a quilt block tutorial you cannot afford to miss!

A few weeks ago I decided it was time to find out all there was to know about quilt blocks, embroidering them out and joining them for a beautiful completed project. I have been asked several times what the back of my quilt blocks look like, and in this tutorial you will find out how to embroider them out so they look just as good on the back as they do on the front…..

blocks-ready

In the tutorial you will find out about the battings (called waddings in the UK) that are used in the quilt sandwich. I tested lots of them and share my results. These new blocks look good stitched out on silk dupion, my favourite fabric but the photo below shows the back! Lots of tips and advice on avoiding mistakes. It’s all here as I am keen that you do not make the mistakes that I made in learning how to get the best results. Be assured that I have “bad” embroidery days when things go hopelessly wrong.

back-with-embroidery-thread

The main focus of the tutorial is analysing quilt blocks to get the best results and  creating a table runner with the Celtic Grace Quilt blocks included in the tutorial. There are Celtic sashing designs too all ready to cut out, the perfect size for your 8″ blocks.

File 25-06-2016, 12 58 35Check out all the  wonderful new 260 mm wide Pamela’s Joy quilt blocks for your next project including a frame to make existing 200 mm blocks into 260 mm ones if you are fortunate to have these extra wide hoops!

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It’s all here and you will have the knowledge to quilt in the hoop and create stunningly beautiful quilts. The tutorial can be viewed and purchased here.

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Happy Quilting from Hazel at Graceful Embroidery

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16 Responses to a quilt block tutorial you cannot afford to miss!

  1. smassena2014 says:

    I am very eager to see this video. Thank you

  2. Will be so happy to have the tutorial. Have never quilted, but would love to learn. Your samples are Beautiful. Willodean Minor

  3. Cathy says:

    Does this tutorial apply to 6×6 blocks as well?

  4. KatieQ says:

    That will make a beautiful quilt. I am looking forward to the video.

  5. Elize van Heerden says:

    cant wait for this

  6. Toni says:

    Sounds a wonderful tutorial Hazel…

  7. does the tutorial explain how to sew the completed quilt block sandwiches together?

  8. Marsha Nelson says:

    I am very excited for this tutorial. Thank you!

  9. Jeannette says:

    Impressive!

  10. Loes Bridge says:

    This looks wonderful. I am interested.

  11. Cindy says:

    Gorgeous…your work is always so inspiring. Looking forward to the tutorial.

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