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Video tutorial: One seam flying geese quilt block

Video tutorial: One seam flying geese quilt block

This is a fun block which has been around for many years, so I decided to try it out. It’s a quick and easy block to make.

Learn to make a one seam flying geese quilt block in 2 minutes

See some quilt layouts that can be made with this block.

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Video tutorial: Hexagon quilt blocks 5 and 6

Video tutorial: Hexagon quilt block 5 and 6

Do you have any jelly rolls you don’t know what to do with? This is your project!

If you don’t have jelly rolls, you still can make these 2 blocks quickly and easily.

How to make 2 hexagon quilt blocks

Learn in less than 2 minutes how to make these 2 beautiful blocks:

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Materials for 2 blocks

  • 2 strips of fabric 2 1/2 inch x 37 inch.

Download the 60 degree template

If you plan to cut at 60 degrees a lot you may consider investing in a 60 degree ruler.

Or learn how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers with this video:

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Want to make a quilt using these 2 hexagon blocks?

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern without Y seams

Buy Hexagonal dream pattern

Buy The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern on Etsy

Buy Hexagonal dream  quilt pattern on Etsy

About the quilt

Hexagonal Dream is a hexagon sampler quilt.The quilt is put together without Y seams.

This quilt uses traditional piecing.

Quilt size: 60” x 59 ½”.

Number of blocks: 48 hexagon blocks with 11 different block types and 8 half hexagon blocks.

Finished hexagon size: 7 ¼” x 8 ½”.

The quilt is jelly roll and fat quarter friendly.

Skill level: I’ve rated this quilt as confident beginner / intermediate.

A 60 degree ruler is recommended but if you don’t have one you can always use a square ruler with 60 degree markings or the template that comes with the pattern.

In the 11 page pattern I have included lots of diagrams and written instructions as well as links to 2 of my video tutorials that demonstrate how to make an hexagon.

A million thanks to the testers who helped make this pattern great.

I hope you like my quilt and enjoy making it.

My Hexagonal Dream pattern is available to purchase on Craftsy and also on my Etsy shop as a digital pattern.

So how did I make this quilt?

Watch a short 1 minute video:

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Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler

Not to worry, here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:

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Video tutorial: Broken dishes quilt block

Video tutorial: Broken dishes quilt block

This is an easy quilt block suitable for beginners.

How to make a broken dishes block

Learn how to make a broken dishes quilt block in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: disappearing shoofly block – variation 4

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Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.

Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.

This is the fourth variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.

How to make variation 4 of a disappearing shoofly block

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Materials

  • four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
  • one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
  • two 4 7/8 inch squares in white

Do you want to make a quilt with this block?

You can choose from 4 different quilt layouts, all made with the same pattern.

Quilt pattern: The four seasons of the heart - beginner quilt

About the pattern

Skill level: beginner.

Quilt sizes: crib, lap, twin and queen.

Finished block size: 11 ½”.

Quilt style: traditional piecing with quick cutting instructions.

Charm squares and fat quarter friendly.

You can use the colouring pages at the end to choose the colour scheme.

Quilting: I quilted this quilt using free-motion.

In the 14 page pattern I have included lots of diagrams and written quick cutting instructions as well as links to 1 of my video tutorials that demonstrate how to make the blocks.

Also in the pattern you will find colouring pages that you can use to decide on a colour scheme for the quilt.

Buy the pattern

 

Buy The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern on Etsy

Buy The four seasons of the heart on Etsy

Video tutorial: Double Storm at sea quilt block – variation 2

Video tutorial: storm at sea quilt block - free foundation pattern

This is the second variation of a Storm at sea quilt block.

As with the first variation, this variation of Storm at sea has many possibilities. Just change the fabric colours to make a very different and beautiful quilts.

How to make a Double storm at sea block

Whatch a 3 minute video demonstrating how to make this a double Storm at sea block:

This block is a perfect block to learn foundation paper piecing.

I know a lot of people feel a bit confused by foundation piecing. I hope this video makes sense to you.

Double storm at sea block size

12 1/2 inches.

Download storm at sea template

Some quilt layouts that can be made with the Double storm at sea block

Video tutorial: double storm at sea quilt block