Category Archives: easy quilt block

Video tutorial: 2 rail fence quilt blocks

Video tutorial: quick and easy 2 rail fence quilt blocks - quilting for beginners

A very easy block with many possibilities.

Combine the strips in different ways and then arrange the resulting squares in different ways to obtain different blocks and quilt designs.

Then start with a rail fence piece/block, and combine it with plain squares of fabric. You can make a very easy block in no time at all.

This is a beginner quilt block. It is as easy as it gets.

How to make an easy rail fence quilt block

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2-minute video tutorial: Disappearing hourglass variation 2 quilt block

2-minute video tutorial: Disappearing hourglass quilt block - variation 2

This is a quick and easy quilt block.

How to make a Disappearing hourglass variation 2 quilt block

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Hidden wells quilting technique

Video tutorial: Hidden wells technique - Mary Ellen Hopkins

These blocks are so easy and have so many possibilities.

This technique was developed by Mary Ellen Hopkins in 1989 for her Hidden wells quilt. It can be done with a different number of strips in different or equal widths. These blocks are perfect for jelly rolls. A quick search on google returns lots of beautiful quilts using this easy technique.

Learn the hidden wells technique in 3 minutes

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I’ve tried the technique with 5 strips as well: