Tag Archives: easy sewing

Disappearing nine patch – turnabout patchwork – video tutorial

This is a different kind of disappearing nine patch you probably haven’t seen before.

It’s from my book Turnabout patchwork (get it on Amazon or from the publisher Martingale. Check out at the end of the video other disappearing nine patch quilts and all the other quilts in my book.

Warning: If you’re not fond of bias seams you won’t like this block.

How to make an disappearing nine patch block

Fabric collection

The Nerida Hansen fabrics on the video are 100% GOTS certified organic cotton printed with low impact dyes. A joy to work with. Plus look at the great modern prints in the collection.

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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Disappearing 9 patch - Turnabout patchwork video tutorial

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Chevron quilt block – video tutorial

This is a very simple block and a versatile one. It works just as well with coordinated fabrics or scrappy.

How to make an easy chevron quilt block

Fabric collection

The Nerida Hansen fabrics on the video are 100% GOTS certified organic cotton printed with low impact dyes. A joy to work with.

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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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
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Chevron quilt block video tutorial

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Broken wheel quilt block – video tutorial

Broken wheel is a 9-patch block with 4 square in a square units and 4 rail fence units placed around a central square.

It’s quite a simple block to make even for a beginner. This quilt would look great as a scrappy quilt.

How to make an Broken wheel quilt block

Fabric collection

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

Template download

If you prefer to make the square in a square with foundation piecing here’s the 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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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
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Broken wheel quilt block video tutorial

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Three quilt blocks with fabric strips video tutorial

I like playing with fabric strips. There are so many ideas out there to try out. Check out these three:

 

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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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
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3 modern blocks with fabric strips video tutorial

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4 fabric manipulations for your quilts – video tutorial

How about adding a nice touch to your quilt with one of these fabric manipulations?

I made 2 quilts that use fabric manipulations as the main feature. Have a look.

The first one is a quilt I made with 25 fabric manipulations.

Get a closeup of the quilt.

Get the pattern 

You may also like my Other textured  quilt 

This quilt uses fabric manipulations on some classic blocks.

Get a closeup of the quilt.

Get the pattern

  • Buy the tutorial in one single download on my Etsy shop.

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

Do you wish to receive my tutorials in your inbox?

Share your work!

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
4 fabric manipulations for your quilt video tutorial