Category Archives: patchwork

Video: Textured 4-patch quilt – free tutorials

4-patch textured quilt - free tutorials

This is my second quilt with fabric manipulations.

Have a close look at the quilt:

Get the 16 fabric manipulation tutorials.

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Video tutorial: Buzzsaw block and Delectable mountains block

Video tutorial: Buzzsaw block and delectable mountains block

These two blocks are quick and easy to make.  Both are made in a similar way.

How to make buzzsaw block and delectable mountains block

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Both blocks can be made scrappy.

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Video tutorial: tumbling blocks with no Y seams

Tumbling blocks without Y seams

This tutorial is for making tumbling blocks using strips sewn together – no Y seams.

This 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.

How to make quick and easy tumbling or baby blocks

Learn how to make baby blocks in less than 3 minutes:

Tumbling block size

Each individual tumbling block size is about 4 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches.

Materials

You will need a 60 degree ruler or a square ruler with a 60 degree marking.

Piece 1

  • One 3 inch strip x width of fabric (WOF) in cream/white
  • Two 2 1/2 inch strip x WOF in dark red or any other dark colour

Piece 2

  • One 3 inch strip x width of fabric (WOF) in cream/white
  • Two 2 1/2 inch strip x WOF in yellow or any other medium colour

Video tutorial: No Y seams tumbling blocks - easy quilting