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Video tutorial: Diamond quilt block – quick and easy quilting

Video tutorial: Diamond quilt block - quick and easy quilting

This block starts with two 9 inch squares.

How to make a quick and easy Diamond quilt block

Learn how to make a half pinwheels and bows block in  2 minutes:

 

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Materials for one Diamond quilt block

  • Two 9 inch squares in contrasting fabrics

Block size

The finished block is 10 1/2 inches square.

 

Video tutorial: quick and easy spools quilt block

Learn in under 2 minutes how to make this very quick and easy spools quilt block

How to make a spools quilt block

Learn in under 2 minutes how to make this very quick and easy spools quilt block:

To make a full block you will need to make 4 spools.

Block size

The block is 9 1/2 inches.

Materials

For one single spool:

  • One 2 x 5 inch strip in a print fabric
  • Two 2 x 5 inch strips in the background fabric
  • Four 2 inch squares in the print fabric

For one block make 4 spools.

Tips

This quilt can be made in coordinated fabrics or scrappy.

Add sashing for a different look.

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Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly block – variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly block - variation 1

Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

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

How to make variation 1 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

Block size

11 1/2 inches.

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Quilt pattern: The four seasons of the heart - 1 pattern 4 quilts

My autumn equinox quilt

My autumn equinox is one of the 4 quilts you can make with The four seasons of the heart  quilt pattern

This pattern has instructions to make 4 quilts using 4 variations of a disappearing shoofly quilt block. Each block layout makes a very different quilt.

The pattern uses quick cutting techniques that make this quilt really quick and easy to make even for a beginner.

Quilt pattern: The four seasons of the heart - 1 pattern 4 quilts