Pinwheel – Blocks That Teach

Matching 8 Points

Learn some methods for making Pinwheels while viewing this 3 video series.

In the first video, you will learn how to use the rotary cutter to make the half square triangles in the Pinwheel block (FREE Patterns can be found here).  Templates are the focus of the second lesson as students often like to use these for fussy cuts and/or for checking accuracy of cutting and sewing.  The last video points out some common mistakes that quilters make when sewing this block.  Learn how to avoid these mishaps.

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A Quick Method (1 of 3 videos)

Pinwheel Series


Making Templates (2 of 3 videos)

Pinwheel - Templates


What Went Wrong? (3 of 3 videos)

Pinwheel - What Went Wrong


More Blocks:

Looking for projects that use the featured quilt square?  Or maybe you want to see the block done up in other fabrics.  Check out the photos below:

One Block Baby Quilt
One Block Baby Quilt


Display Frames for Quilt Blocks
Quilt Block Display


Fat Chicks ”I Spy” Quilt
Fat Chicks Quilt


Sampler Quilt On Point
Pinwheel in Sampler Quilt

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