I’ve meant to make a kaleidoscope quilt for years and this is it.
It’s such an easy and quick quilt to make.
The only thing you need is a fabric with a large print and 6 print repeats. Each block is a hexagon and uses 6 triangles.
If you want to make it bigger, then get enough fabric for 12 print repeats.
How to make a kaleidoscope quilt
Learn in just 4 minutes:
I used just over 2 yards of fabric and got lots of blocks.
If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler
Not to worry, here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:
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This block is made out of 2 squares of fabric. Yes, just 2 squares of fabric in contrasting fabrics.
How to make a quick and easy Hunter’s star quilt block
Learn how to make a Hunter’s start quilt block in just over 2 minutes:
Materials for one Hunter’s star quilt block
- Two 9 inch squares in contrasting fabrics
With this technique you’ll end up with lots of bias seams. To handle bias seams more easily you can starch your fabric before cutting it.
The finished block is 10 1/2 inches square.
How to make polka dot diamond smocking
This is a very easy fabric manipulation that uses the fabric print as a grid.
This fabric manipulation can be used on a block, on a bag, or on clothing.
Sew how I used this fabric manipulation on a textured quilt.
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