each block. For instance red and green, yellow and purple, orange and blue, black and red.

Play with different placement of the blocks. See some examples below.

Quilt designs

You have here a few quilt layouts that you can make with this quick and easy block:

Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block tutorial - This is a very quick and easy block

Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block tutorial - This is a very quick and easy block

Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block tutorial - This is a very quick and easy block

Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block tutorial - This is a very quick and easy block

Other disappearing 9-patch blocks

You may also be interested in these disappearing 9-patch blocks:

Variation 1

See the blog tutorial for more details and photos of quilt designs.

Variation 2

The blog tutorial has more details and photos of quilt designs.

Variation 3

See the blog tutorial for details and photos of quilt designs.

Variation 4

See the blog tutorial for more details and photos of quilt designs.

 Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block tutorial - This is a very quick and easy block