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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.

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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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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

See all blocks I’ve done together.

Woven quilt block video tutorial

Woven block video tutorial

This is an easy 16 patch block that when put together looks like weaving.

Use high contrasting fabrics for best results.

Learn to make a woven quilt block

Learn how to make this easy block in less than 2 minutes:

Block size

10 inch square.

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Cracker quilt block video tutorial

Cracker quilt block video tutorial

Cracker block is a classic. It’s also easy to make.

With just this simple block you can make many different quilt designs.

Also try with different colour combinations: dark background like on the video, white background, solids front and back, scrappy. Lots of possibilities.

Learn to make a cracker quilt block in less than 2 minutes:

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