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Bijoux quilt pattern

This quilt is made with traditional piecing and with foundation piecing.

The pattern includes the paper templates for both foundation and traditional piecing.

How to make the two blocks that make the Bijoux quilt

This video demonstrates how to make both blocks.

Bijoux quilt pattern

The pattern includes all the fabric needs and assembly instructions as well as the paper templates for foundation piecing as well as traditional templates.

Fabric collections for this quilt

The fabrics on the video cover are from:

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Holland quilt pattern

This quilt can be made with traditional piecing or with foundation piecing. Both templates are available.

Foundation piecing puts some people off. I always recommend to watch and follow my tutorials without over analysing.

Foundation piecing wastes a bit more fabric than regular piecing, 10% to 25% more, but with practice you can waste less and less.

If you start with this technique though you should cut your pieces large enough so they’re not short at the end and you don’t get frustrated.

How to make the two blocks that make the Holland quilt

This video demonstrates how to make the blocks with foundation piecing.

Holland quilt pattern

If you like the look of the quilt you can download the pattern. The pattern includes all the fabric needs and assembly instructions as well as the foundation piecing templates and traditional templates.

Fabric suggestions for this quilt

The fabrics on the sample above are from:

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Valentine quilt pattern – Essentials quilt pattern

This quilt is beautiful  and is suitable for a confident beginner.

Valentine is made with an hourglass block and a flower block.

Download Valentine quilt pattern

How to make the two blocks that make the Valentine quilt

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Flowers in my garden quilt pattern

Have you made your first quilt yet? This could be the one!

This is an easy quilt using two classic blocks. Choose highly contrasting fabrics for best results.

How to make a shoofly and a calico puzzle blocks

Flowers in the garden quilt pattern

If you like the look of the quilt you can download the pattern. The pattern includes all the fabric needs and assembly instructions.

Fabric collections for this quilt

Some of the fabrics belong to old fabric collections. The rest of the fabrics belong to:

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

Do you wish to receive my tutorials in your inbox?

Share your work!

If you make any of my tutorials this is how you can share your pictures:

  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
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Sawtooth star quilt block – video tutorial

This is a classic block. Use a favourite print to showcase in the centre square.

How to make a Sawtooth star quilt block

The video demonstrates how to make this very easy Sawtooth star block.

Use strong contrast between fabrics for best results.

How to use this block?

Check out my My lucky stars quilt pattern.

This quilt is suitable for confident beginners.

my-lucky-stars-pattern-1

Buy My lucky stars quilt pattern

Buy Aim for the stars quilt pattern on Etsy.

  • Size: 66″ x 66″
  • Quilt technique: traditional piecing or foundation paper piecing
  • Skill level: Confident beginner.
  • Fabric collection: I made the quilt on the cover from my old stash but I designed with Moda Farm Fresh collection in mind and the main diagrams use that fabric collection. This collection has very suitable black and white fabrics, even acqua that will make a beautiful quilt.

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

Order Turnabout patchwork by Teresa Mairal Barreu - TeresaDownUnder

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Sawtooth star quilt block - video tutorial