Building Blocks: Half Rectangle Triangles

Welcome to another Building Blocks tutorial! I’m Nicola Dodd from CakeStand Quilts and I’m so happy to be back at the Bake Shop to help you cook up some Half Rectangle Triangles.

I’m a huge fan of the Half Rectangle Triangle (lets call them HRTs or this will be a really long post!) as they add so much movement and excitement to a quilt. They are usually made with templates, but if you don’t want to invest in special rulers, or the idea of Foundation Paper Piecing brings a tear to your eye, I have two simple techniques that both use a tool you will already have: your ruler!

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National Sew a Jelly Roll Day

Have you been hoarding Moda precuts? Guilty as charged! Well, today is the day for all of us to unfurl those Jelly Rolls and make something wonderful! Yes, it is National Sew a Jelly Roll Day – brought to you by Project Jelly Roll. Find some great projects in our Jelly Roll archive. Be sure to post what you’re sewing on social media and tag us @modabakeshop, @modafabrics and of course #projectjellyroll.

Building Blocks: 4-from-1 Flying Geese

Hi, Everyone!  It’s Jessica Dayon back in the Bake Shop with you today to share with you how I make 4 at a time flying geese.  When I am learning how to make basic quilting blocks, I like to try a few different ways and practice each of them.  I think that its good to know all the different ways that you can make one block.  This is because one way can work best in different situations.  If you are comfortable making it multiple ways, you can pick which way will suit you best each time you make the block.  There are three ways to make flying geese blocks: 1- with triangles, 2- the stitch and flip method (that uses corner square triangles), and 3- 4 at a time, no waste flying geese.  Today we are focusing on the 4 at a time, no waste method.  Let’s dive in!

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Building Blocks: Half Square Triangles

Hi fellow bakers! This is Mona from Kentucky Whittaker Creations. I’m glad to be back on Moda Bake Shop to share a fun technique with you.

I am not a fan of cutting individual pieces for a project. It never fails – I end up measuring incorrectly or my ruler slips or something else happens. I end up getting frustrated – and then sewing isn’t fun anymore! Because sewing is my sanity-saver and I want to enjoy what I’m doing, I’m always on the look out for new techniques to make cutting easier. This is one of those techniques!

Let’s make some half square triangles!

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Pocketed Table Runner

Hello! I’m Heather Long of Coffee and Quilts and I’m super excited to share another pattern here at Moda Bake Shop. This table runner is super versatile and works up quickly for seasonal decor or a housewarming gift. It uses one charm pack for the piecing, with enough leftovers for bonus wine glass coasters (pattern also included!)

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How to Make: Continuous Bias Binding

Welcome to a new series here on the Moda Bake Shop! Instruction Sheets are printable pages that you will want to keep handy in your sewing room. Each one has simple and clear instructions for some basic sewing techniques. Today we are sharing how to make something every sewist will need at some point – continuous bias binding.

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Jingle Bell Rock Quilt

Merry Christmas — a little early! I’m Alison from Little Bunny Quilts and I’m back to share a fun tutorial that’s perfect for confident beginners! This fun Christmas quilt was made with Overnight Delivery from Sweetwater — start your version now so you don’t have to worry about overnight delivery in time for the holidays!

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A Thousand Good Wishes Quilt

This generous throw sized quilt is perfect for snuggling under with a loved one. A thousand pyramid quilt is a great choice for winter fabrics as the triangles bring to mind a forest of trees. This version makes use of the light fabrics for the background triangles and dark for the focal triangles. There are also three larger triangles formed using the darker fabrics for more visual interest.

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Classic Christmas Quilt

Hi Moda Bake Shoppers!!!  It’s me, Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am thrilled to be bringing you a Christmas in July tutorial today 😉   I absolutely love everything Joanna at Fig Tree & Co designs and when I saw she was doing a Christmas line, I knew I had to make something classic with it!!!  And what is more Classic Christmas than patchwork stars in Red and Green.   I just love it and hope you do to!!!

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Singing the Blues Quilt

Hello, all!  When I saw the Shibori style Yuki fabrics, I just fell in love with them, and knew I wanted to try my first monochromatic quilt.  Blue and white is such a classic combination, and I wanted to do a simple and easy quilt with lots of area to show off machine quilting.  This is queen-sized as well, so it will make a great addition to a bedroom.  I hope you enjoy it!

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