Category Archives: free pattern

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 4

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Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the fourth variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 4 of a disappearing shoofly block

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Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Do you want to make a quilt with this block?

You can choose from 4 different quilt layouts, all made with the same pattern.

Quilt pattern: The four seasons of the heart - beginner quilt

About the pattern

Skill level: beginner.

Quilt sizes: crib, lap, twin and queen.

Finished block size: 11 ½”.

Quilt style: traditional piecing with quick cutting instructions.

Charm squares and fat quarter friendly.

You can use the colouring pages at the end to choose the colour scheme.

Quilting: I quilted this quilt using free-motion.

In the 14 page pattern I have included lots of diagrams and written quick cutting instructions as well as links to 1 of my video tutorials that demonstrate how to make the blocks.

Also in the pattern you will find colouring pages that you can use to decide on a colour scheme for the quilt.

Buy the pattern

Buy The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern on Craftsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart on Craftsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern on Etsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart on Etsy

Video tutorial: Double Storm at sea quilt block – variation 2

Video tutorial: storm at sea quilt block - free foundation pattern

This is the second variation of a Storm at sea quilt block.

As with the first variation, this variation of Storm at sea has many possibilities. Just change the fabric colours to make a very different and beautiful quilts.

How to make a Double storm at sea block

Whatch a 3 minute video demonstrating how to make this a double Storm at sea block:

This block is a perfect block to learn foundation paper piecing.

I know a lot of people feel a bit confused by foundation piecing. I hope this video makes sense to you.

Double storm at sea block size

12 1/2 inches.

Download storm at sea free template

  • Storm at sea block (pdf). For a Double storm at sea block, print the second page twice.

Some quilt layouts that can be made with the Double storm at sea block

Video tutorial: double storm at sea quilt block

Video tutorial: Houndstooth quilt block

Video tutorial: Houndstooth quilt block

This pattern is a favourite of mine. There’re many ways to make it and this is one of them.

Learn to make a houndstooth quilt block in less than 2 minutes

See some examples of a Houndstooth blocks and quilts:

Video tutorial: houndstooth quilt block