Tag Archives: quick and easy

Curved piecing – video tutorial

Curved piecing - video tutorial - sewing circles and curves

Sewing curves is quite intimidating but it’s no different from any other technique. It just needs experience.

As the saying goes practice makes perfect.

Learn to sew curves using two techniques

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Bow tie curve template (pdf)

New book out on December 3

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

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Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist by Teresa Mairal Barreu (TeresaDownUnder)

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Two techniques to make disappearing 4-patch quilt blocks – video tutorial

2 techniques to make 4-patch disappearing quilt blocks - video tutorial

These are 2 ways to slice a 4-patch quilt block. Both produce quite different results.

Here’s how you make 2 disappearing 4-patch quilt blocks:

Do you want to see one more disappearing 4 patch block?

Disappearing 4-patch variation quilt block

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Two strip quilt blocks – video tutorial

Quick and easy strip blocks - video tutorial

I never throw away any fabric scraps left over from other projects.

I put them together by shape and colour and from time to time I get them out and make something with them. Usually the projects I make are just for fun. So here you have 2 such blocks. Quick and easy and very colourful and a pleasure to make.

How to make 2 strip quilt blocks

Note: A French braid can be made any size. Also it can be made in long strips rather than squares.

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Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons

Video tutorial: Quilting with hexagons - 3 layouts

This is a tutorial exploring hexagon layouts. Have a go and try to find even more layouts!

Don’t worry if you don’t have a 60 degree ruler, you don’t need one if you ruler has 60 degree markings.

Or use my 60 degrees triangle paper ruler (PDF).

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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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