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Free Arrowhead Star Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Arrowhead Star Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's sew together an Arrowhead Star Quilt Block! The Kansas City Star gave it this name but it goes by a host of other names: Laurel Wreath (by Grandmother Clark), Many Pointed Star (by Nancy Cabot), Michigan Beauty (by Clara Stone), etc., etc. It seems that Arrowhead Star and Michigan Beauty are the two most common names. 

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Traditional Quilt Block - Castle Tower Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Traditional Quilt Block - Castle Tower Tutorial
Today let's look at the traditional quilt block called Castle Tower. I really don't see a castle tower in the design but the original maker (whoever that might be) must have! The block is pretty easy to do with on two main components. Let's get started!

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Free Tutorial - Card Basket Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Tutorial - Card Basket Quilt Block
Let's sew together this traditional Card Basket Quilt Block today! I can't figure out how this translates to a "card basket" but it is a pretty star block. It only has three components and goes together pretty quickly. Let's get started!

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Cobwebs Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Cobwebs Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's sew together a traditional Cobwebs quilt block! This is a tribute to my housekeeping - lol! This block is a variation of the Shoofly block and is easy to put together so let's get started!

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