quilting

Two blocks that start as half square triangles (HSTs)

These two blocks start with a half square triangle.

Quick and easy and always beautiful.

You can make them in coordinated fabric or scrappy.

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My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

Buy individual chapters of my book

Now that my publisher is going out of business I have bought the rights to publish my book. Now you can download individual chapters. Each digital download is a bundle with 4 quilt patterns in it.

As well as the instructions and fabric needs to make the blocks you’ll find a section on quiltmaking basics at the end of the pattern that discusses:

  • Tools
  • Squaring up blocks
  • Borders
  • Assembly and quilting
  • Binding

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

4 comments

  1. Teresa, I’m curious about you pressing all your seams open. I was taught to alwas press seams to one side, the darker side if possible. Does pressing seams open make the seam weaker? Best, Lisbeth

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  2. I’m sorry you were disappointed. I hope you can still find a few interesting projects in the book.

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