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Video tutorial: two 15-minute tablet stand

Video tutorial: two 15 minute tablet stands

Make these tablet stands in 15 minutes.

Use the leg of a pair of jeans or your favourite fabric.

How to make an tablet beanbag or stand

Both bags are made in the same way and both make beautiful and useful handmade gifts.

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Download the tablet base (pdf). Using this base is optional.

Print and trace the template on a piece of cardboard.

It is recommended that you add some weight to the bag so it sits better. Rice, lentils, wheat, and the like should work well.

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Video tutorial: Kaleidoscope quilt blocks

Video tutorial: Kaleidoscope quilt blocks - 2 kinds

These 2 kaleidoscope blocks are quite different.

One is made with foundation piecing and the other one uses 60 degree triangles cut from the same repeat of a strip of fabric.

How to make 2 kaleidoscope quilt blocks

For the kaleidoscope quilt blocks using the stacking method I used just over 2 yards of fabric and got lots of blocks and this is the quilt I made:

Video tutorial: kaleidoscope quilt - whack and stack - on block wonder

If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler

Not to worry, here is how to cut 60 degree triangles without special rulers:

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Video tutorial: Storm at sea – Foundation piecing for beginners

Video tutorial: Storm at sea 2 ways

This block looks hard yet it is super easy to make with foundation piecing. It’s also a beginner foundation piecing bock.

If you’ve watched the video you will have seen how many quilt layouts you can make with this block. And that’s just a tiny fraction of what it’s possible.

How to make a Storm at sea block two ways

Watch a short video demonstrating how to make the simple and double storm at sea blocks:

Storm at sea block size

  • Simple: 9 1/2 inches.
  • Double: 12 1/2 inches.

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