Category Archives: easy quilt block

Video tutorial: Wonky pinwheel beginner block

Video tutorial: Wonky pinwheel block

Do you have a pack of charm squares or two? This is the project for you!

How to make Wonky pinwheel quilt block

Learn in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Tube quilting with strips

Video tutorial: Strip tube quilting

Tube quilting is a quick technique that produces results in a short time.

For this exercise the blocks are made of half square triangles.

4 strips of fabric x width of fabric = 2 blocks.

Learn tube quilting in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Seminole with diamonds

Video tutorial: Seminole with diamonds

“Created by the Native Americans of southern Florida, Seminole strip piecing is based on a simple form of decorative patchwork. Seminole strip piecing has uses in quilts, wall hangings, and traditional clothing. Seminole patchwork is created by joining a series of horizontal strips to produce repetitive geometric designs.” Wikipedia

This time I’m going a bit further with a diamond pattern. I can already see all the potential of this technique to make many intricate patterns.

Learn to make this pattern in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles 2

Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles 2

This the second in a series of tutorials about using equilateral triangles in quilting. I love all the different layouts you get and how by just varying the colours and the number of strips the results are quite different.

Check out how you make this layout in 2 minutes:


Download: 60 degree triangle template (pdf) or learn to cut  60 degree triangles with your regular ruler.

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2-minute video tutorial: French braid quilt block

I’m posting another tutorial to use those fabric strips you have lying around.

Learn in 2 minutes how to make a French braid quilt block:

A French braid can be made any size. Also it can be made in long strips rather than squares.

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2-minute video: French braid quilt block