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Free Amish Star Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Amish Star Quilt Block Tutorial
The Amish Star block is easier to construct than it looks. The design is based on a Nine Patch block with Half Square Triangles, Flying Geese and squares making up the patches. 

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The Honeymoon Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

The Honeymoon Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
The Honeymoon quilt block is a fun star block to sew together and it is easier than you might think. With only half square triangles, hourglass units, and squares, it goes together quickly!

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The Traditional Quilt Block Called Yankee Charm - a Free Pattern

Posted by Elaine Huff on

The Traditional Quilt Block Called Yankee Charm - a Free Pattern
The Yankee Charm is a traditional quilt block that is easy to create and it's a good block to use up skinny strips for a scrappy look. With only Half Square Triangles, squares and rectangles, it goes together quickly.

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The Traditional Quilt Block Broken Window - a Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

The Traditional Quilt Block Broken Window - a Free Tutorial
Today let's sew together this traditional quilt block called Broken Window. Usually only two colors are used (a dark and a light) to create this block but I had to do my own thing and use five!

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Traditional Housewife Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Traditional Housewife Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's take a look at the traditional quilt block called Housewife. Maybe we should rename it "Work from Home (for no pay)" to keep up with the times! LOL! Anyway, the block has a lovely pinwheel in the center and flying geese around the outside edge.

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