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Coil quilt block video tutorial

Coil bock video tutorial

This is a very simple 16 patch block perfect for beginners.

It can be made in any size. For this tutorial the finished block is 10″ x 10″.

This block  can be placed in different directions to get different quilt layouts. Also you can play with the background and foreground fabrics to get different effects.

How to make a coil quilt block

Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: double hourglass quilt block

This block is made with fabric strips. It can be made any size.

You will need a ruler with 45 degree markings to cut the triangles. You can make the quilt in coordinated fabrics or just scrappy. It’s a great bock to use your jelly rolls. Your blocks will just be bigger than mine! Have a go!

How to make a double hourglass block

Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Double hourglass quilt tutorial

Tutorial: Disappearing hourglass variation 1

Video tutorial: Disappearing hourglass variation 1 - quilt block

This is an quick and easy quilt block.

How to make a Disappearing hourglass quilt block

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Disappearing hourglass

Disappearing hourglass block - video tutorial

How to make a disappearing hourglass block

Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:

Correction: the initial 4 half square triangles need to be trimmed to 4 1/2 inch square.

Block size

The block is 7 1/2 inches (7 inches finished).

Materials

  • Two 5 inch squares in green
  • Two 5 inch squares in red

or

  • Two 5 inch squares in one colour
  • One 5 inch square in a contrasting colour
  • One 5 inch square in a third contrasting colour

By using a variety of fabric and colour combinations you can make strikingly looking quilts quite easily.

Using 3 fabrics

disappearing hourglass block

Using 2 fabrics

disappearing hourglass block

This is another block layout that can be obtained with the same tutorial:
disappearing hourglass block

 

Quilt designs

disappearing hourglass block

disappearing hourglass block

disappearing hourglass block

disappearing hourglass block

disappearing hourglass block

disappearing hourglass block