Did you know that quilt designer, author, teacher, and all-around quilting guru, Penny Haren, has a new series of videos out that give you hints and tips for creating seven of the most popular quilt blocks? Penny’s techniques, like her quilt books, are all about getting perfect results in less time with less effort.
In the videos, Penny will teach you how to:
Make a Perfect Four-Patch
Create two four patch blocks from two squares of fabric.
Chain Piece a Perfect Nine-Patch
Create a nine patch block with a fussy cut center with basic techniques that result in perfect 9 patch blocks everytime.
Make a Half Square Triangle the Easy Way
Make Half-Square Triangles quickly and easily.
Make Half Square Triangles with Triangle Paper
There are some great products on the market you can use to create Half Square Triangles quickly and easily, like pre-printed HST paper.
Make Perfect Quarter Square Triangles from Half Square Triangles
From two 8″ squares create two 6-1/2″ quarter-square triangles, with perfect matching centers every time!
Create a Kaleidoscope Block with a Bonus Pinwheel Block
Create a Kaleidoscope block the easy way.
Create a Bright Hopes Quilt Block
Create a simple Bright Hopes Quilt Block with no set-in seams.
Set a Square On Point
Learn about setting a square on point in a block, including how to keep the fabric grain in mind when composing the block, using the straight-of-grain to stabilize the bias edge.