hexagon blocks strip block

Triangles and hexagons with fabric strips video tutorial

I enjoy playing with 60 degree triangles and I also like playing with fabric strips. When you combine both things together you get really interesting quilts.

Check it out.

If you intend to make a lot of 60 degree triangles, I’d recommend investing in a ruler such as a Clearview 60 degree triangle ruler. But before you do that you may want to try using a 60 degree ruler template (pdf).

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If you make any of my tutorials this is how you can share your pictures:

  • On Instagram please tag me with @teresadownunder and hashtag #teresadownunder
  • Join my Facebook group and post your pictures there


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

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