Category Archives: easy quilting

Two wonky quilt blocks video tutorial

2 wonky quilt blocks video tutorials: crazy 4-patch and wonky pinwheel

These blocks are very easy and fun to make.

You can use pre-cuts for both of them to make it even easier and faster!

Learn to make 2 wonky quilt blocks

Learn in 3 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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Two strip quilt blocks – video tutorial

Quick and easy strip blocks - video tutorial

I never throw away any fabric scraps left over from other projects.

I put them together by shape and colour and from time to time I get them out and make something with them. Usually the projects I make are just for fun. So here you have 2 such blocks. Quick and easy and very colourful and a pleasure to make.

How to make 2 strip quilt blocks

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

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Announcing my book “Turnabout patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist”

Today, I’m excited to announce the coming release of my new book Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist.  It’s 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.

The book will be officially released on 3 December 2018.

You can preorder on Amazon.

Or preorder on Bookdepository and get it delivered for free.

I’d like to thank all of you – my wonderful blog and social media followers, and the whole quilting community. You are all so generous with your time and feedback about my quilts and techniques.

And thanks to Martingale for their confidence in the project and subsequent encouragement throughout the whole process from concept to the final product.

Stay tuned for more!

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

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Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons

Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons - 3 layouts

This is a tutorial exploring hexagon layouts. Have a go and try to find even more layouts!

Don’t worry if you don’t have a 60 degree ruler, you don’t need one if you ruler has 60 degree markings.

Or use my 60 degrees triangle paper ruler (PDF).

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Sliced courthouse steps quilt block video tutorial

Sliced courthouse steps quilt bock video tutorial

Courthouse steps block belongs to the log cabin family.

This video demonstrates how to slice 2 blocks with inverted colours in the diagonal to make 2 different block. The new blocks can be placed in many ways to make great quilt designs.

Learn to make a sliced courthouse steps quilt blocks  in  just over 2 minutes

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