Category Archives: patchwork

Video tutorial: tridimensional effects for your quilt

This tutorial is for making 2 favourite 3D effects.

Both effects are quite straight forward and use no Y seams.

How to make quick and easy tumbling block and a 3D hexagon

The tumbling block technique, developed in 1987 by Marci Baker, is available in the book ABC 3-D Tumbling Blocks … and More! and the pattern Playing with Blocks for purchase.

Materials

You will need a 60 degree ruler or a square ruler with a 60 degree marking or my 60 degree ruler template (pdf).

How to use your square or rectangular ruler as a 60 degree ruler

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2 Tridimensional effects for your quilt
Video tutorial: No Y seams tumbling blocks - easy quilting

Video tutorials: disappearing 9 patch blocks

Video tutorial: learn to make 4 disappearing 9-patch blocks in 3 minutes

Learn to make 4 different types of disappearing 9-patch blocks in just 3 minutes.

Start with nine 5″ squares and then follow the tutorial. Some blocks need two 9-patch blocks so that pieces can be swapped around.

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Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch block variation

Video tutorial: double disappearing 9 patch

Sometimes you can just keep slicing blocks into very intricate layouts. This is another go at a disappearing 9-patch quilt block.

Start with eighteen 5″ squares and then follow the tutorial.

How to make a disappearing 9-patch quilt block

Learn to make a double disappearing 9 patch quilt block in a couple of minutes:

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