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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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The Easy Traditional Quilt Block Called Triplet

Posted by Elaine Huff on

The Easy Traditional Quilt Block Called Triplet
The Triplet quilt block is easy to create and makes an interesting quilt. With only Hourglass units and squares plus using only two colors, it goes together quickly. It was first published in the Kansas City Star publication. 

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How to Sew this Beautiful Star Quilt Block Called Two Color

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew this Beautiful Star Quilt Block Called Two Color
I'm not sure why this block is called Two Color. The example I saw used three colors plus a background! Perhaps it is referring to the two colors for the star points. However, it is a lovely star and pinwheel design.

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Love in a Mist Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Love in a Mist Quilt Block
The Love in a Mist quilt block is an easy block for beginners with only half square triangles, square in a square and square patches. This traditional style block was originally done with only a light and a dark or medium colored fabric. I had to do my own thing so I added in another color. Additionally, the center star could be a fourth color.

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The Honeymoon Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

The Honeymoon Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
The Honeymoon quilt block is a fun star block to sew together and it is easier than you might think. With only half square triangles, hourglass units, and squares, it goes together quickly!

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