Tag Archives: patchwork

Two disappearing hourglass quilt blocks – video tutorial

Vídeo tutorials. 2 disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

This technique has been around for a while but it always generates great looking blocks.

Use 2 or 3 colours to increase the variety of designs.

How to make 2 Disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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2 strip blocks using tube quilting techniques – video tutorial

2 tube quilting blocks with strips of fabric - video tutorial

Tube quilting is a quick technique that produces results in a short time.

Both blocks are made of half square triangles. One of them uses scrap fabrics and the other coordinated fabrics.

Learn tube quilting in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: 2 easy bargello quilt blocks

Video tutorial: 2 bargello quilt blocks - tube quilting

Tube quilting is one of my favourite techniques.

This video demonstrates how to make 2 bargello blocks using tube quilting.

Learn to make 2 simple Bargello blocks

Learn in 4 minutes:

If you enjoyed the video and would like to try a simple bargello quilt, here’s a pattern for one.

Eccentric diamond quilt

Free mini quilt pattern: Eccentric diamond quilt

Eccentric diamond quilt pattern (1.7MB).

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Reverse appliqué with freezer paper – video tutorial

Reverse applique with freezer paper - video tutorial

This block belongs to a popular quilt: Dear Jane.  It’s block C09.

The template is a free PDF download from Susan Gatewood’s site.

How to do reverse appliqué with freezer paper

Susan’s Dear Jane templates are free though she says “I only ask that you consider making a donation to the Bennington Museum, in Bennington, Vermont. And if you do, it would make me tremendously happy if you would tell them that you have received help from me.” I totally recommend Susan’s patterns as they are very professional and easy to use.

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My Dear Jane quilt progress

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Sliced courthouse steps quilt block video tutorial

Sliced courthouse steps quilt bock video tutorial

Courthouse steps block belongs to the log cabin family.

This video demonstrates how to slice 2 blocks with inverted colours in the diagonal to make 2 different block. The new blocks can be placed in many ways to make great quilt designs.

Learn to make a sliced courthouse steps quilt blocks  in  just over 2 minutes

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