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Stretched stars quilt block – video tutorial

Stretched stars is a very easy do make quilt.

It’s also perfect for fabric scraps.

How to make a Stretched stars quilt block

This method “wastes” a bit of fabric but it doesn’t need to, you can make a half square triangle at the same time with the excess fabric and use it on another quilt or use the HSTs on the back of the quilt.

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Stretched stars quilt block - video tutorial

Video tutorial: Split Road to Tennessee quilt block – quick and easy quilting

Split road to Tennessee block - video tutorial

This is a Road to Tennessee block with a twist. Use contrasting fabrics to give the block a 3D look.

How to make Split Road to Tennessee quilt block

If you like this block, you may also like my simple Road to Tennessee block:

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Video tutorial: Storm at sea – Foundation piecing for beginners

Video tutorial: Storm at sea 2 ways

This block looks hard yet it is super easy to make with foundation piecing. It’s also a beginner foundation piecing bock.

If you’ve watched the video you will have seen how many quilt layouts you can make with this block. And that’s just a tiny fraction of what it’s possible.

How to make a Storm at sea block two ways

Watch a short video demonstrating how to make the simple and double storm at sea blocks:

Storm at sea block size

  • Simple: 9 1/2 inches.
  • Double: 12 1/2 inches.

Download the templates

Storm at sea quilt pattern

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Christmas Storm at Sea quilt – PDF download

Storm at sea quilt pattern

Are you looking for a Christmas quilt pattern? This is it!

The quilt is 45 1/4″ square and each finished block is 9 1/2″ square

This quilt is really  easy to make.

This is a foundation paper piecing quilt. But don’t be afraid, it’s one of the easiest blocks to learn foundation piecing with.

How to make a Storm at sea block

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Download Christmas Storm at Sea instructions and block template

The pattern instructions contain the templates, fabric needs and the quilt diagram.

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Free pattern: celtic knots quilt

Celtic knot quilt free tutorial

This is a beginner block and quilt.  Use high contrasting fabrics so the celtic patterns are more visible.

How to make this versatile block

You need to make 36 blocks of 4 pieces each (and 144 pieces in total for the full quilt).

Block size: 18 1/2 inch square, including 1/4 seam allowance.

Number of blocks on this quilt: 9 (144 individual pieces).

Quilt size:  approximately 54 inch square.

Fabric needs:

  • 1 1/4 yards in pinks
  • 1 1/4 yards in greys
  • 1 5/8 yards of white fabric

Quilt binding with faux piping

I’ve fallen in love with machine binding with faux piping. Choose grey tones for the main binding fabric and a bright pink for the flange or faux piping. This is how you make it:

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