Category Archives: free pattern

Video tutorial: Storm at sea quilt block – version 1

Storm at sea quilt block - video tutorial

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

Whatch a short video demonstrating how to make this 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.

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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

Storm at sea quilt layouts - video tutorial

 

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 2

Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block - variation 2Shoofly 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

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

Quilt designs

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly - variation 2

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly - variation 2

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly - variation 2

 

 

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once

Video tutorial: make 4 quick and easy flying geese quilt blocks in 2 minutes!

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

Block size

Each individual flying geese piece is 2 1/2 inch x 4 1/4 inch.

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once

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

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once

Video tutorial: make 4 flying geese blocks at once