Category Archives: quilt block

Video tutorial join the binding ends of your quilt

I’m self taught so for a long time I had no idea how to join the ends of the binding in a neat way. Learning how to do it properly made a big difference.

Learn to join the ends of the binding

Learn in one and a half minute:

Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll quilt block 2

Quick and easy jelly roll quilt block 2 video tutorial

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.

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

How to make this jelly roll quilt block number 2

Learn to make this  technique in just over 2 minutes:

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See some of the possible quilt blocks and quilt designs you can make with this quilting technique:

Video tutorial: quick and easy jelly roll block

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly block – variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing shoofly block - variation 1

Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the first variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 1 of a disappearing shoofly block

Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Block size

11 1/2 inches.

Do you want to make a quilt with this block?

Quilt pattern: The four seasons of the heart - beginner quilt

Buy the pattern

Buy The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern on Craftsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart on Craftsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern on Etsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart on Etsy

About the pattern

Skill level: beginner.

Quilt sizes: crib, lap, twin and queen.

Finished block size: 11 ½”.

Quilt style: traditional piecing with quick cutting instructions.

Charm squares and fat quarter friendly.

You can use the colouring pages at the end to choose the colour scheme.

Quilting: I quilted this quilt using free-motion.

In the 14 page pattern I have included lots of diagrams and written quick cutting instructions as well as links to 1 of my video tutorials that demonstrate how to make the blocks.

Also in the pattern you will find colouring pages that you can use to decide on a colour scheme for the quilt.

Quilt pattern: The four seasons of the heart - 1 pattern 4 quilts