How to make this quick and easy disappearing churn dash quilt block
Learn in 2 and a half minutes how to make this fun block:
12 1/2 inches
- 2 grey 4 7/8 inch squares
- 2 white 4 7/8 inch squares
- two 9 x 2 1/2 inch strips in blue
- two 9 x 2 1/2 inch strips in orange
- one 4 1/2 inch square
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Some blocks you can make
Quilt design ideas
This is the second variation of a Storm at sea quilt block.
As with the first variation, this variation of Storm at sea has many possibilities. Just change the fabric colours to make a very different and beautiful quilts.
How to make a Double storm at sea block
Whatch a 3 minute video demonstrating how to make this a double Storm at sea block:
This block is a perfect block to learn foundation paper piecing.
I know a lot of people feel a bit confused by foundation piecing. I hope this video makes sense to you.
Double storm at sea block size
12 1/2 inches.
Download storm at sea template
Some quilt layouts that can be made with the Double storm at sea block
This pattern is a favourite of mine. There’re many ways to make it and this is one of them.
Learn to make a houndstooth quilt block in less than 2 minutes
See some examples of a Houndstooth blocks and quilts:
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.
Learn reverse applique and improv patchwork technique with this easy tutorial.
Check out this short 2 minute video tutorial on improv patchwork first to see how easy it is. You can use those small scraps you’ve been keeping…
This is an easy project to start learning foundation piecing. This was my first try and a few more potholders down the track I’m doing a Dear Jane 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.
Check out how easy it is to make this block in this short video tutorial and download the free heart foundation piecing template:
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.
Check out how to easy is to make a block for a XOXO quilt with this 2 minute video tutorial:
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.
If you don’t have a 60 degree ruler but your ruler or your mat has 60 degree markings, this is how you can cut equilateral triangles.
How to cut equilateral triangles with a regular ruler
This 2 minute video shows you how to cut equilateral triangles in 3 ways without using special rulers:
With this type of triangle you can make lots of different quick quilts.
One of my favourite blocks you can do with equilateral triangles is a hexagon block.
Do you want to make a quilt with a hexagon block?
This is a hexagon sampler quilt that can be made with jelly rolls. The pattern is available on my Etsy shop.
Buy Hexagonal dream pattern