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Grandmother's Own Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Grandmother's Own Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's take a look at the Grandmother's Own quilt block. This traditional quilt isn't too difficult - if you can do Flying Geese, you're good to go! There are several ways you could construct this block but I picked the one that has the fewest seams. Let's get started!

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Crossroads America Quilt Block - Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Crossroads America Quilt Block - Free Tutorial
Today let's look at the Crossroads America quilt block. It has several other names - City Park, Flower Fields, Galaxy, Night Watch, Under Blue Mountain Skies, etc. That's a bunch! The components of the block aren't difficult so let's get started.

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Easy Arkansas Traveler Quilt Block - Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Easy Arkansas Traveler Quilt Block - Free Tutorial
Today let's sew together an Arkansas Traveler quilt block. This Ladies Art Company block is a spool-type block and is an easy block to put together. Of course, there are other Arkansas Traveler blocks out there - one has a lovely diamond shape design. But let's get started on this one!

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Cats and Mice Free Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Cats and Mice Free Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's work on a Cats and Mice quilt block as published in the Ladies Art Company publication. This traditional quilt block was originally done with only a light and a dark fabric but, you know me, I had to add in a medium. It's an easy block that goes together quick, so let's get started!

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Broken Window Quilt Block Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Broken Window Quilt Block Free Tutorial
Today let's take a look at this Broken Window quilt block from the Kansas City Star publication. Once again, there are other blocks out there called Broken Window - that's just the way it is. This block isn't very difficult - if you can do Half Square Triangles and Flying Geese, you're good to go! Let's get started.

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