Tag Archives: free pattern

Video tutorial: easy 6 pointed star with no Y seams quilt block

Video tutorial: Easy 6 pointed star without Y seams

This technique, developed in 1991 by Marci Baker, is from the book Oh My Stars! which has 14 different projects. Check it out!

How to make a 6 pointed star quilt block without Y seams

Learn in 2 minutes:

Don’t you have a 60 degree ruler? You still can make this block with a square or rectangular ruler with 60 degree lines. Learn how to use your straight ruler to make this block:

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Video tutorial: tridimensional effects for your quilt

This tutorial is for making 2 favourite 3D effects.

Both effects are quite straight forward and use no Y seams.

How to make quick and easy tumbling block and a 3D hexagon

The tumbling block technique, developed in 1987 by Marci Baker, is available in the book ABC 3-D Tumbling Blocks … and More! and the pattern Playing with Blocks for purchase.

Materials

You will need a 60 degree ruler or a square ruler with a 60 degree marking or my 60 degree ruler template (pdf).

How to use your square or rectangular ruler as a 60 degree ruler

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2 Tridimensional effects for your quilt
Video tutorial: No Y seams tumbling blocks - easy quilting

Video tutorial: Patchwork Christmas tree softie and Christmas storm at sea quilt

Video tutorial: 2 cute patchwork Christmas projects

I’ve made a few Christmas tree softies over the years. They make a great Christmas gift for friends and family. And you can use all your favourite fabric scraps.

If you prefer, you can make make a storm at sea quilt for Christmas. Storm at sea is a beginner block and this one is made with paper piecing. Learn to paper piece with this video.

How to make a Patchwork Christmas tree ornament and a storm at sea block

Learn to make these 2 Christmas projects

Downloads

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Tree softies

Make trees in different colour schemes and in different sizes. This is the time to use all those fabric scraps you have around the house.

Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial - Christmas ornament

Stitch any embellishments such as bows, stitch little beads, add a felt star to the top. So many options!

I quite like it with a felt star on the top.
Patchwork Christmas tree tutorial