TUTORIAL: The Chevron Block!

Oh, man! There’s just something real cool about the Chevron Block (Am I right!?)! I don’t know what it is, but geez, I just love this block! It’s simple, fast to piece together and is so effective when pieced into a quilt! This is one I made in 2011 using the Chevron Block… I called it A Summer […]

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TUTORIAL: The Hashtag Block!

The Hashtag block seems to be absolutely everywhere at the moment! And when I say ‘everywhere’, I really just mean Pinterest and Instagram! 😀 So I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and make a tutorial showing you how to make this block yourself! Yay! This is a great little block for all levels of […]

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TUTORIAL: Foundation Paper-Pieced Wonky Log Cabin Block

Get the Pattern: Wonky Log Cabin Pattern After lots of requests and suggestions to make this block, here it is for you to explore, fold, pin, stitch and rip apart! So, I’ve approached this teaching of the block assuming that you have a fair understanding of how Foundation Paper-Piecing works. If you’re new to the technique, perhaps […]

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TUTORIAL: The Economy Block

What a better way to start the New Year than to dive head first into a good ol’ block tutorial! Today we’ll be focusing on the Economy Block! This simple little block is made up of one centre square with two sets of contrasting triangles sewn around it. It’s a great block to use up […]

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MINI TUTORIAL: Flying Geese Block

Here’s just a quick little tutorial I uploaded last week simplifying the process of making the utterly-tradtional Flying Geese unit. The process of how to make this block should be a staple in your patchwork library and when it is, you can adapt and shape it into any size or formation you wish! Here are […]

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Tutorial: The Pinwheel Block

Good Afternoon to you! With a comforting mug of tea settling next to the keyboard and my written notes laid out before me, let’s explore the latest instalment in my quilt block tutorials – the Pinwheel Block! Inspired by a block in the book ‘500 Quilt Blocks’ by Lynne Goldsworthy & Kerry Green, the Pinwheel Block […]

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TUTORIAL: Broken Dishes Block

Hello! Here’s a great little block for all of you beginners out there! The Broken Dishes block is a classic traditional block made up entirely of HSTs*. Its design aesthetics are endless and it is insanely quick to make! So if you’re looking for an easy block design that is the next step up from […]

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TUTORIAL: The Maple Leaf Block

Adding to my stash of quilt block tutorials is this one: The Maple Leaf Block! I thought it would be fit to dedicate this particular block to all of my friends (that’s you!) who live in the Northern Hemisphere who are welcoming the coming months of fall/autumn! I hope you enjoy the cooler months! #totesjealous […]

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Tutorial: Churn Dash Block

In recent Pinterest binges, I’ve happily come across some beautifully designed and pieced quilts featuring the Churn Dash block. Then by crazy chance I came across a simple pattern on how to make it within all of my lose-leaf patterns that I’ve collected over the years. So duh! I just had to share it with […]

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TUTORIAL: The Bear Paw Block

REFERENCE GUIDE: Bear Paw Block Layout PDF I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for this block… Perhaps it’s because it was one of the first ‘traditional’ blocks I ever constructed. (And come to think of it, I’m pretty sure it was one of the first times I ever made half square triangles!) So, […]

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