Penny Haren’s Basic Block Videos

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:

BLOG_PH4patch Make a Perfect Four-Patch

Create two four patch blocks from two squares of fabric.

BLOG_PH9patch 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.

BLOG_PHhst Make a Half Square Triangle the Easy Way

Make Half-Square Triangles quickly and easily.

BLOG_PHhstpaper 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.

BLOG_PHqst 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!

BLOG_PHkaleidoscope Create a Kaleidoscope Block with a Bonus Pinwheel Block

Create a Kaleidoscope block the easy way.

BLOG_PHbrighthopes Create a Bright Hopes Quilt Block

Create a simple Bright Hopes Quilt Block with no set-in seams.

BLOG_PHsquareonpoint 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.

BLOG_PHplaylist Check out the entire playlist here.

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