Tag Archives: classic quilt block

Stack and cut quilt blocks

I’ve used this techniques over the years. You can apply the techniques to many blocks: nine patch blocks, four patch, log cabin and the like.

How to make stack and cut quilt blocks

Quick and easy and always beautiful.

Fabric collection on the video  Valori Wells collection Murmur.

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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Two Bow tie quilt block

Bow tie is an easy classic block. There’re many versions of the block: a simple bow tie and a scrappy bow tie quilt block.

How to make 2 bow tie quilt blocks

Quick and easy and always beautiful.

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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Simple disappearing nine patch quilt block

This is a basic disappearing nine patch quilt block.

You can make this block with pre-cut 5″ squares, also called charm squares, to make the block more quickly.

How to make a disappearing nine patch block

If you like disappearing blocks check out my book Turnabout patchwork. It’s a book about slicing and turning blocks.

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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Double disappearing nine patch quilt block

Are you in the mood for this? I’m sure you’ve seen disappearing nine patch blocks below, but have you seen double disappearing ones?

What about triple disappearing, just kidding but not quite… stay tuned 🙂

How to make a double disappearing nine patch block

If you like disappearing blocks check out my book Turnabout patchwork. It’s a book about slicing and turning blocks.

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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Microwave bowl cozy – video tutorial

Microwave bowl cozies are so handy! I have one at work and a couple at home. And I use them almost every day.

They make great Christmas gifts and they’re perfect gifts for teachers.

Use 100% cotton fabric, thread and batting so it doesn’t burn in the microwave.

So far I’ve been using it for 2 minutes at a time and it’s been great. No more burnt hands.

And it’s easy to wash too. Go on, make yourself one.

How to make a microwave bowl cozy

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

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