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Free Tutorial for the Easy Variable Star Quilt Block

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Free Tutorial for the Easy Variable Star Quilt Block
Today let's look at this easy Variable Star. First off - it goes by a ton of different names: Happy Home, Star of Virginia, Henry of the West, Star of Hope, Flying Crow to name a few! 

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How to Make the Traditional Domino Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Make the Traditional Domino Quilt Block
This Domino quilt block is so easy to put together. It uses only squares and modified flying geese units and sews up quick! I've made my block scrappy but it also looks great in a planned color scheme. 

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How to Sew this Variation of the Pinwheel Star Quilt Block or Brenda's Star

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How to Sew this Variation of the Pinwheel Star Quilt Block or Brenda's Star
This variation of the Pinwheel Star block uses flying geese, half square triangles and squares to create a center star with partial stars around it. While it has a lot of pieces, it's easier to sew together than the traditional block. Let's get started!

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How to Sew a Starshadow Traditional Quilt Block

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How to Sew a Starshadow Traditional Quilt Block
Let's look at this cute star block called Starshadow. It is fairly easy to sew together - just lots of pieces! This block first appeared in the Quilter's Newsletter publication and is a lovely traditional block. 

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How to Make a County Fair Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Make a County Fair Quilt Block
Today let's sew together this pretty star block called County Fair. It uses only half square triangles and snowballed corners so it goes together fairly easily!

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