Category Archives: sewing

Two disappearing hourglass quilt blocks – video tutorial

Vídeo tutorials. 2 disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

This technique has been around for a while but it always generates great looking blocks.

Use 2 or 3 colours to increase the variety of designs.

How to make 2 Disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons

Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons - 3 layouts

This is a tutorial exploring hexagon layouts. Have a go and try to find even more layouts!

Don’t worry if you don’t have a 60 degree ruler, you don’t need one if you ruler has 60 degree markings.

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2 strip blocks using tube quilting techniques – video tutorial

2 tube quilting blocks with strips of fabric - video tutorial

Tube quilting is a quick technique that produces results in a short time.

Both blocks are made of half square triangles. One of them uses scrap fabrics and the other coordinated fabrics.

Learn tube quilting in 2 minutes:

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Sliced courthouse steps quilt block video tutorial

Sliced courthouse steps quilt bock video tutorial

Courthouse steps block belongs to the log cabin family.

This video demonstrates how to slice 2 blocks with inverted colours in the diagonal to make 2 different block. The new blocks can be placed in many ways to make great quilt designs.

Learn to make a sliced courthouse steps quilt blocks  in  just over 2 minutes

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Scrappy strip half square triangles video tutorial

Scrappy strip half square triangle video tutorial

I never throw away any fabric scraps left over from other projects.

I put them together by shape: squares, strips, triangles. This makes it easier when I decide to make a block like this one.

How to make 2 scrappy strip half square triangles

If you don’t like using scrappy strips but still like the half square layouts, you can try this other similar block:

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