Hidden wells with 4 strips

Hidden wells with 4 strips and ombre colours – video tutorial

Hidden wells is one of my favourite quilts. This technique was developed by Mary Ellen Hopkins in 1989 for her Hidden wells quilt. It can be done with a different number of strips in different or equal widths.

This time I’ve tried playing with colour to see what I came up with.

What do you think?

Fabric collection

I made this block as Michael Miller Ambassador and used their silky Cotton Couture solids in Cherry, Clementine, Apricot and Orange  from the Michael Miller Colour wheel fat quarter bundle I received..

Check out other fabric combinations on the video.

Other hidden wells tutorials:

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.

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

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Hidden wells quilt with 4 strips

3 thoughts on “Hidden wells with 4 strips and ombre colours – video tutorial”

  1. Hi Teresa, I am sure I have made this pattern before with Jenny Doan, check out the photo and see if it is the same. Love your tutorials and have kept all of them. I made the following during summer 2013 and it was one of my first quilts. Ria Bailey xx

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  2. Hi Ria, I can’t see the photo. Other people have made this type of quilt but not with the same name. This technique was developed by Mary Ellen Hopkins in 1989 for her Hidden wells quilt. It can be done with a different number of strips in different or equal widths.

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