Tag Archives: quilting

Framing improv patchwork video tutorial

This patchwork makes a great gift and it’s quick and easy to make.

I decided to make an improv piece but you could as well frame a favorite block.

The most important thing is to have fun.

How to make improv patchwork for framing

How cute is that?

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Framed improv patchwork video tutorial

Field of tulips quilt pattern

This quilt can be made with foundation piecing as well as traditional piecing.

Both templates are included in the pattern.

Download Field of tulips quilt pattern

How to make the two blocks that make the Field of tulips quilt

The video demonstrates the blocks being made with foundation piecing.

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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If you make any of my tutorials this is how you can share your pictures:

  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
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Striped hexagon quilt blocks – video tutorial

Hexagons are some of my favourite blocks. They’re quick and easy, they can be made with fabric scraps.

How to make hexagon quilts with strips

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

Do you wish to receive my tutorials in your inbox?

Share your work!

If you make any of my tutorials this is how you can share your pictures:

  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
  • Join my Facebook group and post your pictures there
Striped hexagon quilt blocks

Storm at sea quilt

I know you’ve been wanting to make this quilt for a long time but it looks a bit intimidating or you tried and it didn’t work out.

Well, what about trying again but this time using foundation piecing? With foundation piecing your blocks are very accurate so why not, just take the plunge into foundation piecing!

How to make a Storm at sea quilt

Get the Storm at sea quilt pattern on my Etsy shop.

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

Do you wish to receive my tutorials in your inbox?

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If you make any of my tutorials this is how you can share your pictures:

  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
  • Join my Facebook group and post your pictures there

Two cute pinwheel quilt blocks video tutorial

These aren’t your typical pinwheel blocks. But they’re perfect for scrappy quilts. So get out those scraps and start sewing!

Learn to make these two cute pinwheels

The foundation pieced pinwheel is part of my Mysteries Down Under quilt. I run the The Mysteries Down Under quilt as a QAL in 2018. The quilt is a skill builder. Block tutorials are video based.

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“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.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

Do you wish to receive my tutorials in your inbox?

Share your work!

If you make any of my tutorials this is how you can share your pictures:

  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
  • Join my Facebook group and post your pictures there