Category Archives: storm at sea block

Video tutorial: Storm at sea – Foundation piecing for beginners

Video tutorial: Storm at sea 2 ways

This block looks hard yet it is super easy to make with foundation piecing. It’s also a beginner foundation piecing bock.

If you’ve watched the video you will have seen how many quilt layouts you can make with this block. And that’s just a tiny fraction of what it’s possible.

How to make a Storm at sea block two ways

Watch a short video demonstrating how to make the simple and double storm at sea blocks:

Storm at sea block size

  • Simple: 9 1/2 inches.
  • Double: 12 1/2 inches.

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Video tutorial: Double Storm at sea quilt block – variation 2

Video tutorial: storm at sea quilt block - free foundation pattern

This is the second variation of a Storm at sea quilt block.

As with the first variation, this variation of Storm at sea has many possibilities. Just change the fabric colours to make a very different and beautiful quilts.

How to make a Double storm at sea block

Whatch a 3 minute video demonstrating how to make this a double Storm at sea block:

This block is a perfect block to learn foundation paper piecing.

I know a lot of people feel a bit confused by foundation piecing. I hope this video makes sense to you.

Double storm at sea block size

12 1/2 inches.

Download storm at sea template

  • Storm at sea block (pdf). For a Double storm at sea block, print the second page twice.

Some quilt layouts that can be made with the Double storm at sea block

Video tutorial: double storm at sea quilt block

Top 10 quilting videos of 2016

Top 10 quilting video tutorials of 2016 - Sewn up, TeresaDownUnderI posted over 60 videos last year.

Below are the most popular ones based on number of views.

Next time I’ll post my favourite 10.

1. Tumbling blocks without Y seams

While I just posted my number 1 video a couple of weeks ago and the views aren’t near as high as number 2, I can say Tumbling blocks was the best received video of the year and that’s why it’s up there as number 1.

2. Shell smocking tutorial – Fabric manipulation

3. Doubly striped Half Square Triangles (HST) quilting block (Hidden Wells)

4. iPad stand/beanbag tutorial

5. Disappearing 9-patch variation quilting block

6. 1 tutorial, 16 Half Square Triangles (HST), 16 different blocks, 1 quilt

8. Quilt As You Go (QAYG) with sashing video tutorial

9. Video tutorial: Quick and easy Storm at sea quilt block

10. Buzz saw patchwork block – step by step

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