This block is deceptively easy to make. The beauty of this block resides in the many quilt layouts you can make by just using different colours for each piece.
How to make a Storm at sea block
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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.
Storm at sea block size
9 1/2 inches.
Note: the paper pattern has one extra small square in a square pattern piece that you don’t need to use.
Some quilt layouts that can be made with this block
Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.
Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.
This is the second variation of this block I’ve made. The block is quick and easy to make.
How to make variation 2 of a disappearing shoofly block
- 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
This is a beginner’s quilting block. It’s quick and easy to make. To make it easier you can use 5 inch charm squares.
How to make 4 easy flying geese blocks at once
Each individual flying geese piece is 2 1/2 inch x 4 1/4 inch.
Materials for 4 flying geese at once
- one 5 inch fabric square
- four 2 3/4 inch fabric squares in contrasting fabric
How to arrange the flying geese into quilts