Category Archives: easy quilt

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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Quick and easy bow tie quilt block with rounded corners

Video tutorial: bow tie quilt block with rounded corners

In this tutorial you’ll learn to make a quick and easy bow tie block but also how to add a rounded corner to any block.

Sewing curves is a bit fiddly but at the same time it’s quite straight forward.

The trick to sewing curves is using lots of pins to make sure that both fabric edges remain flat while being stitched so that you don’t end up with puckering.

How to make a quick and easy bow tie quilt block with rounded corners

Learn how to make this easy block in just over than 2 minutes:

Pattern download

Block size

9 1/2 inch square.

This is the block you can make with this video tutorial.

Quick and easy bow tie quilt block with rounded corners

This quilt design is like something from the 60s, don’t you agree?
Quick and easy bow tie quilt block with rounded corners
Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Quick and easy bow tie quilt block video tutorial

Quick and easy bow tie quilt block video tutorial

Bow tie is a quick and easy block and you can make many different quilt layouts with it.

How to make a quick and easy bow tie quilt block

Learn how to make this easy block in less than 2 minutes:

Block size

9 1/2 inch square.

This is the block you make with this video tutorial.
Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

And then I made one version with round corners

Quilt designs ideas

With sashingQuick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Without sashing

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Rounding the block corners

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial