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Free Green Mountain Star Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Green Mountain Star Quilt Block Tutorial
The Green Mountain Star quilt is a lovely large quilt block that makes for a beautiful quilt. Also known as Aunt Mary's Star the block uses snowballed rectangles, Hourglass and Flying Geese patches and goes together quickly! Since the block is large, you don't need to make too many blocks for a quilt top! Plus I'll show you some layout ideas.

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How to Sew this Star Geese Quilt Block Variation - a Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew this Star Geese Quilt Block Variation - a Free Tutorial
Today let's take a look at my variation of the traditional Star Geese quilt block. The original is a nice block (I'll post a picture later in the tutorial) but I really like how this one looks in a quilt. We're going to be doing a bit of paper piecing but it's an easy unit to do. 

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How to Sew the Traditional Kansas Star Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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How to Sew the Traditional Kansas Star Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
The Kansas Star (or Crystal Star) quilt block is a classic block that first appeared in print in the Kansas City Star publication. The block is made entirely of square in a square patches so it is easy to sew together. Let's get started!

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How to Make the Square in a Star Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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How to Make the Square in a Star Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

This block is take off of the State Fair block I did a few weeks ago. With just a small change, another star was formed! This will be paired with another alternating block that will be the next tutorial. Let's check out what I'm calling the Square in a Star quilt block!

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How to Sew the Traditional State Fair Block - a Free Quilting Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew the Traditional State Fair Block - a Free Quilting Tutorial
Today let's look at this lovely star quilt block called State Fair Block. There are several blocks that go by the same name but we'll look at this older one. Traditionally, it is paired with another block which will become my next tutorial.

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