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.
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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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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.
- 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:
Have you made a quilt with this free pattern?
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