Category Archives: patchwork

Video tutorial: Strip quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) quilt block

There’re many ways to quilt-as-you-go. This is one of them. It’s also a block to use all those fabric scraps left over from other projects.

How to to make a strip quilt as you go block

Put all blocks together

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Video tutorial: improv quilt as you go block

Video tutorial: Octagonal block – quick and easy foundation piecing

Video tutorial: Octagonal quilt block - easy foundation piecing

This is an easy block made with foundation piecing. If you haven’t tried foundation piecing before, just give it a go.

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Learn foundation piecing in 3 minutes while you make this octagon block:

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Video tutorial: 9-patch block – beginner’s series

Video tutorial: 9-patch quilt block - beginner's series

This is a good block for beginners. It’s also very suitable for precuts, for instance charm squares.

How to make a 9-patch block – beginner’s series

Learn in a couple of minutes:

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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).

If you plan to cut at 60 degrees a lot you may consider investing in a 60 degree ruler.

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

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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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