Category Archives: textured 4-patch quilt tutorial

Video tutorial: Windmill cathedral window and tucks with bow ties – quilt block

I like adding texture to quilts and this is one of my favourite 3D blocks. This block is quick and easy to make.

How to make a Windmill cathedral window and centered tucks with bow ties block

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Video tutorial: 2 cute fabric manipulations for your quilts

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Video tutorial: Windmill cathedral window - quilt block

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Video: Textured 4-patch quilt – free tutorials

4-patch textured quilt - free tutorials

This is my second quilt with fabric manipulations.

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Video: Textured quilt sampler – 25 free fabric manipulations

Textured quilt - 25 free tutorials

This quilt was an excuse to improve my hand sewing skills and try out 25 different fabric manipulations. Often fabric manipulations look hard to do but in fact they are quite straightforward. The manipulations on this quilt are 5″ square. That satisfies my 2 main criteria: the piece, while small, it’s large enough to learn the technique and it’s quick to make too.

I have been asked many times how the quilt will withstand wear. I made this quilt in 2012 or 2013 and it’s still in good shape. I had it on a wall for a couple of years, and it’s been on a couch since I took it down. It survived a transcontinental move.

It’s true, I don’t handle it much and I haven’t washed it either.

You can see for yourself on the video that the fabric manipulations are still in very good condition.

This quilt is perfect as a fidget quilt.

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