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Free Uneven Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern

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Free Uneven Log Cabin Quilt Block Pattern
Today let's sew up an Uneven Log Cabin quilt block! This variation (also known as an Off-Center Log Cabin) of the ever-popular log cabin adds a curve by using different width strips. 

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Easy Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

Today we're going to put together an easy Log Cabin quilt. The Log Cabin block is a traditional block that has lots of different layout options. Generally half of the block is light and the other half is dark. But you can use contrasting colors - like pink and blue - or even lots of prints but all in one color (think scrappy using all your green scraps). Let's get started! Fabric Requirements for a 50.5" x 64.5" Quilt (nice throw size): Center Fabric (Focal): ⅜ yard Fabric A (Pink & Green Print): ½ yard Fabric B (Green Tonal): ⅝...

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Free Pattern – Four Patch Log Cabin Quilt Block

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Free Pattern – Four Patch Log Cabin Quilt Block
Here’s another quilt block to use up those skinny strips you’ve been saving! The Four Patch Log Cabin quilt block is easy to do and finishes at 10″ square. I’m not sure why it’s called a “four patch”, looks like a sixteen patch to me!

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Four Patch Log Cabin Quilt Layouts

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Four Patch Log Cabin Quilt Layouts
I've had a couple of requests for layouts of the Four Patch Log Cabin quilt block that I did a while back. Here are a few different ways you can lay out the blocks. 

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How to Sew a Courthouse Steps Quilt Block

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How to Sew a Courthouse Steps Quilt Block
The Courthouse Steps quilt block is similar to sew as the Log Cabin block. It is a bit easier because you can add 2 strips to the block center before having to press and square up the block.

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