Y seams or set-in seams video tutorial

Attic window quilt block – set-in seams also called Y seams – video tutorial

I always avoid sewing Y seams and a lot of other quilters do to, but as with anything you do, the more you do it the better you get at it.

So let’s start with a classic block called Attic window.

Let’s give it a go.

Learn how to sew set-in seams

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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.

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

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One thought on “Attic window quilt block – set-in seams also called Y seams – video tutorial”

  1. Brilliant, as usual Teresa!. (I’ve been making my “attic windows” with a half square triangle at the bottom left) Thanks again, Elizabeth

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