Category Archives: easy quilting

Video tutorial: 2 broken dishes quilt blocks

Video tutorial: 2 broken dishes quilt blocks - quick and easy quilting

Broken dishes is a classic block.

The tutorial is for 2 types of broken dishes. One of them goes further and can be turned on to more variations of a 4 patch block.

Watch how to make 2 broken dishes quilt blocks

It’s amazing how many layouts are possible. It’s just a matter of trying out different arrangements.

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2 minute video tutorial: Crazy 4-patch quilt blocks

Video tutorial: crazy 4-patch quilt blocks

This is a very easy and fun block to make. This block is perfect for layer cakes.

Learn to make crazy 4-patch quilt blocks

Learn in 2 minutes:

Materials

  • 4 – 10″ squares

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Video tutorial: 2 Bento box quilt blocks – quick and easy

Video tutorial: 2 bento box quilt blocks - quick and easy quilting

These two variations of a bento box are very quick and the quilt designs you can make with them look intricate but they’re really easy.

Learn to make 2 bento box quilt blocks  in just over 2 minutes

Blocks size

10 1/2 inch square

Materials

Starting log cabin blue block

  • 1 blue 4 inch square
  • 2 white 4 x 2 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 white 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 blue 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 blue 11 x 2 1/4 inch strips

Starting log cabin green block

  • 1 white 4 inch square
  • 2 green 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 green 4 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 white 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 white 11 x 2 1/4 inch strip

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Video tutorial: 2 different disappearing 4-patch quilt blocks

Video tutorial: 2 different disappering 4-patch quilt blocks to try

4-patch is a very easy quilt block. You can take a 4-patch block further by slicing it.

Here are two ways to slice a 4-patch block.

Both disappearing 4-patch blocks are quick and easy to make, just perfect for a beginner’s quilt.

To use both blocks together in a quilt you’ll need to trim them down to the same size.

How to make 2 different disappearing 4-patch blocks

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Video tutorial: Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) 2 ways

Video tutorial: Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) 2 ways - quick and easy quilting techniques
There are many ways to do quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) and these are 2 of my favourite methods.

Learn QAYG 2 ways in 5 minutes

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