Tag Archives: quilting

Video tutorial: Morning star quilt block

Video tutorial: Morning star quilt block

This is one of those blocks that gives the impression of curves where there’re none. I chose to make it with paper piecing because it’s just easy. It’s also a good block to learn foundation piecing with.

When you cut the fabric pieces, cut them at least 1/2″ larger than the triangle including the seam allowances.

How to make a Morning star block

Learn in just over 3 minutes:

Download template

Morning star foundation paper piecing template (pdf)

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Morning star quilt block video tutorial and template

Video tutorial: Quilt-as-you-go without sashing

There are many ways to do quilt-as-you-go (QAYG).

Many of the techniques use sashing to join the blocks.

Learn quilt as you go without sashing

This tutorial demonstrates how to join two blocks without sashing.

Quilt-as-you-go with sashing

This video demonstrates QAYG with sashing. One tutorial is completely finished by machine while the other is hand stitched at the back.

Choose the one that suits you best 🙂

More details on each method:

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Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) without sashing video tutorial

Video tutorial: double hourglass quilt block

This block is made with fabric strips. It can be made any size.

You will need a ruler with 45 degree markings to cut the triangles. You can make the quilt in coordinated fabrics or just scrappy. It’s a great bock to use your jelly rolls. Your blocks will just be bigger than mine! Have a go!

How to make a double hourglass block

Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:

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Video tutorial: Double hourglass quilt tutorial

Video tutorial: Reflections quilt block

Video tutorial: Reflections quilt block
I love this technique. It reminds me of a delectable mountains or buzz saw block.

How to make reflections quilt block

If you enjoyed this technique, check out two more blocks made in a similar way.

Buzz saw block:

Delectable mountains block:

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RE-RELEASE OF 2-minute video tutorial: 3D hexagon quilt block

3D hexagon quilt block with 3 strips video tutorial

*** I’M RELEASING THIS SUNDAY’S VIDEO AGAIN TO FIX AN ERROR TOWARDS THE END WHERE I’M PUTTING THE 4 HEXAGONS TOGETHER ***

I made a 3D hexagon a while ago (you can checkout the tutorial below), and I’m making another one again but this time it uses 3 strips of fabric instead of 2 and the 3D effect is one layer deeper so to speak.

How to make a 3D hexagon quilt block with 3 strips

Do you want to make a simpler hexagon?

How to make a 3D hexagon quilt block with 2 strips

Learn in 2 minutes how to make a 3 D hexagon block with 2 strips:

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler

OR

  • here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:

How to sew hexagon quilt blocks without Y seams

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