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Video tutorial: Easy New York Beauty quilt block

Video tutorial: New York beauty quilt block

With pointy triangles and circles a lot of you probably will think this is a hard block.

Don’t despair, foundation piecing is coming to your rescue – at least for the pointy triangles!

And then just get out your pins as you will need quite a few of them to make circle sewing easier.

How to make a New York Beauty block

This video is a bit longer than my usual 2 minutes.

I wanted to show the paper piecing process really well so you feel you can try it out.

It really pays to learn paper piecing. No block will be too hard once you know how how to paper piece.


For a finished 7″ x 7″ block ensure you print the templates at 100%.

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  1. Do you find that’s the case? Maybe you should use a shorter stitch. In my case I find the paper comes out easily. I kind of pull in opposite directions from the stitching line and it breaks.


  2. I have been looking for a tutorial on the New York Beauty block. You did a great job as always.


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