Category Archives: modern block

Whirlwind quilt block – video tutorial

Whirlwind quilt block - video tutorial

Let’s have a short break from the Mysteries Down Under quilt and let’s make a fun quick block.

This block is also perfect for fabric scraps.

Why not invert the background colour and mix and match the triangles?

There’re lots of different quilt designs on this block. Check out some of the variations at the end of the video.

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.

Or preorder on Bookdepository and get it delivered for free.

Preorder Turaabout patchwork by Teresa Mairal Barreu - TeresaDownUnder

Stay tuned for more!

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Simple quilt block – video tutorial

Simple quilt block - video tutorial

This is a quick and easy modern block perfect for beginners.

You can play with placement and colour to get your preferred quilt design. Check the variations at the end of the video.

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.

Or preorder on Bookdepository and get it delivered for free.

Stay tuned for more!

Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist by Teresa Mairal Barreu (TeresaDownUnder)

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Video tutorial: 2 modern blocks with half square triangles (HST)

These two blocks are the result of 2 experiments with half square triangles. I think they worked out quite well and it’s worthwhile exploring the concepts further. Stay tuned.

How to make 2 modern blocks that use HSTs

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Video tutorial: 2 modern quilt blocks with HSTs

Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles – 1

Video tutorial: quilting with triangles 1

Again, another layout with equilateral triangles. I can’t get enough of them!

Learn to make this placemat or table runner in 2 minutes:

This video demonstrates how to sew the pieces together:

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler

OR

  • here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:

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2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt – quick and easy block

2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt block

This is a quick and easy quilt block made out of lots of square triangles (HST).

The quickest way to make this block is to make a large batch of HSTs. You can learn on this tutorial how to do that too.

How to make a Ribbon quilt block

Learn to make a ribbon quilt block in 2 minutes:

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