Sew Easy: Stitch-and-Flip Corners

Sew Easy: Stitch and Flip Corners

Use this technique to make this common block feature. Below you’ll find both video and image+text tutorials for this technique with clear, step-by-step instructions. PLUS—if you’ve found this lesson useful, you can download a copy of this AND many more Sew Easy lessons in our FREE eBooklet Sew Easy Lessons: The Essential Collection of Quilting Techniques. Click here to download your copy of this lesson plus many other tried-and-true patchwork tutorials!


Video Tutorial


Step-by-Step Sew Easy Instructions

  1. Place one small square on larger square, right sides facing and aligning raw edges. Draw a line diagonally on wrong side as shown
  2. Sew on drawn line. Trim ¼” beyond stitching.
  3. Press open to reveal triangle.
  4. Following pattern instructions, repeat for remaining corners to complete unit.

Products used: Havel’s Self-Healing Cutting Mat, Havel’s 45mm Rotary Cutter, and Havel’s 6″ x 24″ Fabric Ruler. Check out Havel’s Sewing for more information and a complete catalog.

Other products include Aurifil 40wt. cotton thread (fuchsia), wool pressing pad, travel iron, starch.

Machine featured is the performance icon™ by PFAFF®. To find a retailer near you, visit PFAFF.com.

Fabric from Garden Glory collection by Maja Ronnback and Abstract Collage collection by Ampersand, both for Paintbrush Studio Fabrics.


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