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Get ready to jazz up your quilting game with the playful and dynamic Jaunty Crazy Ann block.
With its sharp 45 and 63-ish degree angles, this block creates eye-catching points.
With a little practice and patience, you'll soon discover the incredible precision and accuracy that our technique brings to your quilting projects.
Not only will this enhance your Crazy Ann quilt block, but it'll also elevate your overall quilting skills as you continue exploring new and exciting patterns.
Continue reading "Crazy Ann Quilt Block Tutorial: 5", 7½", 10", 12½" and 15" finished"
Spring is here, and it's time to add a little fancy flair to your quilting projects!
Introducing the Spring Fancy Quilt Block - a stunning four-pointed star that captures the essence of the season.
We'll guide you through creating this charming and playful block with clear step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations.
Cut. Sew. Press. Let's make some quilting magic.
Continue reading "Spring Fancy Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9", 12", 15" finished"
Discover the magic of 4-inch quilt block patterns, little bundles of patchwork perfection.
Unleash your creativity and explore the endless possibilities of these versatile, charming blocks that allow for intricate patterns in a compact size.
I share tips to improve accuracy to help create stunning results that will leave you inspired and eager to stitch up your own miniature masterpiece!
Continue reading "Small Wonders: Enchanting 4 Inch Quilt Block Patterns Bursting with Charm"
Feel like royalty with our easy guide to the King David's Crown quilt block. And our step-by-step instructions make it surprisingly simple.
From pointy pinnacles to textile triumph, we'll have you ruling your sewing machine in no time.
Join us on this quilty adventure and transform your quilting studio into your own personal throne room.
Continue reading "King David's Crown Quilt Block Tutorial: 5", 7½", 10", 12½" and 15" finished"
Are you tired of spending a fortune on expensive rulers for every quilt block?
Say goodbye to the hassle and storage with our easy paper piecing method for creating the Corner Beam block. Our tutorial includes step-by-step guidance, downloadable patterns, and cutting chart. An excellent tutorial for beginners to learn a new skill.
For gadget lovers, have a look at our expert review of the Corner Beam ruler by Deb Tucker.
Get ready to quilt like a pro with our helpful strategies for basic units in quilting.
Continue reading "Quilting on a Budget: How to Make the Perfect Corner Beam Block with Paper Piecing"
Welcome to the world of quilting magic with the Doris' Delight block!
This little gem is a true powerhouse that can take your quilting game to the next level.
Bold lines and sharp points might look challenging, but fear not, because I've got your back! The super simple technique and free downloads (yes, all five sizes!) will have you piecing like a pro in no time. Plus, with a cutting chart and a coloring page, you'll have everything you need to let your creativity run wild.
Amaze yourself with what you can create with Doris' Delight—I'll be with you every step of the way!
Continue reading "Doris' Delight Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9", 12", 15" and 18" finished"
With its effortless beauty and limitless potential for unique color and fabric combinations, the traditional Courthouse Steps quilt block is perfect for quilters of all skill levels. And with our helpful, step-by-step guide, you'll be crafting stunning blocks in no time—they're faster to make than traditional Log Cabin blocks too!
Why not let your creativity run free and transform your quilting game with the Courthouse Steps quilt block?
Continue reading "Courthouse Steps Quilt Block Tutorial: Using 1", 1½", 2", or 2½" wide strips"
You'll be captivated by the charm of our bewitching Black Magic quilt block.
Simple Half Log Cabins and Triangle in a Square pointy-points are the magic formula for this mesmerizing 8-point star design. There's no hocus-pocus.
Add a little fussy cutting, and you'll have A-bra-ca-da-bra'd your way to spellbinding quilt block.
Continue reading "Black Magic Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9", 12", and 18" finished blocks"
Are you ready to add some unique and impressive flair to your project?
The Dervish Star quilt block does just that!
Named after the mystical whirling dervish dance of Turkey, this show-stopping block showcases intricate design elements. Half Rectangle Triangles and Triangle in a Square units come together easily with paper piecing to form a mesmerizing and dynamic spinning star.
Start exploring the alluring world of Dervish Star quilt blocks today!
With our step-by-step instructions and helpful tips, you'll be stitching up these dancing stars in no time.
Continue reading "Dervish Star Quilt Block Tutorial: 8", 12", 16" finished"
Stop searching, start sewing. Add some serious star power with our Use it All quilt block tutorial.
Download the cutting charts in three sizes, a block design page for coloring and planning your fabric placements, and detailed step-by-step instructions.
This Sawtooth Star variation is constructed with a Square in a Square and 3-patch quarter square triangle units that are paper pieced—for the most accurate results.
The design is finished off with 4-patches in the corners.
Continue reading "Use it All Quilt Block Tutorial: 8", 10", and 12" finished blocks"
Instead of calling it the Virginia quilt block, perhaps it should be called the 'stubby star' quilt block.
Stacked pairs of Flying Geese are quick and easy with paper piecing.
Now if the idea of paper piecing makes you vomit in your mouth a bit—don't worry, I've got you covered.
Directions for making the Flying Geese 4-at-a-time are also included if you'd rather stick pins in your eyes than paper piece.
Continue reading "Make This Stunning Virginia Quilt Block: Simple star design in 3 sizes"
Show your quilting prowess with the dazzling Dolly Madison's Star quilt block.
Constructed using basic quarter square triangles and a single 9-patch,you'll be amazed at how quickly it all comes together using traditional piecing techniques.
An oversized unit here, a trim there, just watch the magic happen. You'll be beaming at your results.
Let's get started on some starry stitching magic—you've got this!
Continue reading "Dolly Madison's Star Quilt Block Tutorial: 4½", 9", 13½", and 18" finished blocks"
Ready to make a quilt block classic?
If you’re a confident beginner, the Four Corners quilt block is a wonderful place to start.
Follow our easy-peasy tutorial and use traditional piecing techniques for this classic block. No specialty rulers needed - it's so simple that picking between 6", 9" or 12" finished sizes is about as tough as it gets.
Continue reading "Four Corners Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9", and 12" finished"
When all is said and sun, those pointy-points in the Sun Rays quilt block are no problem. You don't even need any special tools to create them.
Simply follow along in our tutorial. Learn to make these simple units with confidence.
Rays and Shine, Quilters! We've got perfect points to piece!
Continue reading "Sun Rays Quilt Block Tutorial: 4½", 6", 7½", 9", and 12" finished"
This is my first bed sized quilt, 74”x74”. I designed it myself, and it includes 85 blocks set on point with solid black filling in the side triangles.