Tag Archives: easy quilt block

Video tutorial: 2 modern blocks with half square triangles (HST)

These two blocks are the result of 2 experiments with half square triangles. I think they worked out quite well and it’s worthwhile exploring the concepts further. Stay tuned.

How to make 2 modern blocks that use HSTs

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Video tutorial: 2 modern quilt blocks with HSTs

2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt – quick and easy block

2-minute video tutorial: Ribbon quilt block

This is a quick and easy quilt block made out of lots of square triangles (HST).

The quickest way to make this block is to make a large batch of HSTs. You can learn on this tutorial how to do that too.

How to make a Ribbon quilt block

Learn to make a ribbon quilt block in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Hidden wells quilting technique

Video tutorial: Hidden wells technique - Mary Ellen Hopkins

These blocks are so easy and have so many possibilities.

This technique was developed by Mary Ellen Hopkins in 1989 for her Hidden wells quilt. It can be done with a different number of strips in different or equal widths. These blocks are perfect for jelly rolls. A quick search on google returns lots of beautiful quilts using this easy technique.

Learn the hidden wells technique in 3 minutes

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I’ve tried the technique with 5 strips as well: