How To Make An Hourglass Quilt Block

How To Make An Hourglass Quilt Block | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

This hourglass quilt block is one of my favorite classic patterns of all time. I recently found a great video tutorial by Sew Very Easy on Youtube and knew I had to make this hourglass quilt as soon as possible. Sew Very Easy is one of my very favorite quilters on Youtube, her patterns and teaching methods are so simple and down to Earth everyone can easily follow along. This fabulous video includes many tips for beginners, such as pinning, pressing, trimming, consistency, and seam ripper tips. The instructions Sew Very Easy gives in her video will guide you step by step through measuring your fabric triangles and cutting them precisely to make sewing and assembly as easy as possible. There are tips to help you color code and trim the blocks so they will fit evenly into this fabulous quilt.



  • Scrap fabric
  • Backing fabric
  • Thread
  • A sewing machine
  • A seam ripper (in case you make any mistakes)
  • A ruler
  • A rotary cutter


All you have to do is follow the very simple instructions by Sew Very Easy to cut, assemble, and sew this quilt.

Make a quick easy hourglass quilt block

Then, you will just place the small squares together to make this quick and easy hourglass quilt block.

Easy to sew hourglass quilt block

This quilt is so fabulous, quick, and easy! I really love it and can’t wait to make many more.

How To Make An Hourglass Quilt Block

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