Category Archives: quick and easy block

Video tutorial: 2 modern blocks with half square triangles (HST)

These two blocks are the result of 2 experiments with half square triangles. I think they worked out quite well and it’s worthwhile exploring the concepts further. Stay tuned.

How to make 2 modern blocks that use HSTs

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Video tutorial: 2 modern quilt blocks with HSTs

Video tutorial: Strip quilt blocks

Quilt blocks with strips video tutorial

I’ve been experimenting with fabric strips again.

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2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt – quick and easy block

2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt block

This is a quick and easy quilt block made out of lots of square triangles (HST).

The quickest way to make this block is to make a large batch of HSTs. You can learn on this tutorial how to do that too.

How to make a Ribbon quilt block

Learn to make a ribbon quilt block in 2 minutes:

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Tutorial: Disappearing hourglass variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing hourglass variation 1 - quilt block

This is an quick and easy quilt block.

How to make a Disappearing hourglass quilt block

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll 1 and 2 combination

Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll 1 and 2 combination

This is block number 2 of a series of 3 that is made with jelly rolls or with 2 1/2 inch strips of fabric. Check out the jelly roll quilt block 1 tutorial and jelly roll quilt block 2 tutorial.

This block is very versatile and you can make lots of quilt designs with it.

How to make this jelly roll quilt block number 1 and 2 combined

Learn to make this  technique in just 3 minutes:

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Materials

For the first rectangle:
– 2 red 1 1/4 x 17 inch fabric strips
– 2 white 2 1/2 x 17 inch strips
– 1 red 2 1/2 x 17 inch strip

For the second rectangle:
– 2 grey 1 1/4 x 17 inch fabric strips
– 2 white 2 1/2 x 17 inch strips
– 1 red 2 1/2 x 17 inch strip

For the third rectangle:

– 2 red 1 1/4 x 17 inch fabric strips
– 2 white 2 1/2 x 17 inch strips
– 1 red 2 1/2 x 17 inch strip

For the fourth rectangle:
– 2 grey 1 1/4 x 17 inch fabric strips
– 2 white 2 1/2 x 17 inch strips
– 1 red 2 1/2 x 17 inch strip

See some of the possible quilt blocks and quilt designs you can make with this quilting technique:Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll 1 and 2 combination