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Free Tutorial - Wedding Bouquet Quilt Block

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Free Tutorial - Wedding Bouquet Quilt Block
Today let's sew together a Wedding Bouquet Quilt Block. This traditional block was originally made with just two colors - a dark and a light. But of course I had to change things up a bit so I used two colors and a light background. The Wedding Bouquet uses three basic building blocks in its construction so it goes together pretty easily. Let's get started!

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Sampler Quilt Block Layout - What Happens to All the Blocks from the Tutorials?

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Sampler Quilt Block Layout - What Happens to All the Blocks from the Tutorials?

I love sampler quilts. How about you? Have you made a Block of the Month sampler quilt - or just your own sampler quilt? So all the blocks from the tutorials I've been doing are really adding up! What to do with them all??? Make a sampler quilt, of course.

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Flying Dutchman Quilt Block Free Tutorial

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Flying Dutchman Quilt Block Free Tutorial
Today let's sew together a Flying Dutchman quilt block. The Flying Dutchman block is a variation of the Dutchman's Puzzle block. It is composed of four Flying Geese units, four Hourglass units, and four rectangles so not very difficult and it makes an interesting design. Let's get started!

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Free Weathervane Variation Quilt Block Pattern

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Free Weathervane Variation Quilt Block Pattern
Today we're going to piece together this traditional Weathervane Variation quilt block. What makes this Weathervane quilt block different is the pinwheel in the middle! Not hard to do - just squares and Flying Geese units - so let's get started!

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Easy Chained Star Quilt Block Pattern

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Easy Chained Star Quilt Block Pattern
Today we're going to sew together this easy Chained Star quilt block. The block was designed by Margaret Huckeby and appeared in the Quilters Newsletter. The block finishes at 12" square and goes together quickly. Let's get started!

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