Category Archives: textured patchwork

2 minute video tutorial: 3 quarter square triangles quilt block

Video tutorial: 2 patch quarter square triangle quilt block

This is a shortcut to make four 3 patch quarter square triangle at once.

It’s the perfect block to make a scrappy quilt.

How to make four 3 patch quarter square triangles quilt blocks

Learn in just over 2  of minutes:

Finished block size

Four 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″ squares.


For 4  blocks:

  • four 3 1/4″ x 6″ rectangles in contrasting fabrics.

With this tutorial you’ll make four 3-patch quarter square blocks

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Video tutorial: Add a smocking touch to your quilting

Video tutorial: Add a smocking touch to your quilts - 4 types of smocking you can learn in minutes

I love texture in quilts.

This is a compilation of 4 different fabric manipulations I have used in my quilts. They are all a type of smocking and they are easy to make in every instance.

You can see smocking on my textured quilt and get all the tutorials for free:

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My improv patchwork on the German quilt magazine Patchwork Professional

It was very exciting to receive this German quilt magazine, Patchwork Professional, on the mail today.

I don’t know if I have many subscribers who read German but if you’re interested, check out the magazine. It has an article about my work and a step-by-step improv patchwork project.