fabric406 Blog — 12" Blocks

How to Create the Traditional Betty's Delight Quilt Block

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How to Create the Traditional Betty's Delight Quilt Block
Today I'd like to show you how to create a Betty's Delight quilt block without any Y-seams. This traditional block is great for a scrappy quilt too! 

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Free Jacob's Ladder Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Jacob's Ladder Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's sew together a 12" Jacob's Ladder quilt block. It's an easy block that has a lot of variations but today we'll look at one of the more basic designs. Let's get sewing!

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How to Create a Variation of the Braced Star Quilt Block

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How to Create a Variation of the Braced Star Quilt Block
This version of the Braced Star quilt block is quick and easy to create and uses only a light, medium and dark colored fabric. It's construction is based off of the basic Eight Point Star block.

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Free Old Fashioned Straw Flowers Quilt Block Pattern

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Free Old Fashioned Straw Flowers Quilt Block Pattern
Today let's create a Straw Flowers quilt block! It's a lovely, old fashioned block that still looks great in today's fabrics.

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Quatrefoil Quilt Block Pattern - a Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Quatrefoil Quilt Block Pattern - a Free Tutorial
The Quatrefoil quilt block (also called the Quarterfoil block) is a traditional block that is easy to sew together and it makes a beautiful quilt! Typically it is made with just two colors and a background but of course I had to add more fabrics.

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