Category Archives: modern quilt pattern

Quilt pattern: A cog in the wheel – confident beginner level

Quilt pattern: A cog in the wheel - confident beginner - quick and easy quilt

A cog in the wheel is an easy modern quilt pattern suitable for confident beginners.

You can choose which technique to use in making it.

Included are instructions and templates for traditional piecing and foundation piecing.

Have a look at the quilt in this short video:

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Buy Trellis quilt pattern - 5 sizes - beginner modern pattern on Craftsy

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Buy Trellis quilt pattern - 5 sizes - beginner modern pattern on Etsy

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About the quilt

  • Size: 78″ x 78″
  • Quilt technique: choose your favourite technique, either traditional piecing or foundation paper piecing –
  • Skill level: Confident beginner.
  • In the 12 page pattern I have included lots of colour diagrams as well as written instructions and alternative colourways.
  • Bonus: links to a video tutorial to make the block with foundation piecing.

The beautiful quilting was done by Shannon Hackett from The Other Quilter.

 

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: Quilting with hexagons

Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons - 3 layouts

This is a tutorial exploring hexagon layouts. Have a go and try to find even more layouts!

Don’t worry if you don’t have a 60 degree ruler, you don’t need one if you ruler has 60 degree markings.

Or use my 60 degrees triangle paper ruler (PDF).

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Video tutorial: Quilting with triangles 3

Video tutorial: quilting with triangles 3

This is the third tutorial in the series exploring hexagon layouts. And with this one I’m giving hexagons a rest! There’s more to explore that’s for sure and I’ll come back to it.

Here is the  tutorial to make this placemat or table runner:

Download: 60 degree triangle template (pdf) or learn to cut  60 degree triangles with your regular ruler.

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