Category Archives: easy quilting

3 Quilt-as-you-go techniques video tutorial

There are many ways to do quilt-as-you-go (QAYG).

This tutorial demonstrates how to join two blocks without sashing and with two types of sashing. One the techniques is finished by hand and the other two are machine stitched 100%.

Choose the one that suits you best 🙂

Learn 3 Quilt-as-you-go techniques

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“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.

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3 Quilt as you go techniques

Almost there! Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist

Just under one month before Turnabout Patchwork ships!

The quilt in the cover is called Flying rainbows and it starts with a basic shoo fly block.

You can see other variations of Shoo fly on the video.

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“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.

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Two elegant quilt blocks

These are two of my favourite blocks: garden fence and windmill cathedral window block.

I love blocks with narrow white strips like this one. It’s a quick and fun block to make. I also love fabric manipulations and this windmill block is easy enough and quick enough. It can get a bit bulky.

How to make a Garden fence quilt block and a Windmill cathedral window block

Learn in no time:

Garden fence credit: Hyacinth quilt designs

Hole in the wall quilt pattern

If you’d like to make a full quilt with a similar block as garden fence, check out Hole in the wall.

Two elegant quilt blocks video tutorial

Order my book Turnabout Patchwork

“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.

Order Turnabout patchwork by Teresa Mairal Barreu - TeresaDownUnder

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Have you made any of my quilts or tutorials?

If you make any of my tutorials and upload pictures to Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder on private message me in Facebook with some photos and I’ll post them for everyone to see!

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)

Do you wish to receive my tutorials in your inbox?

Have you made any of my quilts or tutorials?

If you make any of my tutorials and upload pictures to Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder on private message me in Facebook with some photos and I’ll post them for everyone to see!

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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