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Storyteller’s sampler quilt

Storyteller's sampler quilt

Storyteller’s sampler quilt is a magnificent quilt. I tried one of the blocks called Bamboozled and loved the process and the result. Storyteller’s is  now in my to do list.

storytellersThis is not an ordinary quilt. It’s a collection of miniature pieced hexagons.

You can make the quilt in several sizes up to king-size.

There’re  363 block designs in total. Some are hand-stitched, others machine stitched, many can be made using foundation piecing, by far the easiest way to handle the smallest pieces.

Full-size foundation paper patterns are included for many of the blocks, with tips for English paper piecing.

Look inside the book.

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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Snowball quilt block video tutorial

We’re still early in the year and I hope you’re keeping up to your new year’s resolution of learning to quilt!

To this end, this is a very easy block you can make quite quickly and use it on its own or together with other blocks such as nine-patch blocks. Today I’ll demonstrate the construction.

How to make an easy snowball quilt block

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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Snow ball quilt block

Stretched stars quilt block – video tutorial

Stretched stars is a very easy do make quilt.

It’s also perfect for fabric scraps.

How to make a Stretched stars quilt block

This method “wastes” a bit of fabric but it doesn’t need to, you can make a half square triangle at the same time with the excess fabric and use it on another quilt or use the HSTs on the back of the quilt.

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Stretched stars quilt block - video tutorial

Two disappearing hourglass quilt blocks – video tutorial

Vídeo tutorials. 2 disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

This technique has been around for a while but it always generates great looking blocks.

Use 2 or 3 colours to increase the variety of designs.

How to make 2 Disappearing hourglass quilt blocks

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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Framing a favourite print – fussy cutting video tutorial

Framing a favourite print - video tutorial

Do you have a print that you love and don’t want to cut up in small pieces? Why not making a feature of it?

This technique is called fussy cutting. Just identify the print you like and use a clear ruler to frame and cut.

How to frame a favourite print – fussy cutting

Learn in just over 2 minutes:

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