How to make a disappearing pinwheel block
Learn how to make this block in less than 2 minutes.
- Two 9 3/8 inch squares in contrasting fabrics
The finished block is 10 1/4 inch square.
How to arrange the patches to make this block
Sew in rows and then the rows together.
Quilt design ideas
You can make a whole quilt with one single block.
There’s still time for a Valentine’s Day project.
Choose one of the 7 projects I have made. They’re free. Different techniques to choose from: traditional patchwork, improv patchwork, embroidery, fabric manipulation, foundation piecing and reverse appliqué.
With this tutorial you can start learning or polish up three different skills: patchwork, embroidery and appliqué.
Make this pincushion with the hot water bottle heart cut out.
Learn reverse applique and improv patchwork technique with this easy tutorial.
The easiest block to start learning foundation piecing. This was my first try and a few more potholders down the track I’m doing a whole quilt using this patchwork technique.
Do you like fabric textures and fabric manipulation? This is an easy fabric manipulation to start with.
Make a potholder, a mini quilt or a lap quilt using this block and master foundation paper piecing while you’re at it.
This is a beginner quilt. Choose your favourite pink and grey fabrics and make this easy modern quilt. Equally beautiful in reds and blacks/greys.
A new block today using one my favourite patchwork techniques: foundation paper piecing.
Finished block size: 7 1/4 inch square.
How to make the heart foundation paper piecing block
This is a short 4 minute video tutorial showing how you do foundation paper piecing:
Close up of heart block
You can make a mini quilt or a full quilt. Mix and match colours. Use your fabric scraps to make this heart block.
Possible quilt design