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How to Piece the Two Easy Blocks used in Making a Scrappy Double Irish Chain Quilt - a Free Tutorial

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How to Piece the Two Easy Blocks used in Making a Scrappy Double Irish Chain Quilt - a Free Tutorial
Welcome to our Double Irish Chain quilt blocks tutorial, where you'll learn how to create one of the oldest and most cherished quilt patterns with ease! This scrappy version is perfect for quilters looking to bust their stash and make the most of their fabric collection. 

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How to Sew the Quarter Log Cabin or Half Log Cabin Quilt Block

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How to Sew the Quarter Log Cabin or Half Log Cabin Quilt Block
The Quarter Log Cabin (which is also known as the Half Log Cabin) quilt block is a super easy beginner-friendly quilt block. The pattern is great for making scrappy quilts but can make a stunning planned quilt as well. Let's dive in to the basic instructions and then look at several ways you can easily modify the block to create a quilt that is uniquely your own!

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The Diamond Panes Quilt Block - Beginner Friendly Free Tutorial

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The Diamond Panes Quilt Block - Beginner Friendly Free Tutorial
I ran across this easy quilt block and thought it would make a great beginner-friendly tutorial. The Diamond Panes block by Nancy Cabot is similar to ones you find when doing a search but this version has fewer seams and creates a different design when sewn into a quilt. I have lots of layout suggestions at the end of the tutorial.

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Free and Easy Quilt Block Tutorial for the Memory Block

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Free and Easy Quilt Block Tutorial for the Memory Block
This classic quilt block called Memory Block goes together easily to make a beautiful quilt. It uses just half square triangles, hourglass patches, squares, and one rectangle to make a delightful block that creates a wonderful secondary design when multiple blocks are sewn together. Let's get sewing!

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Super Easy Georgia Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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Super Easy Georgia Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

Let's sew together this easy block. The Georgia quilt block is a traditional design that was published in Hearth & Home, a crafting magazine, and later in Workbasket as the State of Georgia block in 1935. This block is beginner-friendly and super easy to create, making it an excellent choice for those new to quilting or looking for a quick and simple project. 

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