House quilt-block tutorial (new video!)

From I Love House BlocksEarlier this week we showed you how to sew a Churn Dash block; today we’ve got a House quilt-block tutorial for you!

House quilts are hot—and they’re so much fun to make. You can personalize them in so many ways! Create a quilt that looks like your neighborhood or create the house of your dreams. But you’ll need to start with two basics that every house needs: a foundation for your fabric home and a roof overhead.

In this video, featuring photos from the book Block-Buster Quilts: I Love House Blocks, you’ll see how easy it is start the construction of your houses. Take a look:

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Wouldn’t a quilt full of houses be the perfect “house” warming gift?

In I Love House Blocks, you’ll find quaint cottages, smart schoolhouses, trendy townhouses, big barns, and even houses in the ’burbs—and you know it wouldn’t be home sweet home for quilters without a Log Cabin. Whatever your vision of the perfect home is, you’ll find a design to inspire your construction! Take a look at just a few quilts from the book:

Sherbet Town house quilt
Make a Sherbet Town quilt in solids with Corey Yoder.

Block Party house quilt
Throw a Block Party with Sherri Falls.

Tiny Town house quilt
Stitch a Tiny Town with Carrie Nelson (finished quilt: 22″ × 25¾").

Neighborhood house quilt
Sew an ode to your Neighborhood with Sherri McConnell!

Explore more books in our “Block-Buster Quilts” series:

I Love Nine Patches I Love Churn Dashes I Love Star Blocks I Love Log Cabins

How would you personalize your house blocks: trees, shutters, pets, a garden . . . a few weeds? Tell us in the comments!








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