Video tutorial: quick and easy disappearing churn dash quilt block

Video tutorial: disappearing churn dash quilt block

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:

Block size

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


Video tutorial: Double Storm at sea quilt block – variation 2

Video tutorial: storm at sea quilt block - free foundation pattern

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

Video tutorial: double storm at sea quilt block

Video tutorial: Houndstooth quilt block

Video tutorial: Houndstooth quilt 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:

Video tutorial: houndstooth quilt block

Valentine’s day projects to try and learn at the same time

7 Valentine's Day sewing tutorial - patchwork, appliqué, improv patchwork, foundation paper piecing

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.

Pigeon pair placemat set

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…

Scrappy heart potholder tutorial

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.

Groovy heart mug rug

Do you like fabric textures and fabric manipulation? This is an easy fabric manipulation to start with.

Foundation paper piecing heart block – free template

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:

XOXO quilt- free pattern XOXO lap quilt

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:

Love is the answer… hot water bottle cozy tutorial

With this tutorial you can start learning or polish up three different skills: patchwork, embroidery and appliqué.

Heart pincushion

Make this pincushion with the hot water bottle heart cut out.

Cutting equilateral triangles with a regular ruler

Cutting an equilateral triangle with a regular ruler

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.

Hexagonal Dream - hexagon sampler quilt pattern - quick and easy quilt pattern

Buy Hexagonal dream pattern