4×4 Quilt Tutorial

4×4 Quilt Tutorial

Learn a fast and easy way to remake this classic look.

A 4 x 4 truck can get you out of a sticky situation in deep snow or mud. A 4 x 4 wooden beam can support an amazingly heavy load. But a 4-patch quilt block? Well, that might be the most powerful of all!

Jenny teaches a fun and fast way to recreate this classic look!

Quilters have been stitching up 4-patches since the dawn of quilts. They’re true quilting powerhouses: easy to make and endlessly versatile! Put ‘em together in just the right order, and you’ve got a beautiful new 4 x 4 quilt! Click HERE for a free PDF download/printable of the image below!

This PDF is a great way to imagine this quilt in a different color pattern.

Click the button below or any of the images to watch Jenny’s newest tutorial!

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Trail Blaze Quilt Tutorial

Trail Blaze Quilt Tutorial

Learn to make this fun Trail Blaze quilt!

Who’s ready for some half-rectangle triangles?

 

Jenny makes it so easy to learn new techniques, check out this one!

No, I haven’t been sampling the punch; the half-rectangle triangle is a real thing! It’s the 1st cousin to the half-square triangle, and it’s just as easy to make!

This week Jenny is combining a stack of half-square triangles with a bit of crumb quilting to create a cool, modern Trail Blaze Quilt.  (What’s that? Crumb quilting? Don’t worry, it’s just a mish-mash of tiny scraps. Fun to make and easy to use!) Click HERE to learn all about these fun techniques in this week’s new tutorial!

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Little Stitches Wall Hanging Quilt Tutorial

Little Stitches Wall Hanging Quilt Tutorial

Learn to make this fun Little Stitches Wall Hanging!

Quilters make the world a more beautiful place. Like clever little fairies with sewing machines for wands, we spread our magic to friends and family, and everything we touch becomes more lovely. A beautiful bedspread. A festive table runner. A big, quilted tote. A precious memory quilt.

Watch as Jenny walks you through a step-by-step tutorial on how to make this Little Stitches wall hanging!

Today, however, we’re working on a project that is just for you! The Little Stitches Wall Hanging was designed to add a touch a whimsy to your sewing space. Click HERE to print the appliquéd scissors and needle, and have a ball whipping up a little magic just for YOU!

The diagram doesn't do this quilt justice, click to watch the tutorial!

 

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Jumping Jacks Quilt Tutorial

Jumping Jacks Quilt Tutorial

Learn to make this darling quilt with only 4 charm packs!

Jumping jacks. What could be more simple? But when you do several at once, those simple jumps can have some pretty amazing effects. Happy little endorphins rush through your body acting as pain relievers and giving you a sense of well-being. 

 

Jenny teaches you another great way to use those half square triangles in this Jumping Jacks Quilt!

Energy levels rise and focus sharpens. Stress is relieved, and you pretty much feel awesome. In fact, jumping jacks are so good for you, Navy Seals use them in their most intense training regimens!

This diagram is a helpful tool to create the new Jumping Jacks Quilt!

This week Jenny is stitching up a whole army of jumping jacks out of super-soft flannel charms. Of course, each block is simple as can be, but you put ‘em together, and you’ve got one amazing quilt! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

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Jitterbug Quilt Tutorial

Jitterbug Quilt Tutorial

Learn to make this fun Jitterbug Quilt!

The Jitterbug was one of the most popular dances of the swing era, but how did it get such a funny name? Turns out “jitterbug” is just a combo of two cute little words: jitter and bug. But put ‘em together and you’ve got a name worth remembering!

Learn to make this Jitterbug Quilt with Jenny!

This week we’re working on the Jitterbug Quilt. And, like it’s namesake, it’s based on two simple little elements: the 4-patch and the half-square triangle. Combine those quilting powerhouses with an extra dose of creativity, and you’ve got a quilt as swanky as the swingingest jitterbug on the dance floor! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!

Diagram of the Jitterbug Quilt!

Be sure to check back next Friday to see what else we come up with!

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