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Video tutorial: Hidden wells technique using 5 fabric strips

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.

Learn to make these 2 Hidden wells quilt blocks using 5 strips of fabric in 2 minutes:

Materials

  • 1 red 1 3/4 x 10 inch strip
  • 1 light green 2 1/2 inch x 10 inch strip
  • 1 yellow 3 1/2 x 10 inch strip
  • 1 light red 2 1/2 x 10 inch strip
  • 1 dark green 1 3/4 x 10 inch strip

Finished block size

12 1/4 inch square.

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Video tutorial: Regular and flange machine binding

Video tutorial: Flange binding and regular binding by machine

If you want to add a special touch to your quilt, add a faux piping, flange or accent.

Video tutorial: how to make flange binding and sewing the binding by machine

This is how you add faux piping to your quilt:

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Video tutorial: 2 quick and easy quilt blocks

With this video tutorial you will learn to make 2 easy blocks in no time: a Whirlwind quilt bock and a Road to Tennessee quilt block.

Watch the video, it goes for just over 2 minutes, that’s how easy these blocks are. Enjoy!

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