Video Tutorials for "The Octopus One"

Julianne Walther

Posted on June 11 2020

Video Tutorials for "The Octopus One"

We thought you might enjoy a few tutorials to help you create our Quliters Trek project, The Octopus One. Patterns are free in the shop from June 21st - September 8th, and kits are available in the shop and online while supplies last.

We have broken this tutorial into several videos, so you can watch just what you need:

1. Preparing fabrics for backround pieced blocks:

2. Stitching and cutting:

3. Ironing the half-square triangles:

 4. Trimming the half-square triangles:

 5. Creating a quarter square triangle for the block center:

6. Tracing and applying fusible products for machine applique: 

 7. Tips for larger shapes with fusible applique:

8. FInishing up your block:

Arrange your 4 blocks into a row like this:

The Octopus One in a row

Or into a square like this!

Octopus in a square

 Purchase your "The Octopus One" kits (while supplies last) by clicking HERE.

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