beginner quilt block quilting square in a square

Square in a square quilt block – 4 different methods – video tutorial

This video shows 4 different ways to make a square in a square: traditional, foundation piecing, foundation piecing with freezer paper, and a quick method.

Learn how to make an origami bag

Fabric collection

The fabrics are 100% GOTS certified organic cotton printed with low impact dyes. The artwork is just beautiful.

Download template

For freezer paper foundation piecing trace the template on a piece of freezer paper

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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Square in a square - 4 different techniques to make the block


  1. Hello Teresa,

    Love your tutorials and YouTube site. I am wondering what clear washable permanent fabric glue do you use? Thank you, a UK subscriber. Kind regards.

    Michèle Kingston

    Liked by 2 people

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