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2 minute video tutorial: Crazy 4-patch quilt blocks

Video tutorial: crazy 4-patch quilt blocks

This is a very easy and fun block to make. This block is perfect for layer cakes.

Learn to make crazy 4-patch quilt blocks

Learn in 2 minutes:

Materials

  • 4 – 10″ squares

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Video tutorial: 2 Bento box quilt blocks – quick and easy

Video tutorial: 2 bento box quilt blocks - quick and easy quilting

These two variations of a bento box are very quick and the quilt designs you can make with them look intricate but they’re really easy.

Learn to make 2 bento box quilt blocks  in just over 2 minutes

Blocks size

10 1/2 inch square

Materials

Starting log cabin blue block

  • 1 blue 4 inch square
  • 2 white 4 x 2 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 white 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 blue 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strips
  • 2 blue 11 x 2 1/4 inch strips

Starting log cabin green block

  • 1 white 4 inch square
  • 2 green 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 green 4 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 white 7 1/2 x 2 1/4 inch strip
  • 2 white 11 x 2 1/4 inch strip

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Video tutorial: 4 disappearing variations on a shoofly quilt block

Video tutorial: 4 disappearing variations on a shoofly quilt block
Shoofly is a traditional quilt block. But what if you slice it? You get at least 4 different variations of this block that don’t look anything like a shoofly but that make beautiful quilt layouts.

Learn to make 4 disappearing shoofly blocks

Do you want to make a quilt with these blocks?

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

Download the pattern to make 4 different quilts:

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

This pattern has instructions to make 4 quilts using 4 variations of a disappearing shoofly quilt block. Each block layout makes a very different quilt.

The pattern uses quick cutting techniques that make this quilt really quick and easy to make even for a beginner.

Skill level: beginner.

Quilt sizes: crib, lap, twin and queen.

Finished block size: 11 ½”.

Quilt style: traditional piecing.

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

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