Category Archives: modern quilt pattern

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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Video tutorial: Scrappy triangles with strips

Do you keep all your fabric scraps? I do and from time to time I think of ways of using them.

This is one of those times.

Learn to use all those assorted fabric scraps to make a srappy string quilt:

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Video tutorial: Scrap triangles with strips

Video tutorial: Strip quilt blocks

Quilt blocks with strips video tutorial

I’ve been experimenting with fabric strips again.

Check out my video tutorial and learn to make lots of different blocks in 2 minutes:

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